Chatham University is on a 427-acre campus in the urban setting of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, not far from Pittsburgh.
Chatham University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Chatham University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Chatham University has the Chatham Student Government. In fact, more students participate in the Chatham Student Government than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Chatham University include Residence Hall Council, Student Athletic Advisory Council (SAAC), Creative Writing Club and MFA Writing Council and Graduate Student Assembly.
The Chatham University community comes together each year for Spring Formal, Fall Talent Show and Thanksgiving Dinner.
This table offers information on housing at Chatham University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||54%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||754|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||648|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||44%|
Chatham University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Chatham University students live on campus. In 2022, 54% of undergrads at Chatham University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 44% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Chatham University. There are 754 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,460 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 648 students chose to live on-campus.
Chatham University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Chatham University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Chatham University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Chatham University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Chatham University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Chatham University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Chatham University has self-defense education, well-lighted pathways and sidewalks.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Chatham University, take Interstate 376, Interstate 79, Interstate 76 to Pittsburgh, PA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Pittsburgh International airport.
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