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Chapman University Overview

Located in Orange, California, Chapman University is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Orange makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Chapman University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$62,648 Avg Cost After Aid
60% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Chapman have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Chapman.
  • In <nil>, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Chapman with a bachelor's degree make about $64,844 a year. That's 59% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Chapman to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

Where Is Chapman University?


Contact details for Chapman are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One University Dr., Orange, CA 92866
Phone: 714-997-6815

How Do I Get Into Chapman?

You can apply to Chapman online at:

Admission Requirements for Chapman

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Chapman?

60% Acceptance Rate
65% Of Accepted Are Women
22% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 60%, Chapman does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 35% of accepted students are men and 65% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 57%, and the acceptance rate for women is 62%.

Average Test Scores

About 22% of students accepted to Chapman submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 610 and 700. Math scores were between 600 and 710.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Chapman University  ( 610 to 700 )

SAT Math Scores for Chapman University  ( 600 to 710 )
Chapman received ACT scores from 13% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 34. Math scores were between 24 and 29. Composite scores were between 26 and 31.

ACT English Scores for Chapman University  ( 25 to 34 )
ACT Math Scores for Chapman University  ( 24 to 29 )
ACT Composite Scores for Chapman University  ( 26 to 31 )

Can I Afford Chapman University?

$62,648 Net Price
55% Take Out Loans
0.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Chapman is $62,648. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Chapman, approximately 55% of students took out student loans averaging $7,024 a year. That adds up to $28,096 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Chapman is 0.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Chapman University Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,156 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,714 undergraduate students at Chapman, with 7,156 being full-time and 558 being part-time.


There are also 2,277 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,156 full-time undergraduates at Chapman, 39% are male and 61% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Chapman University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,151
Black or African American 155
Hispanic or Latino 1,253
White 3,577
International Students 222
Other Races/Ethnicities 798

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at Chapman University. At this time, 44 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 75 countries are represented at Chapman. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.

Online Learning at Chapman University

10 Took All Classes Online
195 Took At Least One Class Online
17,362.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 195 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Chapman has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Chapman

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Chapman University was 17,362.5%. This is the #4 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Chapman regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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