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Chatham University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$43,300 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,294 tuition
$9,986 on campus room & board
$860 books and supplies
$1,160 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$43,300 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$31,294 tuition
$9,986 on campus room & board
$860 books and supplies
$1,160 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$17,987 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
48% get federal aid ($4,980 avg)
48% get state aid ($5,829 avg)
97% get institn'l aid ($17,987 avg)
94% get loans ($7,302 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.60% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.60% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $22,699 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,980 48%
Pell Grants $4,395 48%
Other Federal Grants $1,365 21%
Institution Grant Aid $17,987 97%
State Grant Aid $5,829 48%
Student Loans $7,302 94%
Federal Loans $5,596 94%
Other Loans $11,043 15%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,000 - $3,000 Y N Y N
$2,500 Y N Y N
$10,000 Y N N
$1,000 - $3,000 Y N Y N
$2,000 Y N N
$6,000 Y N Y N
$2,000 Y Y
$10,000 Y
$2,000 Y Y
$2,000 Y Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Chatham University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 365-1100
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $759
Out of State $759


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Anonymous
  • Nov-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Academics wise, yes. Experience wise, no. This school is very very expensive with little to do unless it involves academic learning this school is somewhat boring. Most people are very helpful but the financial aid office is very impatient and unhelpful.

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  • Kaitlin from Pittsburgh, PA
  • Mar-16-2014 I am a current student here

    In my opinion, Chathamâ??s bang falls way short of its buck. Chatham is one of the most expensive universities in the Pittsburgh areaâ??currently bar none other than Carnegie Mellon. You lose your buck when you blink at this school. The meal plans are required and expensive from some not great meals. Books (like almost all universities) are ridiculous. I certainly donâ??t feel the dorms are worth what you pay in housing fees, and tuition alone is scary and rising yearly. For fall of 2014 there will be a three percent raise in tuition, with no promises it wonâ??t continue to rise year after year (keep in mind scholarships do not increase when tuition increases). Also, the university likes to sell student on the fact that upon admission acceptance students are given a brand new Apple MacBook Pro, with maintenance and software for free; however, students pay for that computer in tuition and computer fees. In fact, if you do the math a MacBook pro costs roughly thirteen hundred dollars where students pay approximately two thousand in computer fees throughout their undergraduate studies. I think the pricing is absolutely ridiculous; however, if youâ??re really interested in Chatham I highly recommend applying for every scholarship you can and applying for on-campus work (insider information: student ambassador jobs pay the best).

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