Chatham University

Admission Counselors & Staff

Elana DiPietro

Elana DiPietro

Undergraduate Admission Counselor
Phone: 412-365-1298
Cell: 412-302-2945

Elana graduated from Shippensburg University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications/Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations. Elana joined the undergraduate team in April 2012.

Elana brings admission and financial aid experience from previously working in online higher education. She was also actively involved in fundraising for the Shippensburg University Foundation as an undergraduate student and studied abroad for a summer in London.


Hometown: Latrobe, PA

Fun Fact: I participate in a bowling league.

Favorite Summer Activity: Going to Kennywood Park

Pittsburgh Recommendation: Visiting the Strip District on a Saturday morning

Why Chatham: We have many options to accelerate your learning. You can finish your bachelor degree in three years or earn a bachelor and master degree in five years! This can save you time and money, and start you in your career sooner than your peers. Our personalized faculty-led advising helps Chatham women successfully pursue these opportunities.

My Advice to Prospective Students: Try to attend more than one admission event at Chatham. You'll continue to build relationships with faculty and staff, and you might meet a potential roommate!