Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

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world rank  4120

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Established in 1837, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is a non-profit public state liberal arts higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Cheyney (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Cheyney University of Pennsylvania also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1837
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 1837 University Circle
Cheyney
19319-0200 Pennsylvania
United States
Tel +1 (610) 399 2275
Fax +1 (610) 399 2666

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Historically Black Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Cheyney and Creek Roads
Cheyney 19319-0019
(610) 399 2275
800 243 9369

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's Library
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 281,196 physical volumes, 8,011 physical media and 48 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 452 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1951


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education

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