Total Cost $20,008
Total Enrollment 1,488
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 15 : 1

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
1837 University Circle, Cheyney, Pennsylvania 19319-0200
(610) 399-2000

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. The founding of Cheyney University was made possible by Richard Humphreys, a Quaker philanthropist who bequeathed $10,000, one tenth of his estate, to design and establish a school to educate the descendents of the African race.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus Setting Rural: Fringe
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Admissions Office Phone 610-399-2275
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 1837 University Circle P.O. Box 200 Cheyney, PA 19319-0200
Admissions Website
Application Fee $20
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