Chapman University

Is Chapman a Good School for the Money?

Chapman University Value Report

What is a Chapman degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Chapman with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within California, Chapman Offers Good Quality for a High Price.

Below Average California Value
Top 25% California Quality

Chapman University is ranked #24 out of #116 in California for quality and #59 out of #90 for California value.

This makes it a good quality, but overpriced in the state.

State Value Ranking  59 out of 90
Great Value
State Value Score  34.44 out of 100
Great Value

Find out if Chapman offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 15% National Quality

Chapman University is ranked #1,026 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Chapman University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1026 out of 1472
Great Value
National Value Score  30.30 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Wabash College $119,642 A+
Wofford College $138,218 A
Clark University $149,841 B+
Maine Maritime Academy $151,095 B+
University at Buffalo $152,881 B+
Stonehill College $162,132 B
James Madison University $166,026 B-
Seattle University $180,966 C
University of Puget Sound $187,543 C
Chapman University $227,136 D
Rhode Island School of Design $265,500 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $227,136 in Total

On average, a bachelor's degree from Chapman will cost you about $227,136. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $55,130 and a typical 4.12 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $55,130
Average Years to Graduate 4.12
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $227,136

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Chapman cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$207,825 In-State With Aid
$309,461 Avg Cost No Aid
4.12 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Chapman value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $309,461 #1,021 D
All Students $227,136 #1,026 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $207,825 #1,035 D
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $309,461 #59 D
All Students $227,136 #59 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $207,825 #58 D+

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.

About 88% of Chapman students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Chapman financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Chapman cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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