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Chapman SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into Chapman University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Chapman University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 1260

The average composite SAT score for admitted Chapman University freshman is 1260 out of 1600. Chapman students have the 155th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1260 is in the 83rd percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1170 to 1350

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1170 to 1350. The 75th percentile score is 1350 while the 25th percentile score is 1170.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Chapman but we estimate it to be around a 1080 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 630

The average score for Chapman students on the math portion of the SAT is 630 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 580 and the 75th percentile score 680.

Average SAT Reading Score 630

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 590 to 670 and the average score for Chapman University students is 630.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

69 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Chapman University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Chapman University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 58.3%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.8 weighted.

Can I get into Chapman with a 1350 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1350 or higher is very competitive at Chapman and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 72% or higher.

Can I get into Chapman with a 1260 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1260 to 1340 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 58% to 71%.

Can I get into Chapman with a 1170 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1170 to 1250 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 42% to 56% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Chapman with a 1080 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1080 to 1160 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 40% chance of admission to Chapman. SAT scores below 1080 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to Chapman University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 94%
1590 94%
1580 93%
1570 93%
1560 92%
1550 92%
1540 91%
1530 90%
1520 90%
1510 89%
1500 88%
1490 88%
1480 87%
1470 86%
1460 85%
1450 84%
1440 83%
1430 82%
1420 81%
1410 80%
1400 79%
1390 78%
1380 76%
1370 75%
1360 74%
1350 72%
1340 71%
1330 69%
1320 68%
1310 66%
1300 65%
1290 63%
1280 61%
1270 60%
1260 58%
1250 56%
1240 54%
1230 53%
1220 51%
1210 49%
1200 47%
1190 46%
1180 44%
1170 42%
1160 40%
1150 39%
1140 37%
1130 35%
1120 34%
1110 32%
1100 31%
1090 29%
1080 28%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=111948 IPEDS survey data for Chapman University.