Cheyney University of Pennsylvania


Proudly standing as the nation’s oldest HBCU, Cheyney University has been a stalwart and highly respected institution of higher education since its founding in 1837.

Building on this legacy, the vision for Cheyney University is to become the premier model for academic excellence, character development, and social responsibility among not only HBCUs, but in all of American higher education.

Its mission is to equip and empower students of diverse backgrounds to be visionary leaders in their chosen fields. It offers innovative approaches to teaching and quality academic programs that expose its students to pioneering ideas, research, and civic engagement.

"Cheyney Made is a Promise, an Invitation, and a Call."

Location: Cheyney, Pennsylvania

Established: 1837

President: Aaron A. Walton

Level: 4-year institution

Online Academic Offer: Coming soon

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