If you are thinking about applying to Chatham University, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the fee for the application costs $35. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Chatham University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Chatham University is moderately difficult. Chatham University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Chatham University accepted 66% of all applicants., around 1,658 of the 2,505 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Chatham University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Chatham University must submit the following items. Double check with Chatham University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Chatham University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Chatham University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||19%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1%|
|Chatham University does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Chatham University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 85% of Chatham University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 27% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Chatham University applicants, you should strive to earn between 1060 and 1240 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Chatham University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1240 and 25% of scored lower than 1060, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Chatham University students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Chatham University students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Chatham University, you should strive to earn between 22 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Chatham University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Chatham University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Chatham University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Chatham University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Chatham University?
Students who are admitted to Chatham University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Chatham University accept transfer credits?
Chatham University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Chatham University accepts:
DSST/DANTES Life Long Learning Credit ACE recommendations for credit
Does Chatham University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Chatham University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Chatham University?
Chatham University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Chatham University? Chatham University is a somewhat selective institution. The Chatham University acceptance rate is 66%. This means that the institution accepts 66 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Chatham University is Aug 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Chatham University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Chatham University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Chatham University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Chatham University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.71. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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