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Chapman University Admission Chances


Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
47.6%
Admission Difficulty for Chapman University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Chapman University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 6,504 out of 13,670 applicants or 48% were admitted making Chapman University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Chapman University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1200-1380
Applicants Submitting SAT
68%
SAT Scores for Chapman University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 610
SAT Math 25th 570
SAT Composite 25th 1200
SAT Scores for Chapman University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 700
SAT Math 75th 670
SAT Composite 75th 1380
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Chapman University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1200 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1290 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 68 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Chapman University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1380 and Above Good >61%
1290 to 1380 Avg + 48%-61%
1200 to 1290 Avg - 35%-48%
1110 to 1200 Reach 24%-35%
Less than 1110 Low <24%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
25-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
54%
ACT Scores for Chapman University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for Chapman University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 30
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Chapman University?

Admission data indicates that Chapman University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Chapman University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Chapman University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >64%
27 to 30 Avg + 48%-64%
25 to 27 Avg - 38%-48%
23 to 25 Reach 28%-38%
Less than 23 Low <28%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.68
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Chapman University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Chapman University was 3.68 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Chapman University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Chapman University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 47% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 10% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 25% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 3% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

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Admission Statistics

Chapman University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 8,619 5,051 13,670
Accepted 4,135 2,369 6,504
Acceptance Rate 48% 47% 48%
Enrolled 897 529 1,426
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 22% 22%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2018
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2018 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2018.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Chapman University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Chapman University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Chapman University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=111948 IPEDS survey data for Chapman University.