Chapman University

Orange, CA

Chapman University

Orange, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$57,214

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
590
75th
680
25th
580
75th
33
25th
25
75th
29
25th
24
75th
30
25th
25
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,303
Declined 5,949
Total Received 14,252
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Private

7,988

undergraduate students

2,666

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 10,654
Established in 1861
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ

78-acre, suburban campus in Orange (population: 139,484), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Chapman University
1 University Drive
Orange, CA
92866

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
47%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
75%
Top 1/2
94%
Bottom 1/2
6%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
590
75th
680
25th
580
75th
33
25th
25
75th
29
25th
24
75th
30
25th
25

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

58%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,303
Declined 5,949
Total Received 14,252

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$26,129

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $56,830
Room $10,816
Board $5,322
Additional fees $384
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $74,952
Average Financial Aid - $26,129
Total with Avg. Aid $48,823

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 714 997-6741
F: 714 997-6743

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports - Men's

crew, ice hockey, lacrosse, roller hockey, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, crew, equestrian sports

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Corporate Communications, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Computational Science.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Conducting.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Documentary Production.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Food Science.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health Communication.
Health Services Administration.
History, General.
International/Globalization Studies.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Keyboard Instruments.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Organizational Behavior Studies.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Percussion Instruments.
Philosophy.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Playwriting and Screenwriting.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Real Estate.
Religion/Religious Studies.
School Psychology.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Stringed Instruments.
Tax Law/Taxation.
Voice and Opera.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Strategic/corporate Communication

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

10,654

total students

63%

in-state

37%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

7,988
students

Female
60%
4,827

Male
40%
3,161

25%

2,666
students

Female
62%
1,643

Male
38%
1,023

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

7,423
students

Female
61%
4,559

Male
39%
2,864

7%

565
students

Female
47%
268

Male
53%
297

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

48

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 62
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Japan
Singapore
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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