Chapman University Graduate Program Reviews

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96%
of students recommend
(4.13 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 75 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC, + 3 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Midsize
  • Student Population: 8,305 (6,363 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 27% part-time, 73% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $25,681
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2017

The pro of being a film student in Chapman is the great film resources and networking opportunities with faculty, students, alumni, and associates of the college. The con is the expense and fees of the classes.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Film Production
Graduation Year: 2017

My graduate program provides a great amount of film production training. It is a wonderful experience having hands-on learning in the classroom while doing independent filmmaking. I am truly satisfied with working with the distinguished faculty and going to networking events that can help me get easy access to film careers.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2017

Chapman University is an amazing private university located within just miles of Disneyland, downtown Anaheim, and Angel Stadium. The program is very competitive, advisors are readily available to help, and there are many resources for career support.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2017

The Professors are extremely approachable and make it evident that they are there to help you learn and grow as a leader.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2016

I am very positive about my graduate program, especially because the school offers me the opportunity to expand my knowledge of Film Studies with the experience of film production. My fellow students are very talented and ambitious people, which is stimulating and creates and inviting environment to develop my own talents. Unfortunately, it is a pretty expensive school and if I want to fully register for an extra class (not just audit it) I have to pay a lot of extra money. This can discourage students in the Film Studies program to expand their skill-set.
3.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2017

Chapman University has an excellent teacher education program and graduate school for educational leadership and curriculum studies. Chapman's faculty are caring and provide positive and rigorous environments for students. The one draw back of Chapman university is that it lacks in student diversity.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Physical Therapy
Graduation Year: 2017

Academically Chapman's DPT program is great. It is challenging and I believe it will prepare my for my career. They just moved the Health Science campus to Irvine so there is not that much around the area and the actual campus is still being worked on so some tech aspects are not working properly (like only one side of the building gets wifi).
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2019

Pros A very good program in the field of disability studies. High academic level. Good teachers. Good atmosphere. Very nice university. The PhD program involves the inquiry of disability as a social construction and investigates new ways of thinking on disability in contemporary society. The program specific courses will enable me to explore disability studies historical context and developments in the American culture and worldwide, to learn new concepts, perceive ethics related to education and disability studies. In some other courses, I will learn to analyze problems, criticize philosophies and theories, to develop new ideas and concepts. Through the inquiry core courses I will learn more about research paradigms, I will acquire research knowledge and skills. Some of the program classes will provide me tools to face responsibilities, challenges, and realities of teaching in the academy life. Through the program curriculum I am exposed to information, content, tools and professionals which will help me to build my knowledge base in order to be able to face academic and research. Cons Very expensive especially for international students. limited financial help for international students.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Physical Therapy
Graduation Year: 2018

Physical therapy is an incredibly rewarding and demanding field of study. Chapman University has state of the art facilities and wonderful professors/professionals to help you learn and succeed. Financially, this program is a huge investment and Chapman University does not offer a ton of financial support outside of offering loans.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: School Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

The best part of the program at Chapman is the quality of the professors and their dedication to each student. My teachers are all focused on training myself and my cohort to be the best school psychologists we can be. I love that they limit the class size to 20 and get to know us individually and provide feedback on our work. The only downside to attending Chapman is the added cost of a private university.
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