1837 University Circle
Cheyney, PA 19319

Cheyney University Students Showcase Research

Cheyney University students Zainab Sulaiman and Kishore Owusu proudly showcased their research and work using Waters Corporation's high-tech scientific lab equipment. This is an experience like no other and happening on Cheyney’s campus with ASI Chemicals, a start-up that manufactures chemicals for pharmaceutical products.​​


 Points of Pride

As the nation's 1st HBCU (Historically Black College or University)—Cheyney University has been educating students and transforming lives since 1837.

The ​ Keystone Honors Academy at Cheyney University provides high achieving students with many academic and professional opportunities and a full scholarship.

​Thanks to Cheyney's accredited HRTM (Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management) Program, CU is recognized as one of the 50 most affordable small colleges for Hospitality Administration and Management in the nation.

Cheyney's Aquaculture Research and Education Laboratory (AREL) provides aquaponics experience for STEM faculty and students.

Cheyney has established public-private partnerships enabling students to practical, hands-on experience while they matriculate.

 Notable Alumni

​Robert Bogle ’73 - President/CEO of The Philadelphia Tribune, the oldest black newspaper in circulation today

​Ed Bradley ’64 - Former CBS News journalist of the program 60 Minutes

​Pedro Rivera '01 - Former Pennsylvania Secretary of Education; Currently President of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology​

​Gladys Styles-Johnston ’63 -  Co-Founder & Director of the Millennium Leadership Initiative; Former Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Kearney 

​Robert Traynham ’96 - Director of Public Affairs for Facebook; Former Political Analyst for MSNBC​

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