Chapman University

Orange, CA

Chapman University

Orange, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$57,214

not including housing and food

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
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
Housing $10,816
Food $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 yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Water polo yes yes

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

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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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