Tuition & Fees

$48,710

$48,710

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,504
Declined + 7,166
Total Received 13,670
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Private (nonprofit)

6,363

undergraduate students

1,942

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Film Production
  3. Communication Studies
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Codes

SAT 4047
ACT 0210

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
43%
500-599
42%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
9%
600-699
46%
500-599
37%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
12%
600-699
47%
500-599
35%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
38%
24-29
47%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
18%
24-29
62%
18-23
18%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
29%
24-29
59%
18-23
12%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Chapman, founded in 1861, is a church-affiliated, private liberal arts university. Its 78-acre campus is located in Orange County, 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 8,305
Established in 1861
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Orange, CA

78-acre, suburban campus in Orange (population: 139,969), 35 miles from Los Angeles. Major airports serve Los Angeles; smaller airports serve Santa Ana (10 miles), Long Beach (20 miles), and Ontario (36 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Chapman University
1 University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
9 fraternities 22% of male students
 
8 sororities 40% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
79%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
43%
500-599
42%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
9%
600-699
46%
500-599
37%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
12%
600-699
47%
500-599
35%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
38%
24-29
47%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
18%
24-29
62%
18-23
18%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
29%
24-29
59%
18-23
12%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,504
Declined + 7,166
Total Received 13,670

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Marcella Mejia-Martinez
Director of Undergraduate Admission
P: 888 CU-APPLY
F: 714 997-6713
admit@chapman.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,823,218
State $6,473,531
Institutional $75,313,571
Other external $1,298,514
Total $88,908,834

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $22,545,288
Other external $369,494
Total $22,914,782

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Panthers
School colors
cardinal and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art History
Athletic Training
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Computational/Data Sciences
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling/School
Creative Producing
Creative Writing
Dance
Dance Performance
Digital Arts
Economic Systems Design
Economics
Education
Educational Psychology
English
Environmental Science/Policy
Executive M.B.A.
Film Production
Film Studies
Film/Television Producing
Food Science
French
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
Health/Strategic Communication
History
Integrated Educational Studies
International Studies
Kinesiology
Law
Leadership Development
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mathematics
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Performance
News/Documentary
Peace Studies
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics/Computational Science
Political Science
Production Design
Psychology
Public Relations/Advertising
Religious Studies
School Psychology
Screen Acting
Screenwriting
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Strategic/Corporate Communication
Taxation Law
Teaching
Television Writing/Production
Television/Broadcast Journalism
Theatre
Theatre Performance
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Undergraduate

77%

6,363
students

Female
60%
3,831

Male
40%
2,532

Graduate

23%

1,942
students

Female
58%
1,136

Male
42%
806

undergraduateFull-time

95%

6,080
students

Female
61%
3,692

Male
39%
2,388

undergraduatePart-time

5%

283
students

Female
50%
139

Male
50%
144

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 15

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

38

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 59
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ali Klein
Associate Director of Admission, International Admission Officer
888 CU-APPLY
intladmit@chapman.edu

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