Chapman University is on a 90-acre campus in a suburban setting in Orange, California, not far from Los Angeles. There are many activities and organizations for Chapman University students to join – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Chapman University also has fraternities and sororities.
Chapman University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Spring Sizzle and Midnight Breakfast.
Chapman University offers housing for students. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Chapman University students live off campus. In 2021, 11% of undergrads at Chapman University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 89% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Chapman University. There are 3,714 spots available in on-campus housing for all 7,404 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 819 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Chapman University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Chapman University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Chapman University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Water Polo||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Lacrosse||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Chapman University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Chapman University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Chapman University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Chapman University has full safety education program.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Chapman University, take Interstate 5 to Orange, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to SNA - John Wayne (Santa Ana) airport.
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