Overall Niche Grade
- Party SceneB+
- Campus FoodB
- Student LifeB+
Chapman University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Calvinist/Reformed
NCAA Division III (with football)
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Chapman University Rankings
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High School GPA
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.116 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.114 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.114 responses
Most Popular Majors
- Business Administration and Management297Graduates
- Cinematography and Video Production165Graduates
- Public Relations67Graduates
- Political Science and Government65Graduates
- Foundations of Education59Graduates
- Creative Writing52Graduates
- Managerial Economics50Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 66 responsesReport
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say that Greek life is pretty big.155 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.178 responses
After Chapman University
- Very Good773
There are a lot of great things about Chapman University. There are a lot of activities to do around campus and everyone is really kind. The classes are small and even the professors in larger classes really take it to an individual level and enjoy questions to make sure everyone is on the same page. The dorms are really great, you don't have to worry about walking down the hall to use the bathroom! The weather is also great, and even when it's getting a little too hot, you can always turn your air conditioning on. Some things I would change about Chapman is their food options because they're not very healthy.
- 4 days ago
I am currently a first-year undergrad student and there isn't a day that goes by that I am not blown away by this school. Sure, it's on the smaller side but I meet someone new everyday. The layout is perfect and I never have to run to class since everything is basically together. I really enjoy the sense of community that the school provides, especially since I am an out of state student. The only thing that I would change/improve would be the student parking situation, which says a lot! This place is a SoCal gem and I believe it is one of the most up and coming schools out there.
- 6 days ago
I love it here at Chapman! Everyone is so nice and the campus is absolutely beautiful. I felt right at home from the beginning of O-Week and made lots of friends throughout my time. There are endless opportunities here and so many professors and advisors always willing to help guide you. The location is unbelievably perfect, 12 minutes from Disneyland, 15 minutes from the beach, in between San Diego and LA, in the cutest little town of Orange with lots of delicious cafes and cute stores! The party scene isn't incredible because the police and public safety are pretty strict but when there are good parties they're sick!! The caf food is actually not bad. I'm a vegetarian and I still have delicious options. Also, the dorms/halls are so great and spacious and clean - even though after first year it isn't required to live on campus I would still totally stay. I am in love with my school - GO PANTHERS!
- 6 days ago