Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

School Name: Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Founding: 1837

State: Pennsylvania

City: Cheyney

Motto:  Today’s Leaders, Tomorrow’s Leaders

School History: Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is a public historically black university in Cheyney, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1837, it is the oldest historically black college (HBCU). It is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The university offers bachelor’s degrees and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


  • Business Administration
  • Recreation and Leisure Management
  • Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Education (PreK-4) and Special Education (PreK-8)
  • Communication
  • Liberal Studies
  • Biology
  • Social Relations
  • Psychology