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Chatham University Stats, Info and Facts

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2,266 Students

55% Admitted

  • 2,269 full time
  • 752 part time
  • 186 men full time
  • 1,328 women full time
  • 693 applied
  • 429 admitted
  • 131 enrolled

1,208 Undergraduates

$37,363 Tuition/Year

  • 1,222 Graduates
  • 293 Non-Degree
  • $37,363 in state
  • $1,335 fees
  • $11,520 room & board
  • $1,000 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Mid East Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Four-one-four plan
School Mascot: Cougar
School Colors: Purple and white
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Rachel from Bronx, NY
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  • chatham university is a fine, well put together school. only if your looking for a small community of close friends, lots of fun and activities and to work hard. …

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  • Julia from Canada
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  • This is a great school if you are looking for small classes and a more personal relationship with your professors and fellow students. It is a little secluded due to…

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  • Megan from Canada
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  • Chatham University is a unique college. The undergrad is small and it is all women. The education is very individualized and I like that.…

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  • Anonymous
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  • chatham university is a safe empowering environment where women learn to be professional and strong.…

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Mission Statement

Chatham University prepares its students to build lives of purpose, value, and fulfilling work. Through professional skill development and liberal arts learning, Chatham prepares its graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.

Founded in 1869, Chatham University is a fully coed institution with an enrollment of over 2,200 students and over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability; health & wellness; business & communications; and the arts & sciences.

Chatham is the alma mater of environmental icon Rachel Carson (Class of '29), and is recognized as a leader in the field of sustainability, having been selected as one of the Top 50 Green Colleges by The Princeton Review; ranked in the top five nationally for sustainability achievements in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS); and mentioned in a 2012 Forbes article as one of the places "contributing to Pittsburgh's transformation into a destination for green living."

Chatham University
  • Located in Pittsburgh, PA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 2,266 students enrolled
  • 55% admitted
  • $37,363 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
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  • Ashley from Slippery Rock, PA
  • I am a current student here

    Chatham University helps each student to find something that they would like to participate in. Each year the student affairs provides the students with several different activities and even goes as far to challenge the students to make a group if there is not one already available that they are interested in.

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  • Anonymous Reviewer
  • I am a current student here

    There is so much to do on and off campus. Even the classes are fun. If you are willing to apply yourself and try new things, you'll never be bored or unhappy here.

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  • Heather from Pittsburgh, PA
  • I am a past student here

    To much drama since it was an all women's college. The staff could also be a little uncooperative and unfriendly at times. The financial aid office was filled with incompetent persons, thank god I was a math major.

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