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Campus & Student Life at Chestnut Hill College

Home to about 1,074 undergraduates in 2020, Chestnut Hill College is a small, private college located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Chestnut Hill College offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Chestnut Hill College can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Chestnut Hill College Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Chestnut Hill College is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.

Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.

Chestnut Hill College Has a Disability Services Site

For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Chestnut Hill College Disability Services.

Chestnut Hill College for the Military

While not a "service academy", Chestnut Hill College does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Chestnut Hill College Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Chestnut Hill College for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Chestnut Hill College

Chestnut Hill College offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Chestnut Hill College

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Chestnut Hill College

Chestnut Hill College has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,074 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 938 (87.3%). Part-time attendance was 136 (12.7%).


Chestnut Hill College is Ranked #807 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Chestnut Hill College is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Chestnut Hill College #807 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Chestnut Hill College

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Chestnut Hill College by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Chestnut Hill College Diversity Guide.

Chestnut Hill College Competes in the NCAA

Chestnut Hill College has a total of 244 student athletes, 143 men and 101 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$2,266,766
Total Expenses (all teams)$2,266,766

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Chestnut Hill College Athletics

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