Have questions? We make it easy to get in touch:

Call Us

800-837-1290

Text Us

412-419-3772 (standard text/SMS rates will apply)

Chat with Us

Launch Chat Now

Email Us

chathamadmissions@chatham.edu

Request Information

Complete our Request for Information form

Or, answer a few questions and we will be glad to help.

Loading...

Tuition & Fees

Graduate education at Chatham University involves tuition, fees, and expenses associated with lodging, food, insurance, facilities, technology, and travel. We also offer graduate assistantships, fellowships and professional campus work positions that can help make a Chatham graduate education more affordable. 

To be considered a full-time graduate student, a student must be enrolled for nine credits in the fall, spring, and summer terms. Total program costs will include both tuition and any applicable fees.

 


TERM-BASED PROGRAMS



SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Program Name Terms Cost/Term Tuition Cost
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (Entry-Level OTD) 8 $11,883 $95,064
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) 7 $13,068 $91,476
Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) 5 $10,821 $54,105
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) 6 $16,651 $99,906

CREDIT-BASED PROGRAMS



SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Program Name Credits Cost/Credit Tuition Cost
Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology (PsyD) 85 $1,049 $89,165
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) 27 $1,049 $28,323
BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN-DNP) 53 $822-$1,049 $47,652
Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (Post-Professional OTD) 30 $1,049 $31,470
Master of Science in Counseling Psychology (MSCP) 48-60 $1,049 $50,352-$62,940
Master of Healthcare Informatics (MHI) 30 $1,049 $31,470
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) 33 $822 $27,126
RN to Master of Science in Nursing (RN-MSN) 47 or more $576-$822 Varies on transfer credits
Master of Arts in Psychology (MAP) 36 $1,049 $37,764
SCHOOL OF ARTS, SCIENCE & BUSINESS
Program Name Credits Cost/Credit Tuition Cost
Master of Science in Biology (MS) 32-34  $1,049 $33,568-$35,666
Master of Arts in Biomedical Studies (MABS) 30-31 $1,049 $31,470-$32,519
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 36  $879 $31,644
Master of Communication (MComm) 30 $1,049  $31,470
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA) 42 $1,049 $44,058
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Low Residency (MFA) 42  $1,049 $44,058
Master of Fine Arts in Film and Digital Technology (MFA) 36   $1,016 $36,576
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Design (MAID) 30 $1,016 $30,480
Master of Interior Architecture (MIA) 72  $1,016 $73,152
Master of Science in Interior Architecture (MSIA) 30  $1,016 $30,480
Master of Professional Writing (MPW) 30 $1,049 $31,470
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) 44-52  $1,016 $44,704-$52,832
FALK SCHOOL OF SUSTAINABILITY & ENVIRONMENT
Program Name Credits Cost/Credit Tuition Cost
Master of Arts in Food Studies (MAFS) 41 $1,016 $41,656
Master of Arts in Food Studies & MBA (Dual Degree: MAFS + MBA) 56 $1,016 $56,896
Master of Sustainability (MSUS) 41 $1,016 $41,656
Master of Sustainability & MBA (Dual-Degree: MSUS + MBA)  57 $1,016 $57,912

 

College Clinical Fees

  • Doctor of Psychology in Counseling Psychology: $115.00 yearly
  • Master of Science in Counseling Psychology: $115.00 yearly

College Fees

  • Occupational Therapy: $273 per term
  • Physician Assistant Studies: $273 per term
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy: $273 per term
  • Other Graduate Programs: $31 per credit, $250 max per term

Liability Insurance Fee

  • Counseling Psychology Program: $20 per term
  • Education Program: $20 per term

Combine Lab/Liability Insurance Fee

  • Occupational Therapy: $226 per term
  • Physician Assistant Studies: $226 per term
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy: $226 per term
  • Master of Science in Athletic Training: $226 per term

Online Textbook Fee

  • Physician Assistant Studies: $25 per term

Simulation Fee

  • Physician Assistant Studies: $45.83 per term
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy: $17.86 per term
  • Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy: $14.00 per term

Other Fees

  • Student Health Insurance Policy: $1,318 per term
    Fee is optional (depending on your situation). Subject to change.

* This is a list of the most common miscellaneous fees associated with enrollment at Chatham University. Some courses and activities may require additional fees not listed here. Fees are subject to change.  

For further information regarding tuition and fees, placement and rotation charges, financial policies and procedures, the institutional refund policy, and other important information, please reference the current University catalog.

Room Rates

  • Chung Apartments:
    • 2-Bedroom Furnished: $7,425 per term
  • Duplex at Maryland:
    • 3-Bedroom Furnished: $9,544 per term
  • Haber Apartments
    • 1-Bedroom Furnished: $7,713 per term
    • 2-Bedroom Furnished: $8,761 per term
  • Hicks Estate
    • 1-Bedroom Furnished:  $7,713 per term
    • 1-Bedroom w/Loft Furnished:  $8,761 per term
    • 2-Bedroom Furnished:  $8,761 per term
  • Pelletreau Apartments
    • 2-Bedroom Furnished: $6,962 per term
  • Eden Hall Campus: Orchard Hall
    • Single Room: $1,391 per term
    • Suite-Style Room: $1,468 per term (per occupant)
  • Chatham also offers access to a unique inter-generational housing partnership at Vincentian Schenley Gardens near Shadyside Campus for School of Health Science graduate students. 

Apartment and Commuter Meal Plans (Lower Campus Housing & Commuters)

Graduate and Gateway students residing in the Chatham University Fifth Avenue Apartments are not required to purchase a meal plan. If they would like to purchase one, please contact Parkhurst Dining at Parkhurst@chatham.edu for further instructions.

While lower campus residential students and commuters are able to select any of the Chatham plans, the following meal plans are built to give a little more flexibility to those that have access to kitchens. Build a plan based on your lifestyle to get the right balance of meals and Flex dollars. 

Choose your block meals:

  • 15 meals/term, $150 Flex Dollars: $325/term
  • 15 meals/term, $350 Flex Dollars: $525/term
  • 45 meals/term, $150 Flex Dollars: $675/term
  • 45 meals/term, $350 Flex Dollars: $875/term
  • 75 meals/term, $150 Flex Dollars: $1,025/term
  • 75 meals/term, $350 Flex Dollars: $1,225/term

Eden Hall Meal Plan

Only available for residents of Orchard Hall.  

Graduate students residing in Orchard Hall on the Eden Hall Campus are required to select either one of the Chatham or Rachel BYO meal plans. Students will be able to select their meal plan after they have been assigned housing through the Housing Application. 

Additional Meal Plan Information

Additional Cougar Dollars are available for purchase through MyChatham for those who want to add dining dollars to their meal plans. For every $50 purchased, $55 is received. 

Decorative image reading Contact Us

Contact Us

If you have questions about financial aid, please contact the Office of Financial Aid located at Braun Hall on the Shadyside Campus.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 412-365-2781
Fax: 412-365-1871
Email Financial Aid