Chestnut Hill College Rankings

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In the World#4863 of 14178
In North America#1327 of 2629
In the United States#1250 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#83 of 155
In Philadelphia#12 of 19

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
65%
Average SAT
1009
Avg. cost to attend
$29,156 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
1,197
Graduates
403
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
chc.edu

Chestnut Hill College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate65%63%66%
Applicants1,440580860
Admissions935364571
Freshmen enrolled full time221103118
Freshmen enrolled part time11

3 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
188 or 90%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 918
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Chestnut Hill College are 918-1100 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1 or 1%
submitted ACT

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
College-preparatory program Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White696 (44%)
Black or African American465 (29%)
Hispanic172 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown131 (8%)
Two or more races58 (4%)
Nonresident Alien39 (2%)
Asian36 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,156/year
Average aid awarded
$22,760
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$24,394
$30-48K$22,934
$48-75K$23,857
$75-110K$28,178
$110K+$30,982

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$36,950$17,040
Tuition in-state$36,950$17,040
Tuition out-of-state$36,950$17,040
Fee in-district$250$230
Fee in-state$250$230
Fee out-of-state$250$230

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity470
Combined charge for room and board$11,000

Chestnut Hill College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Human Services, General5831
Counseling Psychology52
Business Administration and Management, General36
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2412
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration35
Clinical Psychology1119
Psychology, General27
Biology & Biological Sciences, General20
Communication, General13
Cyber & Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism12
Secondary Education and Teaching12
Accounting11
Educational Leadership and Administration, General10
Business & Corporate Communications7
Health & Health Care Administration & Management7
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General7
Reading Teacher Education6
History, General5
Marketing & Marketing Management, General5
Special Education and Teaching, General5
Educational & Instructional Technology5
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies4
English Language and Literature, General4
Exercise Physiology4
Elementary Education and Teaching31
Education, General4
Child Care and Support Services Management3
Accounting and Business & Management3
Forensic Science and Technology3
Sociology3
International & Global Studies3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other11
Environmental Science2
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other2
Fine & Studio Arts, General2
Political Science and Government, General2
Music, General2
Music Teacher Education2
Montessori Teacher Education2
Molecular Biology1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other1
Biochemistry1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Organizational Leadership1
Computer and Information Sciences, General1
Mathematics, General1
Grand Total31715219
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate56%51%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,046
Citations
38,632

Publication count by topic

Medicine
453
Psychology
168
Computer science
59
Biology
45
Engineering
44
Sociology
38
Chemistry
37
Materials science
27
Political science
24
Art
22
History
19
Business
15
Mathematics
14
Philosophy
12
Physics
8
Economics
4
Geology
2
Geography
2
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology100711,782
Medicine121114,938
Philosophy126757
Sociology1426871
Engineering16161,947
Art169018
Political science1820221
Computer science22231,887
Economics2549248
Biology25582,808
History25865
Materials science26301,310
Chemistry33001,043
Mathematics3434281
Business358087
Physics381066
Geography419123
Geology44232
Environmental science53872

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199015105
199115161
199212180
19939218
199410222
199516173
199623247
199719224
199820335
199922426
200018508
200117624
200233829
200325876
200428952
2005271278
2006381457
2007231486
2008241754
2009221932
2010291961
2011271959
2012322028
2013452289
2014542377
2015492223
2016392138
2017592044
2018341763
2019512040
2020592250

General info

Alternative namesCHC
Founded1924
WikipediaChestnut Hill College
MottoFides, Caritas, Scientia
Faith, Charity, Knowledge
Colorsred
Academic CalendarSeptember to May
Total FTE staff249
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address9601 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19118-2693
United States
City population1,581,000
Phone2152487000
Fax+1 (215) 248 7155

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