Chatham University

Undergraduate Admission

The Chatham Advantage

  • A student-to-teacher ratio of 10:1. Faculty – not teaching assistants – teach all classes and advise students.

  • All first year and transfer students receive a 13-inch MacBook Pro computers to use both in and out of the classroom.

  • Chatham's Integrated Degree programs enables students to earn both bachelor's and master's degrees from Chatham or partnering institutions, such as Carnegie Mellon, in as few as five years.

  • Chatham students may register for classes at any of Pittsburgh's nine other colleges and universities including Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh – both of which are within walking distance of the campus.

  • The Chatham Abroad program offers international travel and study for every student.

  • Mentoring programs link students to more than 350 internships nationwide.

  • The Global Focus program brings a region of the world; its politics, geography, cultures, and perceptions – into closer view for the entire campus community through course work, service learning projects, lectures, movies, and discussions. Recent Global Focus topics include Latin America and the Communities of Islam.

  • Chatham's eight women's – and five men's beginning in fall 2015 – NCAA Division III sports teams have a home in an $18 million Athletic and Fitness Center, featuring a competition pool, gym, squash courts, cardio rooms, climbing wall, running track, and exercise and dance studios.