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Chatham University (formerly Chatham College) is a private, liberal arts college founded in 1869 awarding baccalaureate degrees to women only. The university offers masters, doctorates, and online continuing education to women and men. Its 32-acre campus is located in a residential area, eight miles from downtown Pittsburgh. Several mansions in the neighborhood serve as student dormitories.

Website: www.chatham.edu/

Private
1,208
Undergraduate
Students
(76.2%) 920 Women
(23.8%) 288 Men
1,061
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
55% of 2,231 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.67
SAT Math
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
587 average
540-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$52,132
Tuition and Fees
$37,611
Room and Board
$12,090
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$34,692
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$35,817
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
120
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 39% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Pittsburgh Population
306,211
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
60% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cougars
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
5.8% Black/African-American
3.5% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.1% White
17.9% Unknown
International Students
5.5% from 25 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
40%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
19.2%
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