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Chapman Demographics & Diversity

Orange, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Chapman are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Chapman University students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 1%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 4%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 53% more female students than male students enrolled at Chapman University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Chapman has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Chapman University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Chapman University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,861
Women 5,900

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Chapman serves a low number of students outside of California, with 63 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Chapman University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 63%
Out of State 33%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$73,437 per year

18% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3%
Part time Undergrads 3.6%

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