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Chapman University

Orange, CA

Chapman is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded in 1861, it gained university status in 1991. Its 40-acre campus is located in Orange, 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

Web Sitewww.chapman.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students6,410
   Women3,877 (60.5%)
   Men2,533 (39.5%)
Graduate Students2,132

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate54% of 12,821 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.71 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math604 average
560-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading601 average
550-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing608 average
560-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite27 average
25-30 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$66,638
Tuition and Fees
$48,710
Room and Board
$14,368
Average Percent of Need Met72%
Average Freshman Award$31,342
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$25,959

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar System4-1-4
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
417
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 21% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Orange Population139,419
Nearest Metropolitan AreaLos Angeles
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 90% of freshmen, 32% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotPanthers
Sororities40% of women participate
Fraternities 22% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
11.6% Asian
1.9% Black/African-American
15.2% Hispanic/Latino
7.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
59.1% White
4.7% Unknown
International Students3.9% from 56 countries
First-Year Students Returning89.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
64.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.62 3.92 646 657 28
Low 2.24 2.21 520 520 14
High 4.00 4.80 800 770 33
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