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Chapman University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Chapman University

Website: http://www.chapman.edu
Address: One University Dr. , Orange , California - 92866
Phone: (714) 997-6815
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Division III Independents
Religious affiliation Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Calendar system Four-one-four plan
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $55
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
5,356
2,077
3,279
Percent admitted
50%
49%
51%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
36%
39%
34%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
548
666
SAT Math
561
674
SAT Writing
559
672
ACT Composite
25
29
ACT English
25
31
ACT Math
24
29
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $33,760
Out-of-state tuition $33,760
Books and supplies $1,100
On-campus room and board $11,315
On-campus other expenses $1,900
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
85%
-
Federal grant aid
12%
$5,562
State or local grant aid
9%
$9,493
Institutional grant aid
82%
-
Loan aid
53%
$5,922
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
6,128
42%
58%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 4,300
Estimated graduates enrolled 1,831
Undergraduates 24 years old 94%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 4%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 67%
Men 65%
Women 69%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 49%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 62%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 67%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $30,798 $32,622 $34,716 $36,764 5.9%
Books and supplies $1,100 $1,100 $1,100 $1,200 9.1%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $10,500 $11,880 $11,315 $12,832 13.4%
Other $2,191 $2,192 $1,900 $2,000 5.3%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,550 $10,117 $10,035 $10,816 7.8%
Other $2,850 $3,270 $3,338 $3,508 5.1%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,850 $3,270 $3,338 $3,508 5.1%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $44,589 $47,794 $49,031 $52,796 7.7%
Off Campus $43,298 $47,109 $49,189 $52,288 6.3%
Off Campus with Family $34,748 $36,992 $39,154 $41,472 5.9%
 

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Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $55
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,159 2,490 3,669
Percent admitted 56% 55% 57%
Percent admitted who enrolled 30% 33% 28%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations X  
Formal demonstration of competencies X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 788 76%
ACT 417 40%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 547 661
SAT Math 568 678
SAT Writing 557 671
ACT Composite 25 29
ACT English 25 31
ACT Math 24 29
ACT Writing 8 10

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities 3/31/1956 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 1/1/1998 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 2/28/1928 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs 7/1/2008 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1996 -   Accredited