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Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cheyney, PA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate85%
Acceptance Rate85%

About Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Overview

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is a public, state school in the suburban setting of Cheyney, Pennsylvania. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1837 and the school enrolls around 623 students a year, including 623 undergraduates. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania ensures on-campus housing for up to 1,074 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 60% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

📆 Mark your calendar! March 31, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania!

Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania on the Student Life page.

2022 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.4
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 90%
In-State Tuition $7,716
Out-of-State $12,732
Percent of Need Met 87%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $10,675

Is Cheyney University of Pennsylvania a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what Cheyney University of Pennsylvania offers and if the college seems like a good fit for you.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate 2022

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is not difficult to get into. Around 85% of applicants get into Cheyney University of Pennsylvania each year. Last year, 1,127 students applied to Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and 960 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 55% of students who start at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania return for their second year of college. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 25%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Cheyney University of Pennsylvania directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania meets 87% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Cheyney University of Pennsylvania full-time are awarded $10,675 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $21,000 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

Based on this information, does Cheyney University of Pennsylvania seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Cheyney University of Pennsylvania a good school for you?

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Where is Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Located?

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is located in the suburban setting of Cheyney, Pennsylvania, in the suburbs of Philadelphia.

If you would like to see Cheyney University of Pennsylvania for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Route 3 to Cheyney, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Philadelphia International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and Cheyney are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1837 University Circle, PO Box 200 Cheyney, PA 19319

Campus Setting: Suburban

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 31

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is Mar 31.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania ACT Scores

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ACT Range

15 - 21

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

21 and Above

Good

15 to 21

Avg

15 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is 18. Students with an ACT score of 21 and above have a good chance of getting into Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 21 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$14,790

In State

$14,790

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
Unknown
Unknown
Fees
$3,438
$3,438
Housing
$11,352
$11,352
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is like? There are approximately 623 students enrolled at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 70% percent are from PA and 30% percent of students are from other states.

90%

Full Time

10%

Part Time

70%

In State

30%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

623

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

85%

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 31
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