54%

Acceptance Rate

$27,559

Avg.Financial Aid

001164

FAFSA Code

About Chapman University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

9,608

Website

https://www.chapman.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Chapman University, which is located in Orange, CA is a private, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) university. Chapman University covers an area of 90 acres. In 1861, Chapman University was founded. Chapman University believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is ὀ Χριστòς καì ἡ Ἐκκλησíα (Greek) and its official colors are cardinal and grey. The total enrolment stands at 8,542 students at Chapman University. Around 7,505 and 2,345 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has a total of 417 total academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Chapman University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At CU around 50% are white, 16% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 14% are Asian. Further, around 98% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 159 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Kellan Lutz (Fashion Model, Actor), Colin Hanks (Actor, Voice acting), Jodie Sweetin (Actor), and George Argyros (Politician). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. CU offers a total of 208 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), ABA (American Bar Association), APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education), and ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant). $417 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Chapman University.

Location & Contact

Address

One University Dr.

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7149976815
Fax: 7149976713
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Chapman University at the 178th position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

54%

SAT Range

1190 - 1370

ACT Range

25 - 30

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to Chapman University is easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at CU, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $70. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1190-1380 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 25 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Chapman University is 28. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at One University Dr., Orange, California 92866, or call (714) 997-6815.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$41,463

Average Annual Cost

$52,340

Books And Supplies

$1,560

Other Fees

$384

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,828

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,070

Total One Year Cost

$73,182

Before applying to CU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $73,706. The average annual tuition cost ($54,924), books and supplies ($1,600), room and boarding ($15,518), and budget for other expenses ($3,820) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

90%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Research Funding per Student

$981

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

381 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

176 Graduates

Business/Corporate Communications

122 Graduates

Psychology, General

94 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

91 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

73 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

63 Graduates

Political Science and Government

60 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

55 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

53 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

48 Graduates

Public Health

46 Graduates

Education, General

45 Graduates

Biology, General

40 Graduates

Journalism

38 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

31 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

30 Graduates

Dance

28 Graduates

Sociology

28 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

25 Graduates

Music

25 Graduates

Computer Science

23 Graduates

History

22 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

21 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

21 Graduates

Mathematics

17 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

15 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

14 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

13 Graduates

Philosophy

13 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

5 Graduates

Physics

5 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Computer Engineering

4 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

3 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

2 Graduates

Social Work

2 Graduates

Anthropology

1 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

1 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

1 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

7,281

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

16%

Full-time

93%

Part-time

7%

Students Gender

Male

39%

US National: 44%

Female

61%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

51% White

8% Unknown

2% Black

15% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

13% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

33%

Out Of State

62%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$73,437 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 79% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

79%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$10,900/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,928/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,928/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Panthers

School Colors

cardinal and gray

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf

Total Male Athletes

261

Total Female Athletes

189

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

6

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Water Polo

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $15,518 per year. Chapman University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at CU costs around $4,928 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 40% male and 60% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$43,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$54,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,500

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$182 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,559

Students Receiving Federal Grants

19%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,448

Students Receiving State Aid

14%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,813

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,859

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$35,717

$30K - $48K

$36,150

$48K - $75K

$34,564

$75K - $110K

$31,528

> $110K

$21,966

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$115,389,420

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,924,558

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at CU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Chapman University is around $25,523 and the federal grant is $5,838. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $8,966 as well as institutional aid worth $25,523. At CU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $115,389,420 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $6,924,558.

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