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Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Cheyney, PA

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Quick Facts


1837 University Circle, PO Box 200
Cheyney, PA 19319

2014-2015 Tuition

$13,148 Tuition and Fees

Students

1179 undergraduate students
48% male / 52% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
87.7% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1837

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate

Majors Offered

Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Computer and Information Sciences, General, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Secondary Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Nanotechnology, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, Apparel and Textiles, General, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Mathematics, General, Biological and Physical Sciences, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, Chemistry, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Police Science, Social Sciences, General, Social Sciences, General, Economics, General, Geography, Geography, Other, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Design and Applied Arts, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Music, General, Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician, Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Business Administration and Management, General, Business Administration, Management and Operations, Accounting, Finance, General, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, Management Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Fashion Merchandising, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

Minors Offered

French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, Mathematics, General, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Psychology, General, Social Sciences, General, Graphic Design, Art/Art Studies, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,179
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,114
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 65
Percent of male undergraduates: 48%
Percent of female undergraduates: 52%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks

Activities

Student activities offered: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: basketball, cross country, football, track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, bowling, cross country, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 4 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 1 1
Aggravated assault 7 10 5
Burglary 29 36 32
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 2
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 3 1
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 1
Aggravated assault 0 8 4
Burglary 26 35 30
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 2
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A N/A
Aggravated assault N/A N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A N/A
Motor vehicle theft N/A N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 0
Drug law violations 9 4 5
Liquor law violations 5 21 7
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 0
Drug law violations 9 4 5
Liquor law violations 5 21 6
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A N/A N/A
Drug law violations N/A N/A N/A
Liquor law violations N/A N/A N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.