Chatfield College

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Chatfield College
Motto Big Dreams Come True Here
Type Private Catholic
Established 1971
President John P. Tafaro
Undergraduates 650
Location St. Martin, Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio
, United States

Chatfield College is a co-educational Catholic two-year college in the United States located in St. Martin, Ohio and in Cincinnati, Ohio. Chatfield is primarily an undergraduate, liberal arts institution offering Associate degrees in Business, Early Childhood Education, Human Services, and Liberal Arts. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


In 1845, a group of Ursuline Sisters dedicated to education came to Ohio from France. Their leader, Sister Julia Chatfield, founded the Ursuline convent in St. Martin, Ohio and the community immediately began construction of a log cabin school in the Brown County wilderness. From that foundation, the educational mission of the Ursulines of Brown County has reached children and adults through the public school system, a boarding school, a summer camp, counseling, high school, and college. In 1958, the Sisters founded the Ursuline Teacher Training Institute to provide a quality liberal arts education to women joining the Ursuline Order. In 1971, the public was admitted and the school was renamed Chatfield College in honor of Sister Julia Chatfield. Today, Chatfield College continues the Ursuline tradition of fine education at both the St. Martin campus in rural Brown County, Ohio and the Cincinnati location at historic Findlay Market in downtown Cincinnati.

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Coordinates: 39°12′36″N 83°53′20″W / 39.21000°N 83.88889°W / 39.21000; -83.88889