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Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA

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.

Web Sitewww.chatham.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,002
   Women809 (80.7%)
   Men193 (19.3%)
Graduate Students1,108

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate53% of 1,926 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.72
SAT Math528 average
480-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading542 average
470-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing520 average
460-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite24 average
21-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$51,810
Tuition and Fees
$35,475
Room and Board
$11,042
Average Percent of Need Met74%
Average Freshman Award$28,841
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$37,734

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
114
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 15% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Pittsburgh Population306,211
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 87% of freshmen, 52% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotCougars
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.9% Asian
10.0% Black/African-American
4.6% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.9% White
4.3% Unknown
International Students2.3% from 20 countries
First-Year Students Returning80.5%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
48.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
59%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.27 3.51 625 590 27
Low 2.06 2.08 600 580 19
High 4.00 4.50 650 600 33
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