Chatham University

About Chatham University

About Chatham

Chatham University is home to almost 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students on 39 park-like acres in the Shadyside area of Pittsburgh. The University is a private, selective, fully accredited, nonsectarian institution, consisting of three distinct Colleges:

Chatham College for Women, offering baccalaureate degrees to women only;

College for Graduate Studies, offering master's and doctoral degrees and teacher certification to both women and men; andchatham_university1.jpg

College for Continuing and Professional Studies, offering undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education online to both women and men.

The University is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, Pennsylvania Department of Education , Pennsylvania Department of Education teacher certification program, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, American Chemical Society, the American Physical Therapy Association, Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, Council on Social Work Education, and Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board.


Mission Statement
Chatham University prepares its students, bachelors through doctoral level, on campus and around the world, to excel in their professions and to be engaged, environmentally responsible, globally conscious, life-long learners, and citizen leaders for democracy. Chatham College for Women offers superb career preparation informed by the liberal arts. Chatham College for Graduate Studies and Chatham College for Continuing and Professional Studies provide men and women with undergraduate, graduate, professional, and continuing education of the highest quality with primary emphasis on preparation for work and the professions.

Student Life
Students at Chatham University immerse themselves in academics, co-curricular activities, and city life here in Pittsburgh, PA. At Chatham University, you’ll find an academic and social chatham_university2.jpgenvironment where everyone- from professors in the classroom to strong alumnae/alumni networks to fellow students- cares about your future. The Student Affairs Division at Chatham is committed to assisting students in becoming active members of our campus community, through a variety of programs and services. The Student Affairs staff members are here to help Chatham students stretch their imaginations, learn about themselves, discover the world, and achieve their aspirations. Chatham University has a lot in store for students outside the classroom.

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