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Private
Co-ed
3,345
Undergraduate
Students
(57.0%) 1,908 Women
(43.0%) 1,437 Men
3,276
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
70% of 6,422 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.45
SAT Math
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$66,666
Tuition and Fees
$48,740
Room and Board
$14,812
Average Percent of Need Met
77%
Average Freshman Award
$38,316
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 18% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Chester Population
34,031
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
47% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Pioneers
Sororities
14% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.3% Asian
12.9% Black/African-American
5.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
72.8% White
1.9% Unknown
International Students
2.4%
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
51.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
73%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.0%
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