Chapman University

Orange, California
4-year Private university

Overview

Chapman University is a private institution established in 1861 with suburban setting located at Orange. It is ranked 5 in Regional Universities West in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. It practices 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Undergraduates at Chapman can choose from about 45 majors, with business being the most popular program. Chapman offers around 30 areas of study for graduate students, including those in the George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics, the School of Law, and the College of Educational Studies.

#5 in Regional Universities West
Setting
Suburban
Location Orange, California
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1861
Selectivity Low
Size Medium
7,020 Undergraduates

Learning

14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$73,182
Cost of Attendance
$36,367
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $52,724
Outstate Tuition Fee $52,724
Room and Board Fees $15,828
$51,900 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

54% (Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Difficult
$70 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.68 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Recommended
SAT Subject Test Recommended
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
01
Early Action Deadline
Nov
01
Early Decision Deadline
Jan
15
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Feb
15
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Mar
02
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$35,342 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$17,928 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $73,182
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
75% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application Priority Deadline March 2
Forms to be submitted FAFSA, State Aid Form

Merit Scholarships

Available
Presidential Scholarship
Total Worth --
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance a minimum 2.75 cumulative Chapman GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Chancellors or Provost Scholarship
Total Worth --
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance a minimum 2.75 cumulative Chapman GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Deans Scholarship
Total Worth --
Eligibility All incoming freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance a minimum 2.75 cumulative Chapman GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Child of Chapman University
Total Worth $2,000 per year
Details Provided to the children or siblings of Chapman alumni. The recipient must retain full-time enrollment status to continue receiving this award. A special application must be completed and returned to the Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid to be eligible for this award.
DOC and UCC Awards
Total Worth --
Details This scholarship is awarded through Chapman University's Office of Church Relations. Funds are provided by Chapman University and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and The United Church of Christ in recognition of participation in church activities.

Students

7,020 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
91% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
79% Students graduate within 6 years