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.
Chatham is consistently ranked each year as a best college by U.S. News and World Report.
We were ranked as one of the best schools nationwide for aspiring women leaders.
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.
Eden Hall Campus
Centers & Outreach
Centers & Outreach
Center for Women's Entrepreneurship
The Center for Women's Entrepreneurship (CWE) at Chatham University creates economic opportunities for women through entrepreneurial education and training, mentoring, and networking.
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.
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.
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.
Words Without Walls
Words Without Walls is a creative partnership between the Chatham MFA Creative Writing Program, Allegheny County Jail, State Correctional Institution Pittsburgh, and Sojourner House, a residential drug and alcohol treatment facility for mothers and their children.