Chapman University

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University Overview

Established in 1861, Chapman University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Orange (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Chapman University (CU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Reformed religion. Chapman University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 159 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym CU
Founded 1861
Motto Christ and Church
Colours Cardinal and gray

University Location

Address One University Drive
Orange
92866 California
United States
Tel +1 (714) 997 6815
Fax +1 (714) 997 6887

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office One University Drive
Orange 92866
(714) 997 6711
888 282 7759

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Reformed Christian-Reformed Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) - www.disciples.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Chapman University's Library
Chapman University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 305,752 physical volumes, 192,868 physical media, 83,744 digital/electronic medium and 291 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Chapman University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,389 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1956


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • American Bar Association
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology Speech-Language Pathology
  • International School Psychology Association
  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • National Association of Schools of Dance
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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