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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.

Website: www.chapman.edu/

Private
Co-ed
7,020
Undergraduate
Students
(60.3%) 4,234 Women
(39.7%) 2,786 Men
2,372
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
57% of 13,170 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.72
SAT Math
590-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
637 average
600-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$75,072
Tuition and Fees
$54,924
Room and Board
$15,518
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$30,257
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,374
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
489
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Orange Population
139,419
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
33% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Panthers
Sororities
48% of women participate
Fraternities
25% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.2% Asian
1.8% Black/African-American
15.7% Hispanic/Latino
7.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.8% White
6.0% Unknown
International Students
3.7% from 57 countries
First-Year Students Returning
91.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
69.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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