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Chapman University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
B
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Average Housing Costs
$13,830/ year
Poll
70%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.109 responses
Poll
66%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.199 responses

Food

Campus Food
B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,386/ year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 221 responses
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  • Jamba juice
    24%
  • Einsteins
    22%
  • Most places are good depending on the student
    14%
  • Starbucks, Qdoba
    12%
  • Qdoba
    7%
  • Jazzmins
    5%
  • Wow
    5%
66%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.110 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
B+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 114 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    27%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    62%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    7%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    4%

Safety

Safety
B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
87%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.112 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 83 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    31%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    54%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    12%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 95 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    31%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    49%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    15%
  • Not very visible.
    4%
  • We have campus police?
    1%

Sports & Activities

Men's Varsity Sports
Track and Field: X-Country, Tennis, Golf, Track and Field: Outdoor, Swimming and Diving, Basketball, Soccer, Water Polo, Baseball, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, Lacrosse, Track and Field: Outdoor, Basketball, Water Polo, Softball, Soccer, Swimming and Diving
Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 179 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    1%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    9%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    66%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    23%
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 127 responses
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  • Orientation Week
    19%
  • Undie Run
    18%
  • Interterm
    17%
  • Midnight Breakfast
    13%
  • Skit Night
    11%
  • Greek Week
    9%
  • Spring Sizzle
    7%

Party Scene

Party Scene
B+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 112 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    30%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    43%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    13%
  • Parties? What parties?
    13%
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What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 54 responses
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  • Undie Run
    93%
  • Venue party
    6%
  • Halloween
    2%
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