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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$55,738 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$41,040 tuition
$12,204 on campus room & board
$1,450 books
$1,044 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$55,738 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$41,040 tuition
$12,204 on campus room & board
$1,450 books
$1,044 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$20,482 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
86% of students receive aid
18% get federal aid ($6,695 avg)
11% get state aid ($9,394 avg)
80% get institn'l aid ($20,482 avg)
75% get loans ($6,500 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.61% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.61% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $23,339 80%
Federal Grant Aid $6,695 18%
Pell Grants $4,457 18%
Other Federal Grants $2,369 17%
Institution Grant Aid $20,482 80%
State Grant Aid $9,394 11%
Student Loans $6,500 75%
Federal Loans $5,843 75%
Other Loans $13,232 4%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 2
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Chapman University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 997-6815
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,275
Out of State $1,275


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Anna from Makawao, HI
  • Mar-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Although Chapman is pretty pricey they are generally good at making sure you get what you're paying for. There are always different events going on that are free for students, and the food isn't that bad. The campus is also really nice and the quality of education is pretty high.

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  • 5
  • Diego from Bullhead City, AZ
  • Mar-05-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    This is going to all the students whether you are new and are simply going to be a new freshman, fresh out of high school, or you are transfer from another college, I would have to say that this could be one school that I would like to go, if I were given the opportunity.

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  • 3
  • L from CA
  • Jan-30-2014 I am a current student here

    It could be if you take advantage of the many amazing opportunities.

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  • 4
  • Helena from San Marcos, CA
  • Dec-20-2013 I am a current student here

    Chapman is a very expensive school, hands down. It all depends what type of a student you are. If you aren't very motivated and take a minimum amount of classes and only party on the weekend, Chapman won't be worth it to you. However, if you are an ambitious person driven to succeed, Chapman has all the resources and all you have to do is take advantage of them!

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