Chapman University (111948)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$60,288
3.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$45,033
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.695%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
72.5%
13,690 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
10,014
90.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
83.6%
1,241 Graduates

About

Chapman University (111948) is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Chapman University (111948) were General Business Administration & Management (481 degrees awarded), Cinematography & Film Production (201 degrees), and General Psychology (138 degrees).

In 2022, 3,095 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Chapman University (111948). 62.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,448 degrees), 2.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (558 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Chapman University (111948) is $60,288, which is $36,292 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Chapman University (111948) is $60,288, which is $36,292 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $45,033.

In 2022, 81% of undergraduate students attending Chapman University (111948) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 45% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$60,288
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Chapman University (111948) was $60,288. The cost of tuition at Chapman University (111948) is $36,292 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$45,033
2022 Value
11.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Chapman University (111948) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $45,033. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Chapman University (111948) grew by 11.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,760
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Chapman University (111948) was of $14,760 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.33% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
45%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

81% of undergraduate students at Chapman University (111948) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.22% with respect to 2021, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.695%
2019 Default Rate
11
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Chapman University (111948) was 0.695%, which represents 11 out of the 1582 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Chapman University (111948) received 13,690 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 9.33% annual growth. Out of those 13,690 applicants, 9,928 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.5% acceptance rate.

There were 10,014 students enrolled at Chapman University (111948) in 2022. 25% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Chapman University (111948) has an overall enrollment yield of 20.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
9,928
Accepted Out of 13,690

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Chapman University (111948) was 72.5% (9,928 admissions from 13,690 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 60.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 9.33%, while admissions grew by 8.92%..

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SAT Scores

25%
Submission Percentage (2022)
524
Scores Submitted (2022)

25% of enrolled first-time students at Chapman University (111948) in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Chapman University (111948) had a total enrollment of 10,014 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Chapman University (111948) is 9,023 students and the part-time enrollment is 991. This means that 90.1% of students enrolled at Chapman University (111948) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Chapman University (111948), both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.5% White, 18% Hispanic or Latino, 17.4% Asian, 7.97% Two or More Races, 2.3% Black or African American, 0.28% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.15% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Chapman University (111948) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.8%), followed by White Male (20.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.7%), followed by Asian Female (15.5%) and White Male (12.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Chapman University (111948) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,014 students. The full-time enrollment at Chapman University (111948) is 9,023 and the part-time enrollment is 991. This means that 90.1% of students enrolled at Chapman University (111948) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

91%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Chapman University (111948) was 91%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Chapman University (111948) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,561 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,802 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,747 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Chapman University (111948) is 45.5% White, 18% Hispanic or Latino, 17.4% Asian, 7.97% Two or More Races, 2.3% Black or African American, 0.28% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.15% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 405 students (4.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 791 more women than men received degrees from Chapman University (111948). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Chapman University (111948) is white (1,448 degrees awarded). There were 2.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (558 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Chapman University (111948) is General Business Administration & Management (481 degrees awarded), followed by Cinematography & Film Production (201 degrees) and General Psychology (138 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Chapman University (111948), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (548 degrees awarded), Legal (154 degrees), and English (89 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chapman University (111948) are Elementary & middle school teachers (180,578 people), Other managers (150,265 people), Postsecondary teachers (142,515 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (125,832 people), and Secondary school teachers (113,305 people).

The most specialized majors at Chapman University (111948) in 2022 are Visual & Performing Arts (548 degrees awarded), Legal (154 degrees), English (89 degrees), Communication Technologies (23 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chapman University (111948) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Chapman University (111948) are Visual & Performing Arts (548 degrees awarded), Legal (154 degrees), English (89 degrees), Communication Technologies (23 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chapman University (111948) are Elementary & secondary schools (414,270 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (288,727 people), Computer Systems Design (144,144 people), Legal services (122,544 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (99,837 people).

The most specialized majors at Chapman University (111948) are Visual & Performing Arts (548 degrees awarded), Legal (154 degrees), English (89 degrees), Communication Technologies (23 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (25 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Chapman University (111948).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 481 degrees awarded
  2. 201 degrees awarded
  3. 138 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Chapman University (111948) was General Business Administration & Management with 481 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,152
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,943
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,152 degrees were awarded to men at Chapman University (111948), which is 0.593 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,943).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 295 degrees were awarded to men at Chapman University (111948) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.14 times more than the 259 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 259 degrees were awarded to men at Chapman University (111948) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.878 times less than the 295 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

73%
100% Completion Time
80%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 73% of students graduating from Chapman University (111948) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 80% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 81% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Chapman University (111948) is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.11% of graduates (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,448 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    558 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    536 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Chapman University (111948) is white (1,448 degrees awarded). There were 2.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (558 degrees).

2.68% of degree recipients (83 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    895 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    553 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    360 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Chapman University (111948) is white female (895 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (553 degrees).

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Operations

Chapman University (111948) has an endowment valued at nearly $608M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 4.96M (0.816%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Chapman University (111948) had a total salary expenditure of 407M. Chapman University (111948) employs 218 Assistant professors, 161 Professors and 150 Associate professors. Most academics at Chapman University (111948) are Female Assistant professor (115), Male Professor (113), and Male Assistant professor (103).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chapman University (111948) are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 159 employees, Management, with 157 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 146 employees.

Endowment

$608M
2022 Endowment
7.74%
growth from 2021

Chapman University (111948) has an endowment valued at about $608M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Chapman University (111948) grew 7.74% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $562M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$191M
2022 Salaries
5.3%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Chapman University (111948) paid a median of $191M in salaries, which represents 46.9% of their overall expenditure ($407M) and a 5.3% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$72M
Instructional Salaries
559
Number of Employees

In 2022, Chapman University (111948) paid a total of $72M to 559 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
218 Employees
Computer, Engineering, and Science
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
159 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Chapman University (111948) were Assistant professor with 218 employees, Professor with 161 employees, and Associate professor with 150 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chapman University (111948) were Computer, Engineering, and Science with 159 employees, Management with 157 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 146 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Chapman University (111948) was Female Assistant professor with 115 employees, Male Professor with 113 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 103 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Chapman University (111948).

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