Chapman University


Student Population
National Rank
Chapman University overview
Location Orange, California
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Chapman University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Orange, California, Chapman University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) faith. In the most recent statistical year 14,198 prospective students applied, and 7,605 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,660 enrolled in the school.  8,598 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,010 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $52,340 plus fees of $384. Chapman University is ranked 133 nationally in the 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
Chapman University overview
SAT 1190/1370
ACT 25/30
GPA 3.68
Applications Accepted
Chapman University overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Chapman University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,560
Other Fees$384
Room and Board $15,828
Budget for Other Expenses$3,070
Total One Year Cost$73,182


Average Salary After 10 Years
$54,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
72% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Chapman University students
Subject Percent of Class
Visual and Performing Arts 27%
Business 24%
Communication 18%
Psychology 7%
Social Sciences 5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Chapman University.