Chatham University is a private U.S. university with a strong history in and commitment to environmental sustainability, leadership, and global understanding that combines a strong focus on academics with personal attention. Chatham College offers small classes and intensive instruction in liberal arts and professional fields. Students enjoy a strong academic environment that teaches them to think creatively and communicate effectively. They experience learning that prepares them for tomorrow’s economy, and they are part of a community that’s supportive, challenging, and inspiring.
The kind of education offered from Chatham University’s graduate programs enables individuals to thrive in tomorrow’s economy: whether they’re interested in affecting change at a global corporate level or through the power of a small, but mighty start-up. The graduate programs in business administration, accounting, and professional writing go beyond the usual curriculum to incorporate topics that are shaping the future, such as sustainability, women’s leadership, healthcare, and entrepreneurship.
Chatham is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which is home to numerous museums, shopping, theaters, as well as nine other universities. Located in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh has the attractions of a big city but the safety, charm, and hospitality of a smaller U.S. town. Pittsburgh is a green and innovative city and is considered one of the most livable cities in the U.S. Pittsburgh International Airport is a short ride from campus with easy air connections to other U.S. cities and international destinations. Chatham students can ride public transportation for free with their Chatham ID card.
The economy of Pittsburgh is important to learning at Chatham. Pittsburgh ranks 6th in the nation for the number of Fortune 500 companies based there. Those companies include Alcoa, H.J. Heinz Company, PNC Financial Services Group, PPG Industries, U.S. Steel, and WESCO International. Because of its location in Pittsburgh, an international business hub that is home to more than 70 plus global corporations, Chatham University is able to provide students with unique academic opportunities and real-world training, giving them an advantage in the highly competitive world of business.