Statement of Accreditation Status

Chatham University

  • CEO: Dr. David Finegold, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Jenna Templeton
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Robert Bonfiglio, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral/Professional Universities » Four-year, small, highly residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1924
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2017
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026

Contact Information

Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

(412) 365-1100

www.chatham.edu

  • September 3, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at VA Caribbean Healthcare System, 10 Casia Street, San Juan, PR 00921. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action.
  • September 3, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at Medical Education Training Services, 9835 South West 72nd Street, Miami, FL 33173. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • June 27, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the progress report.  The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • June 22, 2017
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request a progress report, due April 1, 2019, documenting further use of assessment results to improve the retention of all students and to measure the impact of retention on financial resources (Standards IV and VI). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2025-2026.
  • January 3, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note that the institution has closed its additional location at Centro Universitario Bayamon - UMET, Edificio B, 2do Piso, Esquina Santiago Veve, Centro Gubernamental de Bayamon, Bayamon, PR 00960. To remove this additional location from the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • April 27, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the change in mission within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • November 15, 2012
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2016-2017.
  • June 23, 2011
    To thank the institution for receiving the Commission's representatives and to affirm the inclusion of the following additional locations within the scope of the institution's accreditation: (1) Centro Universitario de Bayamon - UMET, Edificio B, 2do Piso, Esquina Santiago Veve, Centro Gubernamental de Bayamon, Bayamon, Puerto Rico; (2) Eden Hall Farm, 6035 Ridge Road, Richland Township, PA 15044; and (3) Chatham Eastside, 6585 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2012.
  • February 1, 2011
    To recognize the institution's decision not to open the additional locations at Medical Education Training Services, 9835 Southwest 72nd St., Miami, FL 33173; and VA Caribbean Healthcare System, 10 Casia St., San Juan, PR 00960. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2012.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope
  • Additional Location
    Chatham Eastside
    6585 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
  • Additional Location
    Eden Hall Farm
    6035 Ridge Road
    Richland Township, PA 15044

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