Chatham University

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Chatham University, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Pittsburgh, PA, a predominately urban area. Approximately two thousand students are enrolled at Chatham University.

Roughly 60% of all students which applied were accepted at Chatham University, and from those that were granted acceptance about 20% continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Chatham University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Chatham University was reported as 62.2% in Fall 2020 with over 2,530 college applications submitted to Chatham University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Chatham University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 53.0%
  • 2017-2018: 54.5%
  • 2018-2019: 55.4%
  • 2019-2020: 62.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 53.6%

How Does Chatham University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Chatham University is ten percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Carlow University91.8%
Point Park University73.1%
La Roche College99.4%
Robert Morris University84.5%
Seton Hill University75.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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