Chapman University Rankings

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In the World#825 of 14178
In North America#274 of 2629
In the United States#245 of 2528
In California#25 of 252
In Orange#1 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Acceptance rate
56%
Average SAT
1285
Average ACT
28
Avg. cost to attend
$43,767 /y
Aid receiving
87%
Undergraduates
7,505
Graduates
2,345
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Chapman University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate56%54%57%
Applicants14,2735,5098,764
Admissions7,9432,9694,974
Freshmen enrolled full time1,7606591,101
Freshmen enrolled part time853

32 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,225 or 69%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1190
or below

75% of them
had 1380
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Chapman University are 1190-1380 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
737 or 42%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 25
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Chapman University are 25-31 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White4628 (47%)
Hispanic1602 (16%)
Asian1575 (16%)
Two or more races702 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown565 (6%)
Nonresident Alien554 (6%)
Black or African American187 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander24 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$43,767/year
Average aid awarded
$28,341
Students receiving aid
87%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$33,219
$30-48K$31,826
$48-75K$36,041
$75-110K$37,848
$110K+$48,771

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$54,540$34,957
Tuition in-state$54,540$34,957
Tuition out-of-state$54,540$34,957
Fee in-district$384$244
Fee in-state$384$244
Fee out-of-state$384$244

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,714
Combined charge for room and board$15,518
Room charge$10,400
Meal charge$5,118

Chapman University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General331113
Cinematography and Film & Video Production17468
Law171
Physical Therapy & Therapist89
Psychology, General85
Health Services Administration75
Business & Corporate Communications74
Pharmacy70
Speech Communication and Rhetoric67
Political Science and Government, General67
Playwriting and Screenwriting4620
Accounting5313
Public Relations & Image Management62
Education, General51
Biology & Biological Sciences, General43
Creative Writing2716
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General42
School Psychology362
English Language and Literature, General278
Business & Managerial Economics35
Dance, General32
Computer Science31
Educational Leadership and Administration, General246
Computational Science235
Physiology, General27
Elementary Education and Teaching27
Broadcast Journalism26
Sociology25
Secondary Education and Teaching24
Food Science24
Physician Assistant24
Film & Cinema & Video Studies176
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General22
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution138
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling21
Pharmaceutical Sciences172
Athletic Training & Trainer19
Philosophy17
Graphic Design17
Advanced Legal Research & Studies, General17
Special Education and Teaching, General161
Curriculum and Instruction132
Acting14
Computer and Information Sciences, General13
Environmental Science13
Biochemistry12
Mathematics, General11
Spanish Language and Literature10
Music Performance, General10
Art & Art Studies, General10
Music Teacher Education54
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services9
Computer Software Engineering8
History, General8
Voice and Opera8
Chemistry, General6
French Language and Literature6
Documentary Production6
Health Communication6
Religion & Religious Studies5
Music, General5
Social Work5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3
Music Theory and Composition1
Physics, General1
Neuroscience1
German Language and Literature1
Keyboard Instruments1
Sports Communication1
Anthropology1
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics1
Game and Interactive Media Design1
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics1
Grand Total1,605605348
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate81%77%83%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
6,151
Citations
115,130

Publication count by topic

Psychology
879
Political science
545
Economics
529
Medicine
467
Sociology
431
Chemistry
354
Business
296
Mathematics
275
Biology
263
Computer science
243
Environmental science
203
Physics
189
Art
182
History
112
Geography
104
Materials science
77
Philosophy
68
Engineering
67
Geology
40

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Economics48414,754
Business6318,773
Psychology65629,161
Sociology7364,039
Political science8181,527
Philosophy827187
Environmental science9135,112
Art115159
Geography12511,240
History125770
Physics13463,829
Geology13541,074
Mathematics14973,722
Medicine15187,801
Biology18187,509
Computer science19112,829
Chemistry20445,400
Engineering2410646
Materials science3074689

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199018107
199112124
199220122
199331131
199416163
199519197
199635187
199739235
199846245
199946360
200051384
200147509
200250547
200359778
200471966
2005731193
20061681453
20071261782
20081572335
20091802996
20101823658
20112164415
20122235547
20132576977
20143917429
20154318117
20163918045
20174328443
20184507931
201942610197
202055712090

General info

Alternative namesCU
Founded1861
WikipediaChapman University
MottoChrist and Church
Colorscardinal, gray
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; February-May). Also Intersession in January; Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff1,741
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

AddressOne University Dr.
Orange, California, 92866
United States
City population136,000
Phone7149976815
Fax+1 (714) 997 6887

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