2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 14,252 students have applied and 8,303 students have allowed to admit to Chapman University (Acceptance rate: 58.26%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 19.10 % where 1,586 students have finally enrolled out of 8,303 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Miami and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, its acceptance rate is slightly higher than the average (relatively easy to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 51.20%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 28.30%).

How to Apply to Chapman University

Admissionhttps://www.chapman.edu/admission/index.aspx
Online Applicationhttps://www.chapman.edu/admission/undergraduate/applynow.aspx
Financial Aidhttps://www.chapman.edu/students/tuition-and-aid/financial-aid/index.aspx
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.chapman.edu/students/tuition-and-aid/financial-aid/net-cost-calculator/index.aspx
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.chapman.edu/students/tuition-and-aid/financial-aid/veterans/index.aspx
Disability Servicehttps://www.chapman.edu/students/health-and-safety/disability-services/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,260 and the average ACT score is 28 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Chapman University is average than the schools (average score is 1,322). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Chapman University1,26028
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,29429
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California117875

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Chapman University, 1,071 students submitted SAT scores (68% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,260 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing590670
Mathematics580680
Total1,1701,350
At Chapman University, 667 students submitted ACT scores (42% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 28 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2530
English2533
Mathematics2429
Total7492

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Chapman University. The school requires 6 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Formal demonstration of competencies and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Chapman University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended