Private 4 Year

Chatham Tuition & Cost

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 1 Reviews

How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Chatham University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,434
Room and Board $12,226
Other Expenses Budget$2,000

Annual Prices

The annual tuition to attend Chatham University is $39,443. The cost is the same for both in-state and out-of-state students. Room and board fees are an additional $12,226. For educational materials, students should allocate approximately $1,000 for books and supplies plus $1,434 for other fees charged by the school. Finally, students should budget $2,000 for miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. With all these fees considered, the expected total cost to attend Chatham University on a full-time basis is $56,103 per annum.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Chatham University, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Chatham University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$20,348
$30,001 to $48,000$23,065
$48,001 to $75,000$25,304
$75,001 to $110,000$28,910

The average reported annual net price for Chatham University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $28,310 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

100% of full-time undergrad Chatham University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $24,740 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 73% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,361 and 25% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $17,220.

Finanical Aid Chatham University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $24,740 100%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $21,204 100%
Pell Grants $4,189 31%
Other Federal Grants $2,430 4%
State and Local Grants $5,233 41%
Federal Student Loans $5,361 73%
Other Student Loans $17,220 25%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Chatham University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $87,364. The loan balance of $87,364 is a four year multiple of the $21,841 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $926 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $87,364
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $926.20
Total Interest Paid $23,780.46
Sum of All Loan Payments $111,144.46

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $56,103
2 $57,825
3 $59,600
4 $61,429

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Chatham University to be $224,412 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.1% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Chatham University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $957 $2,871 $3,828

Estimated cost for a class at Chatham University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Chatham University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Chatham University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
Costs for Similar Colleges 

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211556 IPEDS survey data for Chatham University.