Chatham University Overview
Chatham University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Chatham University Known For?
- Students at Chatham may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
- Students at Chatham have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The highest award offered at Chatham is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
- The average Chatham student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Chatham University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Chatham has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Chatham.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Chatham has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Chatham University?
Contact details for Chatham are given below.
|Address:||Woodland Road, Office Of Institutional Research, Pittsburgh, PA 15232|
How Do I Get Into Chatham?
You can apply to Chatham online at: www.chatham.edu/admission/apply.cfm
Admission Requirements for Chatham
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Chatham?
Approximately 24% of accepted students are men and 76% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 48%, and the acceptance rate for women is 57%.
Can I Afford Chatham University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Chatham, approximately 93% of students took out student loans averaging $8,414 a year. That adds up to $33,656 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Chatham is 3.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Chatham University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,029 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,142 full-time undergraduates at Chatham, 30% are male and 70% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Chatham University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||55|
|Hispanic or Latino||52|
Pennsylvania students aren't the only ones who study at Chatham University. At this time, 18 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 32 countries are represented at Chatham. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and Canada.
Online Learning at Chatham University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Chatham has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 49th most popular in Pennsylvania for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Chatham
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Chatham University was 0.1%. This is the #2,016 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Chatham regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Chatham majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Architecture & Related Services||11%|
|Business Administration & Management||3%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||3%|
|English Language & Literature||4%|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||41%|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||50%|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||2%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Chatham ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Chatham.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Architecture & Related Services||#12|
|English Language & Literature||#110|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Chatham University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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