Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

1837 University Cir, Cheyney, United States
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Overview of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

About this school

Cheyney, founded in 1837, is a public, historically black university. Its 275-acre campus is located 24 miles west of Philadelphia.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:997
    • Men:499 (50.1%)
    • Women:498 (49.9%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Required
June 15
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1837 University Circle, PO Box 200
City, State, Zip
Cheyney, PA  19319
Phone
(610) 399-2275
Fax
(610) 399-2099
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 31
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
3 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
-

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
85% of 1,127 applicants were admitted
Women
89% of 596 applicants were admitted
Men
81% of 531 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
231 (24%) of 960 admitted students enrolled
Women
104 (20%) of 528 admitted students enrolled
Men
127 (29%) of 432 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.37
375 And Above
4%
3.50 - 3.74
2%
3.25 - 3.49
10%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
35%
2.00 - 2.49
32%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18 average |15-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
7%
• Score 18 - 23
47%
• Score 12 - 17
47%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $10,236|Out-of-state: $15,106
  • Room & Board: - $10,420 (70.54840893703452%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,500 (10.15572105619499%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,850 (19.295870006770482%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Cheyney University of Pennsylvania accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline April 15
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003317
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
245 (98.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
227 (92.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
201 (88.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
105 (52.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$10,675
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 201 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,876
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 155 (77.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,800
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 83 (41.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Average amount $7,000

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,030 (97.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,005 (97.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
989 (98.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
451 (45.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$11,789
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 989 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,975
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 706 (71.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,900
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 570 (57.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Average amount $10,000

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
92%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$21,000
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
10.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Education, Mathematics, Premedicine
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,300

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


45

Part-Time Faculty


45

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


40%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 16% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 8% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 38% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 5% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
162
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Cheyney University of Pennsylvania provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


55.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


10.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


22.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


25.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (14)


  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Social sciences, Psychology, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Education, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study (6)


  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Public Administration
  • Special Education
  • Urban Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,000

Nearest Metropolitan Area


275 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Philadelphia

Weather


Temperature
22.8 average low in January, 81.7 average high in September
Rain
164 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Chester
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Elwyn

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


80% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


20%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Wolves
School Colors
Royal blue and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Football
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-Country Running
Football
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Cheyney University of Pennsylvania offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, national fraternities, national sororities, national council of negro women, student government association, alpha kappa alpha, gospel choir, modern men

Sororities


30% of women participate

Fraternities


30% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


936

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
997
Women
498
Men
499

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.0% Asian
  • 85.7% Black/African-American
  • 3.7% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 1.2% White
  • 5.6% Unknown

International Students


0.2%

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


25

Student Resources

Study resources