Cheyney University Of Pennsylvania

Cheyney University Of Pennsylvania

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, which was founded on February 25, 1837, was originally known as the African Institute. Shortly thereafter, it became the Institute for Colored Youth. Over the years, the institute's name was changed several times until it was given the name Cheyney University of Pennsylvania in 1983. This historically black university's campus is spread across 275 acres in Cheyney, Pennsylvania.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania offers bachelor's degrees in arts, science, and education, and master's degrees in science, education, and public administration. The university has the following two academic divisions:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Education

The athletics department of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania fields teams in basketball, football, volleyball, tennis, cross country track, and bowling. Nicknamed the Wolves, the teams compete in the NCAA Division II. The men's basketball team has won more than 15 PSAC conference championships, one national championship, and several Final Fours.

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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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