|Admission Standards||Very High|
Can I get into Chapman University? The school has a 57% acceptance rate. Last year, 7,539 out of 13,170 applicants were admitted making Chapman University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 20 percent. Chapman University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||650|
|SAT Math 25th||610|
|SAT Composite 25th||1260|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1420|
|Estimated Average SAT||1340|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Chapman University?
Chapman University typically requires applicants to be in the top 17 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1260 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 1180. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1340 out of 1600. 57 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1420 and Above||Good||>69%|
|1340 to 1420||Avg +||57%-69%|
|1260 to 1340||Avg -||44%-57%|
|1180 to 1260||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 1180||Low||<31%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||24|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Estimated Average ACT||27|
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. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 63 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Chapman University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>71%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||57%-71%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||46%-57%|
|23 to 25||Reach||36%-46%|
|Less than 23||Low||<36%|
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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Chapman University accepts 57% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
93% of Chapman University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||48%|
|Top 25% of class||93%|
|Top 50% of class||98%|
|Bottom 50% of class||2%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||22%||24%||22%|
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Chapman University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|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.