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School of Undergraduate Studies

School of Undergraduate Studies


CHC celebrates an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body and fosters a genuine spirit of acceptance and inclusion among all in our community. Consistent with the School’s mission to provide transformative, holistic, liberal arts education for all, the criteria for undergraduate admission includes a comprehenisve admissions assessment that deliberately considers both academic and character factors. We are committed to providing all students educational access and opportunity, and we strive to craft a community full of intellectually curious and determined individuals, passionate about their education, and about harnessing it to make the world a better place. 


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REGISTER NOW to learn more about CHC by visiting us in-person or virtually.

  • Virtual Visits -  Tuesday through Thursday
  • On-Campus Visits - One on One Appointments Available Monday through Friday
  • New Student Orientation
    Our New Student Orientation is designed to help incoming first year and transfer students transition to college. It is essential for new students to get acclimated with campus resources, such as student life, academics, athletics, and academic advising. Our financial aid and student account services will also be available to answer your questions, and to help you finalize your financial plans for the spring semester. Registration for the event will begin at 9:30AM in St. Joseph’s Hall. If you have further questions, please reach out to the admissions office at 215-248-7001 or email us at admissions@chc.edu.
  • Saturday Visits, Campus Tour, and Financial Aid FAFSA Workshop 
    During this FAFSA workshop, Financial Aid staff will be available to walk you through the 2023-24 FAFSA application. Students and families are welcomed and encouraged to join! Please bring your (and your parent’s) FSA ID and have your 2021 tax documents/household income available to reference. Be sure to RSVP for the in-person event on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 for the time (10am or 12pm) that you will attend. 


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The Undergraduate Experience

From the fun of more than 65 clubs and activities to join, to the excitement of watching 18 Division II sports teams—and all the engaging academic coursework and faculty in between—Chestnut Hill College provides recent high school graduates that next level college experience. As a traditional, 4-year, “undergrad” student, you may choose to live on or off campus, but either way, will have full access to a high-quality liberal arts experience, within an inclusive, diverse and welcoming community.

For incoming FIRST-YEAR UNDERGRADUATE students:

  • Merit Scholarships up to $22K per year
  • 98% of students receive financial aid
  • NEW interdisciplinary Academic Center Model with 60+ majors and minors to choose from
  • Expedited admission review + SAT/ACT test optional

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The Transfer Experience

Transferring in? Whether you’re wrapping up an Associate’s Degree from a Community College and want to pursue a Bachelor’s, or making a move to CHC because it’s just a better fit (or even just coming back to CHC after being away), you have questions and want answers…and we’ve got them!  With dedicated Admissions staff focused solely on transfer students and your specific needs, we stand ready and able to make your transfer process smooth and easy.

Thinking about transferring to CHC? Learn more by attending an upcoming Transfer Information Session on campus! Sessions will be held on November 8th at 11AM and November 16th at 6PM.

For incoming TRANSFER students:

  • Up to 75 transfer credits accepted
  • Transfer scholarships up to $24K per year 
  • Housing available
  • On-the-spot acceptance decisions

Apply Today!