9601 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19118-2693 215-248-7001
About Chestnut Hill College
  • Year of Foundation 1924
  • Size of Campus 75 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,039
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 70%, 30%, 32%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $29,100
  • Room and Board $8,800
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 1,277
Chestnut Hill College is a coeducational Roman Catholic college in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. It was founded in 1924 as a women's college by the Sisters of St. Joseph, and originally named Mount Saint Joseph College. In 1980 the college established a coeducational graduate education program, and started to admit male students to its undergraduate programs in 2003. As of 2012, a total of 2,318 students were enrolled in Chestnut Hill College's three constituent schools.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Puerto Rican Day Parade, Aids Walk, Halloween Party for Children, Faculty/Student Jeopardy, Senior Dinner, Christmas Decorations, Christmas Concert, Campus Theater Performances, Music Department Recitals; Latin Lovers Bash, African American Awareness Socie
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Delta Epsilon Sigma, Kappa Gamma Pi, Psi Chi (Pyschology), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Kappa Epsilon Delta, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Alpha Lambda Adult Education Foundation;
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry Group; Community Service (volunteer branch of Student Government); Students for Peace and Justice;
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Awareness Society, Asian-American Society, Hispanics in Action, Mosaic of Cultures Club (Multicultural);
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Philadelphia (20), Philadelphia (20)
  • Distance to nearest train Philadelphia (12)
  • Distance to nearest bus Philadelphia (12)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 70%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (35%), women's dorms (50%), other housing options (15%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 219,532
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 15
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of e-books 968
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 129,090
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,133
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,401
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Museums Planetarium, Atronomy Observatory, Dowling Art Gallery
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 350
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 60
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Library Facilities Irish Collection, Curriculum Library for Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Rare Books Collection
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Academic research and educational institutions, social service agencies; financial, insurance, and pharmaceutical companies; criminal justice system.
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis