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Chestnut Hill is a private liberal arts college founded in 1924. Its 45-acre campus is located in Chestnut Hill, a residential area of Philadelphia.

Website: www.chc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,364
Undergraduate
Students
(63.0%) 860 Women
(37.0%) 504 Men
482
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
96% of 1,286 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.20
SAT Math
480-560 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
535 average
480-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
20-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$59,693
Tuition and Fees
$37,200
Room and Board
$11,000
Average Percent of Need Met
66%
Average Freshman Award
$27,947
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$32,278
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
82
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 54% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Philadelphia Population
1,547,607
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
52% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Griffen
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
34.3% Black/African-American
9.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
39.2% White
11.0% Unknown
International Students
2.3% from 39 countries
First-Year Students Returning
78.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
46.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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