Chestnut Hill College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Chestnut Hill College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,955 students enrolled. This school was established in 1924 and is one of the 44 schools and colleges located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Chestnut Hill College is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
63
Fair
Chestnut Hill College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Chestnut Hill College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 63 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
66%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Chestnut Hill College student retention rate is relatively low at 66% (below Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Chestnut Hill College is low: 44%.

Student to faculty ratio at Chestnut Hill College is good, 9:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$33,200
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high, about $33,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Chestnut Hill College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $200; which makes it a total of $33,200 per year.

Read the details about Chestnut Hill College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
93%
Easy
According to government data, 1,215 applications were submitted and 1,125 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

This college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Chestnut Hill College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Chestnut Hill College provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Chestnut Hill College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Chestnut Hill College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 600 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime information, Chestnut Hill College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Chestnut Hill College Location and Maps



Post Address: Chestnut Hill College, 9601 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19118-2693, USA
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