Chapman University – University College

16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, CA

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Chapman University - University College, a nonprofit private institution, offers an assortment of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Irvine, CA, the campus resides in a rural setting for students to study in. The school's Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's curriculum. Enrollment at Chapman University - University College is nearly 6,800 annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Chapman University - University College offers:

  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education

Students applying for admission are asked to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. More information from the admissions office can be found at

The cost of tuition is around $11,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to use the school's net price calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. This school may provide financial aid for students that qualify in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

To see a full list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates Chapman University – University College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Acceptance Rate Table

The table below lists the chances for admission at Chapman University – University College.

 Number (Percentage)
Granted Admissions34 (100%)
Accepted Students That Enrolled24 (71%)

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Chapman University – University College is about 7,800, where graduate students make up roughly 49% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $12,000-$14,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $500 to $600 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Receiving Grants & Scholarships56%$5,216
Student Loans (Federal)61%$10,821

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 3.3%.

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Chapman University – University College may provide services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2012)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2012)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2014)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences


Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics


Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Chapman University – University College for official up-to-date information.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map

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