1837 University Circle
Cheyney, PA 19319-0200
Undergraduate & Graduate
Undergraduate Tuition and Fees - $4,972 in-state, $12,432 out-of-state
Room & Board - N/A
Founded in 1837 as the Institute for Colored Youth, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is the oldest of the historically Black Colleges and Universities in America.
Their mission is to prepare confident, competent, reflective, visionary leaders and responsible citizens. "We uphold our tradition of academic excellence as we maintain our historical commitment to opportunity and access for students of diverse backgrounds. Cheyney University provides a nurturing, intellectually challenging and socially enriching environment."
The University is located on a 275-acre campus about 25 miles west of Center City, Philadelphia in Cheyney, PA. The area and the University derive their name from George Cheyney's Farm which became the current campus of Cheyney University. George Cheyney's Farm and the surrounding area was part of the original land grant given to William Penn in 1681.
Cheyney University offers a liberal arts curriculum. The most popular undergraduate majors are Social sciences, Business, Management, Marketing, and related support services, Psychology, Communication, Journalism, and related programs, Parks, recreation, leisure, and Fitness studies
The university has an undergraduate enrollment of 1,295 full-time and 106 part-time and 178 graduate students.
There are 103 full-time and 24 part-time faculty.
The student to teacher ratio is 14:1.
Universities-Master's (North): fourth tier
Overall score: N/A
Average freshman retention rate: 60%
2006 graduation rate: (Predicted) 32%