Chapman University

country rank  240
world rank  681

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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 large town of Orange (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Chapman University (CU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational 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 158 years old 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.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address One University Drive
Orange (population range: 50,000-249,999)
92866 California
United States
T +1 (714) 997 6815
F +1 (714) 997 6887

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)

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
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office One University Drive
Orange 92866
+1 (714) 997 6711
888 282 7759

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Chapman University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

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

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019