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Chatham University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$51,218 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$37,363 tuition
$11,520 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,335 fees
(Based on stats from 2018/2019)

$51,218 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$37,363 tuition
$11,520 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,335 fees
(Based on stats from 2018/2019)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$19,910 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
47% get federal aid ($4,716 avg)
4% get state aid ($3,148 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($19,910 avg)
79% get loans ($8,898 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.97% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.97% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $22,231 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,716 47%
Pell Grants $4,318 47%
Other Federal Grants $1,500 12%
Institution Grant Aid $19,910 100%
State Grant Aid $3,148 4%
Student Loans $8,898 79%
Federal Loans $4,430 90%
Other Loans $15,042 18%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,000 - $3,000 Y N Y N
$2,500 Y N Y N
$5,000 Y Y
$1,000 Y Y N
$1,000 - $3,000 Y Y N
$2,000 Y N Y N
$6,000 Y N Y N
$2,000 Y Y
$10,000 Y
$2,000 Y Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Chatham University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 365-1100


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Anonymous
  • I am a current student here

    Academics wise, yes. Experience wise, no. This school is very very expensive with little to do unless it involves academic learning this school is somewhat boring. Most people are very helpful but the financial aid office is very impatient and unhelpful.

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  • Kaitlin from Pittsburgh, PA
  • I am a current student here

    In my opinion, Chathamâ??s bang falls way short of its buck. Chatham is one of the most expensive universities in the Pittsburgh areaâ??currently bar none other than Carnegie Mellon. You lose your buck when you blink at this school. The meal plans are required and expensive from some not great meals. Books (like almost all universities) are ridiculous. I certainly donâ??t feel the dorms are worth what you pay in housing fees, and tuition alone is scary and rising yearly. For fall of 2014 there will be a three percent raise in tuition, with no promises it wonâ??t continue to rise year after year (keep in mind scholarships do not increase when tuition increases). Also, the university likes to sell student on the fact that upon admission acceptance students are given a brand new Apple MacBook Pro, with maintenance and software for free; however, students pay for that computer in tuition and computer fees. In fact, if you do the math a MacBook pro costs roughly thirteen hundred dollars where students pay approximately two thousand in computer fees throughout their undergraduate studies. I think the pricing is absolutely ridiculous; however, if youâ??re really interested in Chatham I highly recommend applying for every scholarship you can and applying for on-campus work (insider information: student ambassador jobs pay the best).

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