Ways to Relax
Want to visit a world-class zoo, amusement park, or water park? Chatham is in a great location, offering students the comforts of a peaceful campus with access to a vibrant city and activities within minutes. It’s no wonder that CNN Money named it among the Top 10 Least Stressed Out Cities.
The Great Outdoors
Pittsburgh is a haven for outdoor activities, too. The beautiful 640-acre Frick Park is a 15-minute walk from campus and has many trails for hiking and mountain biking. You can explore exciting caves, take hikes in pristine landscapes, and go camping and white water rafting in one of the many nearby state parks.
City of Pittsburgh
One of the most fun (and fit) ways to live sustainably is biking around the streets of Pittsburgh, an extremely bike-friendly city. Two ChathamU professors and avid Pittsburgh cyclists share their best 412 biking tips.
Pittsburgh has about 310,000 residents, including over 7,000 international students studying at its universities.
Safest Major City in US – Farmers Insurance
Hottest Cities of the Future – Business Insider
Pittsburgh is home to 90 individual neighborhoods, each with their own unique cultural attractions
Leaving home for the first time can be scary, especially if you're going to a whole new city. Luckily at Chatham, nearly one-third of our undergraduate population comes from outside of Pennsylvania, and they love it.
Your Guide to Pittsburgh: Need-to-Know Culture
Study our cheat sheet to 446 bridges, three major sports teams, and one thriving arts culture, and prepare yourself to fall in love with the Steel City.
Revitalizing Pittsburgh’s Community Parks with Public Policy
James Snow, MSUS ’14 is Development Director at Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (PPC), where he oversees individual, foundation, government, and corporate giving and works on public policy initiatives to revitalize Pittsburgh’s community parks.