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Cheyney, founded in 1837, is a public, historically black university. Its 275-acre campus is located 24 miles west of Philadelphia.

Website: cheyney.edu/

Public
Co-ed
997
Undergraduate
Students
(49.9%) 498 Women
(50.1%) 499 Men
25
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 1,127 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
March 31

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
2.37
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
18 average
15-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $21,999
Out-of-state: $27,015
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,533
Out-of-state: $15,549
Room and Board
$11,466
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Freshman Award
$10,675
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$21,000
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
45
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Cheyney Population
1,000
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
80% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Wolves
Sororities
30% of women participate
Fraternities
30% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.0% Asian
85.7% Black/African-American
3.7% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
1.2% White
5.6% Unknown
International Students
0.2%
First-Year Students Returning
55.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
10.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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