CHI Institute: Narrative Description

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520 St. Rd.
Southampton, PA 18966-3747
Tel: (215)357-5100; 800-336-7696; Admissions: (215)357-5100; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Quest Education. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1981. Setting: 6-acre suburban campus with easy access to Philadelphia. Total enrollment: 700. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 650 applied, 86% were admitted. 15% from top 10% of their high school class, 20% from top quarter, 50% from top half. Students come from 3 states and territories, 2 other countries, 22% from outof-state, 7% Hispanic, 25% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 50% 25 or older. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Tuition: $21,550 per degree program.

Collegiate Environment: Student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. 2,500 books and 25 serials. 70 computers available on campus for general student use.