What:                         Chapman University freshman move-in day to the residence halls

When:                        Move in Day is Tuesday August 22, with orientation week lasting through Sunday, August 27.

Where:                       Chapman University’s residence halls located at N. Center St. and E. Walnut Ave in Orange, CA.

Details:                  CAMPUS ENROLLMENT

  • Undergraduate: 6,410
  • Professional, Graduate & Law Students:2,132
  • Total Enrollment: 8,542

Residential first year: 1,510; first year total: 1,650

 Fall 2017 Admission – FIRST YEARS

  • First Year Applications: 13,170
  • First Year Acceptances: 7,536
  • Overall First Year Acceptance Rate: 57 percent
  • 64 percentof incoming first year students come from 60-plus miles away

 Fall 2017 Admission – TRANSFERS

  • Transfer Applications: 1752
  • Transfer Acceptances: 884
  • Overall Transfer Acceptance Rate:5 percent


  • Overall Admitted First Year GPA Average: 76
  • Overall Admitted Transfer GPA Average: 38
  • Overall Admitted First Year SAT Average: 1311 (on the SAT redesign)
  • Overall Admitted First Year ACT Composite Average: 28


  • 92 percentof first year students live on campus
  • 40:60 – male to female ratio
  • 14:1 – student to faculty ratio
  • 23 average class size
  • 85 percent of faculty hold doctoral or terminal degrees


  • 110 areas of study
  • 49 majors
  • 61 minors


  • 20 percent are first-gen (first year plus transfer)
  • 58 percent are first-gen (first year plus transfer) – for Fall 2017 admitted class
  • 18 percent of students were awarded a Pell Grant

All our schedules are available via Chapman’s mobile app, CU Panther.

About Chapman University

As an academically distinguished center of learning, Chapman University attracts extraordinary students and faculty from around the globe. Its ten schools and colleges foster a vibrant intellectual community, and provide extensive opportunities for students to learn, grow and discover alongside remarkable faculty. The University is home to some 8,000 students pursuing bachelor, master and doctoral degrees, and is alma mater to more than 40,000 alumni found throughout the United States and the world. Now celebrating its 156th year, Chapman is known for its distinguishing strengths in leadership and civic engagement, in the arts and entertainment disciplines, and in specialized sectors of technology and science. The University is comprised of its main campus in Orange, California, and the Rinker Health Science campus for graduate health science programs in Irvine, California. Visit us at www.chapman.edu.

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