Woodland Road Pittsburgh, PA 15232 800-837-1290
http://www.chatham.edu admissions@chatham.edu
About Chatham College
  • Year of Foundation 1869
  • Size of Campus 39 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population N/A
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $23,110
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 2,300
Chatham University prepares students from around the world to help develop solutions to some of the world’s greatest challenges. Consistently ranked among the top master’s-level institutions in the Northeast by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, Chatham University is also ranked in the top five percent of graduate-intensive institutions nationally and experienced the fastest-growing enrollment in the Pittsburgh region over the past decade. Chatham University prepares its students, bachelors through doctoral level, on campus and around the world, to excel in their professions and to be engaged, environmentally responsible, globally conscious, life-long learners, and citizen leaders for democracy. Chatham College for Women offers superb career preparation informed by the liberal arts. Chatham College for Graduate Studies and Chatham College for Continuing and Professional Studies provide men and women with undergraduate, graduate, professional, and continuing education of the highest quality with primary emphasis on preparation for work and the professions.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Chatham Global Focus(event series on a world region); Chatham Traditions: Rea Haunted House, Candlelight Concert/Fickes Eggnog, Spring Fling/Bucket & Blossom Day/Tutorial Bonfire, Opening & Closing Convocations.
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa; Mortar Board; Beta Beta Beta; Omicron Delta Epsilon; Phi Sigma Iota; Psi Chi; Sigma Tau Delta; Chi Sigma Iota; Golden Z.
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Chatham Christian Fellowship; Hillel.
  • Other on-campus organizations 2%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union; International Student Association; Gateway Student Assoc (age 23+).
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh, PA (23), Pittsburgh, PA (23)
  • Distance to nearest train Pittsburgh, PA (6)
  • Distance to nearest bus Pittsburgh, PA (6)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 25%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 2%
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (74%), apartments for married students (2%), apartment for single students (24%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 6
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 44%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 33%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 26%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 61
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Regional History Collection; Women's History Collection; Wray African American Collection; Rachel Carson Collection.
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Number Of Books in Library 80,000
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums new (2004) athletic and recreation building; new (2000) science building & greenhouse; 32-acre campus is designated as an arboretum; arts facilities include 2 theaters and a media center.
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Number Of Subscriptions 384
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 48
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number Of Microforms 22,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 152
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 458
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 18
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 47%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Carnegie Mellon)
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs American Eagle Outfitters Corporate HQ, Child Protective Services, CORO Center for Civic Leadership, Federal Express, Jewish Community Center, Peace Corps, Pittsburgh Pirates, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Health System, US Steel, WQED Communications
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 50%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,290