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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
7,505
Undergraduate
Students
(328.2%) 4,522 Women
(216.5%) 2,983 Men
2,345
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
56% of 14,273 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.77
SAT Math
645 average
590-700 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
641 average
600-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
25-31 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$78,272
Tuition and Fees
$57,214
Room and Board
$16,138
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$39,214
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,117
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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
536
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
47% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Panthers
Sororities
36% of women participate
Fraternities
30% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
14.9% Asian
1.8% Black/African-American
16.8% Hispanic/Latino
8.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.6% White
4.4% Unknown
International Students
20.5% from 62 countries
First-Year Students Returning
91.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
72.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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