Frequently Asked Questions

When may I attend Chatham Hall?

The girls who attend Chatham Hall usually enroll in the ninth or tenth grade. To enter into the eleventh grade is selective and has limited availability. Chatham Hall does not accept applications for the twelfth grade.

What is the student-faculty ratio?

Chatham Hall classes are small by design to enhance the bond between a student and teacher. There is one faculty member for every six students at Chatham Hall with an average class size of eight.

What are the application deadlines?

The priority deadline for applications is January 20th. Applications received after January 20th will be considered on a rolling basis.

I missed the January 20th deadline, may I still apply?

If there is available space, Chatham Hall will continue to accept applications after the January 20th deadline. Please contact the Admission Office as soon as possible at 434-432-2941 or

Does Chatham Hall offer financial aid?

A Chatham Hall education is an investment in your daughter’s intellectual, spiritual, and emotional growth. Our goal is to make a Chatham Hall education affordable for as many students as possible.

If I am not able to travel to visit the campus, how can I set up an interview?

We accept interviews over Skype and this can be set up by contacting the Admission Office at

Does Chatham Hall have an English as a Second Language (ESL) program?

Chatham Hall has an exemplary ESL program. International students are provided the resources and support needed to strengthen their existing English Language skills.