Chestnut Hill College

Chestnut Hill College | Your Future is Calling
Chestnut Hill College Campus Chestnut Hill College is a four-year, coeducational, Catholic, comprehensive college founded in 1924 by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The mission of the college centers on the growth of the whole student, academically and personally.

Located in Philadelphia, the campus is situated on 75 acres. Students have the dual benefit of an idyllic campus and access to a cultural metropolis. An official historic district reminiscent of a colonial village, this section of Philadelphia provides convenient opportunities for shopping, dining, and transportation to downtown Philadelphia. Chestnut Hill College is a school in a safe suburban setting with all the advantages of a cosmopolitan experience.

Traditional students comprise the School of Undergraduate Studies. Chestnut Hill College also awards the M.Ed., M.A., and M.S. in the School of Graduate Studies, and the college also awards a doctoral degree in clinical psychology (Psy.D.).

When it comes to activities, students enthusiastically engage in numerous clubs, organizations, and programming available. From community service to theater, special interest clubs, and most notably Quidditch, Chestnut Hill College offers a unique social outlet for everyone.

The college is a member of NCAA Division II and competes in baseball (men), basketball (men and women), cross-country (men and women), golf (men and women), indoor track (men and women), lacrosse (men and women), outdoor track (men and women), soccer (men and women), softball (women), tennis (men and women), and volleyball (women). A swimming pool, a gymnasium, a state-of-the-art fitness center, as well as outdoor basketball and tennis courts, provide excellent athletic facilities for Chestnut Hill’s students.
Chestnut Hill College StudentsMajors and Degrees
Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Music degrees are offered with majors in accounting; art studio; biochemistry; biology; business administration and management; chemistry; communications; communications and technology; computer and information sciences; computer and information technology; computer systems management; criminal justice; digital forensics; early childhood education: PreK–4 (with an option of Montessori certification); middle level education: 4–8; secondary education: 7–12 (with a co-major in a specific content area); English literature; English literature and communications; environmental sciences; forensic biology; forensic chemistry; French; global affairs; history; human services; international business language and culture; marketing; mathematics; mathematical and computer science; molecular biology; music; music education; political science; psychology; sociology; and Spanish.

Combined bachelor’s/master’s programs are offered in education; administration of human services; psychology; instructional technology; and international business, language, and cultures.

Dual-degree programs in radiological sciences, bioscience technologies, and physician assistant studies are offered in partnership with Thomas Jefferson University and Arcadia University.
Chestnut Hill College Discussion Faculty
Evidence of Chestnut Hill’s vitality can be seen in its faculty. While their primary interest is teaching, faculty members are also engaged in research, publication, travel, and other professional activities. More than 82 percent of the faculty members hold terminal degrees. The men and women who make up this group are deeply interested in both their subject and their students. Their qualifications include international degrees from Bangalore University (India), the University of London, and the University of Paris, and domestic degrees from Boston College, Bryn Mawr College, Catholic University of America, Columbia University, Creighton University, Duke University, Fordham University, Harvard University, Middlebury College, the New School for Social Research, New York University, Purdue University, Saint Louis University, Temple University, and the Universities of Arizona, Delaware, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Notre Dame, and Pennsylvania. Chestnut Hill College’s faculty-student ratio is 1:11.
Chestnut Hill College Campus Application and Information
Just minutes from downtown Philadelphia, Chestnut Hill College offers 75 acres of safe and scenic beauty to its success-focused student body.

Applications are processed on a rolling admission cycle. To arrange an interview, schedule a campus visit, or to obtain more detailed information about any academic program, students should complete the form.

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