#43 Best Private Colleges in Pennsylvania

Chestnut Hill College

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Student Population
Chestnut Hill College overview
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Online chc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Chestnut Hill College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Chestnut Hill College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,318 prospective students applied, and 1,649 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 227 enrolled in the school.  1,150 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 378 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $37,950 plus fees of $250. CHC is ranked 749 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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CHC is rated within the lower 37% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
Chestnut Hill College overview
SAT 900/1090
GPA 3.12
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jul 15, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $35

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Chestnut Hill College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,298
Other Fees$250
Room and Board $11,000
Budget for Other Expenses$7,898
Total One Year Cost$58,396

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
44% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Chestnut Hill College students
Subject Percent of Class
Human Services 21%
Business 18%
Education 18%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 9%
Psychology 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211583 IPEDS survey data for Chestnut Hill College.

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