Chapman University is Orange County’s premier private university. Located in suburban Orange County, it is 10 miles to the Pacific Ocean and only minutes away from Disneyland. Chapman has a teacher to student ratio of only 14:1, one of the lowest in the United States. The current undergraduate enrollment on Orange campus is around 6,200 students, with about 1,800 graduate and law students. Almost 37 percent of the undergraduate population lives in university housing. Special educational centers include the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research, the Albert Schweitzer Institute, the Barry and Phyllis Rogers Center for Holocaust Education, the Center for Educational and Social Equity, the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing, the Ralph W. Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics, the Walter Schmid Center for International Business, the Center for Real Estate and Finance and the Center for Land Resources.
Main CampusOrange, California, United States5,000 - 20,000 on Campus100,000 - 250,000 residents in OrangeLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
The beautiful, tree-lined 78-acre main campus in Orange, California is 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles. It is located in a quiet, residential area in the city of Orange, which was sixth in a recent ranking of the nation's safest cities. Mountains and deserts are within an hour's drive; San Diego and Mexico are 90 miles south; and the university is close to major recreation and entertainment venues, including Anaheim Convention Center, Knott's Berry Farm, Orange County Performing Arts Center, Pacific Amphitheater, Irvine Meadows, Edison Stadium and the Staples Center.
Starting on day one at Chapman University, students can seize numerous opportunities to enhance their college experience outside the classroom — socially, spiritually and physically — all with health and safety in mind. From Broadway-style performances and athletics to cross-cultural initiatives and student life activities, you will find your home.