Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$57,214
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$35,105
On-campus Living Costs
$18,588
Off-campus Living Costs
$15,776
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$1,695
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$1,364

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of Chapman University are $57,214 for undergraduate programs. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $57,214 for graduate programs.
Compare to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California, the undergraduate tuition & fees are very expensive and the graduate tuition & fees are expensive.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Stevens Institute of Technology and University of Miami, tuition & fees of Chapman University is average where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $49,223.
The average living cost of the school is $18,588 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $15,776.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at Chapman University are $57,214 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 4.17% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $35,105 on average. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 12.06% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016$46,500 $760$46,500 $760
2017$48,310 $400$48,310 $400
2018$50,210 $384$50,210 $384
2019$52,340 $384$52,340 $384
2020$54,540 $384$54,540 $384
2021$56,830 $384$56,830 $384

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $18,588 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $15,776.
The living cost at the school has decreased by 0.98% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$13,830$2,000$11,020$4,100
2017$14,368$2,000$12,268$4,100
2018$14,910$2,400$9,444$4,100
2019$15,828$3,070$10,884$4,570
2020$15,518$3,070$11,206$4,570
2021$16,138$3,320$12,430$4,570

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,600 at Chapman University. The books & supplies cost has increased by 2.56% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

Chapman University 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,560
2017$1,500
2018$1,560
2019$1,560
2020$1,600
2021$1,600

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at Chapman University is $1,695 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 4.31% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $1,364 on average. The graduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 2.87% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
2016$1,445 $1,155
2017$1,500 $1,186
2018$1,560 $1,205
2019$1,625 $1,326
2020$1,695 $1,364
2021$1,765 $1,439

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart