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Building lives of purpose, value, and fulfilling work.

Founded in 1869, Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA has an enrollment of over 2,200 students and over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health; business & communications; and the arts & sciences.

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We were ranked as one of the best schools nationwide for aspiring women leaders.

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A Leader in Sustainability

Chatham earned a top 10 designation in the Princeton Review’s Green Colleges list and is a Top 20 "Cool School" from Sierra Magazine, among other sustainability honors.

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Campus Sensory Garden Offers New Path to Mindfulness

Based on wide-ranging research, sensory gardens are known to promote feelings of well-being and “occupational balance,” a term used to describe the state of being in which a person’s life activities and demands are in a pleasant equilibrium.


of 2017 masters or doctoral graduates were employed in some capacity or enrolled, accepted to, or applying to further graduate study one year after graduation.


of 2018 undergraduates were employed in some capacity or enrolled in continuing education six months after graduation.

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Bring Chatham to Your Zoom Room

Missing the spring blossoms on campus? Chatham Archivist Molly Tighe is bringing stunning and historic Chatham scenes to your virtual meetings thanks to her new Chatham History Zoom Background Collection.

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Center for Women's Entrepreneurship

The Center for Women's Entrepreneurship at Chatham University creates economic opportunities for women through entrepreneurial education and training, mentoring, and networking.

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Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics

The Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics (PCWP) at Chatham University is a non–partisan center devoted to fostering women’s public leadership through education, empowerment, and action.

Centers & Outreach

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Centers & Outreach

Women's Institute

The Women's Institute continues the legacy of Chatham University's historic commitment to women's leadership and gender equity, drawing together the university's broad range of gender initiatives, resources, and academic programs.

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Center for Regional Agriculture, Food, and Transformation

The Center for Regional Agriculture, Food, and Transformation (CRAFT) at Chatham University works to transform the future of food and agriculture in Western Pennsylvania and beyond.