Chapman University: Statistics

Chapman University logo
EduRank.org best universities badge
Rank Ranking
#1007 of 14,134 In the World
#306 of 2,597 In North America
#275 of 2,496 In the United States
#28 of 249 In California
#1 of 2 In Orange
#312 of 1,000 For International Law
Top50% For 28 other topics

Quick Review

Religion
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Acceptance rate
58%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Avg. cost to attend
$44,327 /y
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
7,404
Graduates
2,357
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
chapman.edu

Chapman University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 58% 57% 59%
Applicants 14,252 5,440 8,812
Admissions 8,303 3,106 5,197
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,572 603 969
Freshmen enrolled part time 14 10 4

6,767 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

695 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,071 or 68%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1170
or below

75% of them
had 1350
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Chapman University are 1170-1350 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
667 or 42%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 25
or below

75% of them
had 30
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Chapman University are 25-30 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 4592 (47%)
Hispanic 1702 (17%)
Asian 1594 (16%)
Two or more races 720 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 470 (5%)
Nonresident Alien 447 (5%)
Black or African American 199 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 27 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$44,327/year
Average aid awarded
$30,007
Students receiving aid
89%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $34,946
$30-48K $32,071
$48-75K $38,525
$75-110K $42,077
$110K+ $50,348

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $56,830$35,105
Tuition in-state $56,830$35,105
Tuition out-of-state $56,830$35,105
Fee in-district $384
Fee in-state $384
Fee out-of-state $384

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 3,714
Combined charge for room and board $16,138
Room charge $10,816
Meal charge $5,322

Chapman University Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 440 70
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 146 47
Law 155
Psychology, General 120
Business & Corporate Communications, General 117
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 96
Physical Therapy & Therapist 86
Health Services Administration 83
Pharmacy 80
Accounting 58 9
Political Science and Government, General 61
Public Relations & Image Management 59
Playwriting and Screenwriting 34 18
Business & Managerial Economics 48
School Psychology 44 1
Creative Writing 30 13
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 42
Education, General 41
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 41
Physician Assistant 34
Broadcast Journalism 33
Dance, General 30
Computer Science 30
English Language and Literature, General 25 4
Physiology, General 27
Graphic Design 27
Sociology, General 26
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 25
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 23 2
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 21
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 20
Advanced Legal Research & Studies, General 20
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 14 5
Curriculum and Instruction 14 5
Biochemistry 18
Environmental Science 17 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 14 4
Computational Science 8 10
Philosophy 17
Food Science 17
Computer and Information Sciences, General 16
Mathematics, General 16
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 12 4
Acting 15
History, General 14
Elementary Education and Teaching 12
Pharmaceutical Sciences 9 2
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 11
French Language and Literature 10
Secondary Education and Teaching 10
Health Communication 10
Voice and Opera 9
Computer Software Engineering 8
Art & Art Studies, General 8
Documentary Production 8
Music Teacher Education 7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6
Music Theory and Composition 5
Physics, General 5
Spanish Language and Literature 5
Anthropology, General 4
Stringed Instruments 4
Social Work 3
Keyboard Instruments 3
Japanese Language and Literature 3
Music, General 2
Communication and Media Studies, Other 2
Chemistry, General 2
International & Globalization Studies 2
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 2
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Organizational Behavior Studies 1
Music Performance, General 1
Percussion Instruments 1
Conducting 1
Grand Total 1,848 471 345
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 80% 76% 82%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%
  • Part-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,727
Citations
104,894

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,898 / 19,541
Psychology
995 / 33,943
Medicine
908 / 24,005
Business
744 / 20,706
Economics
568 / 6,419
Biology
543 / 9,688
Political Science
538 / 1,179
Environmental Science
513 / 14,108
Law
432 / 735
Computer Science
423 / 9,683
Sociology
404 / 4,219
Physics
352 / 6,795
Social Psychology
348 / 14,335
Art & Design
347 / 1,491
Mathematics
314 / 4,647
Chemistry
287 / 6,736
Engineering
277 / 4,808
Demography
225 / 6,491
Investment Banking and Stock trading
164 / 1,852
Health Science
160 / 1,520
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
150 / 4,143
Clinical Psychology
147 / 10,028
Child Psychology
145 / 4,031
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
142 / 1,654
History
132 / 292
Communications and Public Relations
127 / 3,685
Finance
122 / 2,005
Geography and Cartography
122 / 1,584
Physical Therapy
120 / 2,974
Education Majors
116 / 1,161
Public Policy / Administration
110 / 445
Quantum and Particle physics
109 / 2,318
Gender Studies
96 / 810
Special Education
91 / 922
Political Economy
86 / 499
Marketing
82 / 9,961
Cognitive Science
81 / 2,171
Public Health
80 / 1,546
Ecology
78 / 4,713
Math Teachers
76 / 1,140

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 13 125
1992 21 140
1993 35 151
1994 18 171
1995 19 208
1996 29 180
1997 45 205
1998 52 260
1999 48 342
2000 54 370
2001 60 496
2002 66 561
2003 72 763
2004 83 998
2005 98 1235
2006 175 1596
2007 144 1925
2008 179 2527
2009 219 3180
2010 231 3803
2011 260 4545
2012 272 5588
2013 307 6621
2014 457 7766
2015 481 8362
2016 424 8496
2017 511 9175
2018 494 9530
2019 486 11679
2020 694 14722
2021 629 17811

Chapman University alumni

  1. Colin Hanks

    Colin Hanks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actortelevision actorvoice actorfilm director
    Biography

    Colin Lewes Hanks is an American actor, director and producer. He has starred in films including Orange County, King Kong, The House Bunny, The Great Buck Howard, and the Jumanji film series. His television credits include Roswell, Band of Brothers, Dexter, Fargo, The Good Guys, and Life in Pieces. He is the eldest son of actor Tom Hanks.

  2. Jodie Sweetin

    Jodie Sweetin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actorvoice actorchild actor
    Biography

    Jodie Lee Ann Sweetin is an American actress and television personality. She is known for her role as Stephanie Tanner in the ABC comedy series Full House and its Netflix sequel series Fuller House.

  3. Leslie Jones

    Leslie Jones
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actorwritergame show host
    Biography

    Annette "Leslie" Jones is an American comedian and actress who was a cast member and writer on Saturday Night Live from 2014 to 2019 and currently the host of Supermarket Sweep. Jones has been a featured performer at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal and the Aspen Comedy Festival. In 2010, her one-hour comedy special, Problem Child, was broadcast on Showtime. Jones starred in Ghostbusters (2016) as Patty Tolan. In 2017 and 2018, Jones was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Saturday Night Live.

  4. Kellan Lutz

    Kellan Lutz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractormodelThai boxer
    Biography

    Kellan Christopher Lutz is an American actor and model. He made his film debut in Stick It (2006), and was best known for playing Emmett Cullen in The Twilight Saga film series (2008–2012). He has since played Poseidon in the 2011 film Immortals, voiced the title character in the 2013 animated film Tarzan, played John Smilee in The Expendables 3 (2014), and Hercules in The Legend of Hercules (2014). He co-stars in the CBS thriller series FBI: Most Wanted (2020–2021).

General info

Alternative names CU
Founded 1861
Motto Christ and Church
Colors cardinal, gray
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; February-May). Also Intersession in January; Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff 1,742
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address One University Dr.
Orange, California, 92866
United States
City population 136,000
Phone 7149976815
Fax +1 (714) 997 6887

Chapman University in Social Media