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Chapman University

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866

United States

Telephone: 714-997-6815


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Mark Goor

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: June 30, 2023

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1956

Undergraduate FTE: 7,544

Graduate FTE: 1,844

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerJoe SlowenskyVice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Faculty
Board of Directors ChairParker KennedyChair, Board of
Chief Academic OfficerNorma BouchardExecutive Vice President, Provost and Chief Academic
Chief Executive OfficerDaniele
Chief Financial OfficerHarold HewittExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating
Director Institutional ResearchMarisol SamsonDirector of Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
116400Anglo-American UniversityPragueAdditionalActive
00116400Chapman UniversityOrangeMain CampusActive
00116485Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science CampusIrvineAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Advocacy and Dispute ResolutionNon-degree2000On-Site
Applied Statistical AnalysisNon-degree2017On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Art HistoryBachelors2002On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Communication StudiesBachelors2001On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Community Educational StudiesBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in DanceBachelors2002On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in EconomicsBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in EnglishBachelors1978On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media StudiesBachelors2001On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in FrenchBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Global Communication and World LanguagesBachelors2018On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in HistoryBachelors1978On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal StudiesBachelors2024On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in MusicBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Peace StudiesBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in PhilosophyBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Political ScienceBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in PsychologyBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, Advertising, & Entertainment MarketingBachelors2001On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Religious StudiesBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in SociologyBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in SpanishBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Strategic & Corporate CommunicationBachelors2013On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in TheatreBachelors2002On-Site
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation and Visual EffectsBachelors2006On-Site
Bachelor of Fine Arts in ArtBachelors2010On-Site
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Broadcast Journalism and DocumentaryBachelors2014On-Site
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative ProducingBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative WritingBachelors2001On-Site
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance PerformanceBachelors2002On-Site
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film ProductionBachelors2001On-Site
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic DesignBachelors2002On-Site
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Screen ActingBachelors2008On-Site
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre PerformanceBachelors2002On-Site
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Writing for Television and FilmBachelors2001On-Site
Bachelor of Music (Pre-Certification Music Education)Bachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Music in CompositionBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Music in PerformanceBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Science in AccountingBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Applied Human PhysiologyBachelors2013On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyBachelors1988On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Biological SciencesBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Business AdministrationBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Science in ChemistryBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Computer EngineeringBachelors2020On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Computer ScienceBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Data ScienceBachelors2016On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringBachelors2021On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and PolicyBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Health SciencesBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Science in MathematicsBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Bachelor of Science in Civil EngineeringBachelors1970On-Site
Bachelor of Science in PhysicsBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Software EngineeringBachelors2013On-Site
Business LawNon-degree2012On-Site
Criminal LawNon-degree2016On-Site
Doctor of PharmacyProfessional Doctorate2015On-Site
Doctor of Physical TherapyProfessional Doctorate2000On-Site
Doctor of Science Degree with Emphasis in Mathematics, Philosophy and PhysicsResearch Doctorate2023On-Site
Ed Specialist (Special Education) – Moderate/Severe 2010 CredentialNon-degree2010On-Site
Ed Specialist (Special Education) -Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe 2010 CredenNon-degree2010On-Site
Ed Specialist (Special Education)- Mild/Moderate 2010 CredentialNon-degree2010On-Site
Educational Specialist in School PsychologyMasters1970On-Site
English and Fine Arts in Creative WritingMasters2003On-Site
Entertainment LawNon-degree2007On-Site
Environmental, Land Use and Real EstateNon-degree2000On-Site
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)Masters1970On-Site
International LawNon-degree2007On-Site
Juris DoctorProfessional Doctorate1994On-Site
Juris Doctor/Master of Fine Arts in Film and Television ProducingMasters2006On-Site
MBA/MFA Film and Television ProducingMasters2007On-Site
Master of Arts in Counseling and Pupil Personnel ServicesMasters1970On-Site
Master of Arts in Curriculum and InstructionMasters2021On-Site
Master of Arts in EnglishMasters2002On-Site
Master of Arts in Film and Media StudiesMasters1997On-Site
Master of Arts in International StudiesMasters2008On-Site
Master of Arts in Leadership DevelopmentMasters2004On-Site
Master of Arts in Marriage and Family TherapyMasters2008On-Site
Master of Arts in Special EducationMasters1970On-Site
Master of Arts in Teaching: Elementary Education Bilingual EmphasiMasters1970On-Site
Master of Arts in Teaching: Secondary Education (Single Subject Credential)Masters1970On-Site
Master of Arts in War, Diplomacy, and SocietyMasters2015On-Site
Master of Business Administration (MBA)Masters1970On-Site
Master of Fine Arts in Creative WritingMasters1960On-Site
Master of Fine Arts in Film ProductionMasters2004On-Site
Master of Fine Arts in Film and Television ProducingMasters2002On-Site
Master of Fine Arts in Production DesignMasters2006On-Site
Master of Fine Arts in ScreenwritingMasters2002On-Site
Master of Fine Arts, The Showrunner ProgramMasters2018On-Site
Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant StudiesMasters2016On-Site
Master of Music Keyboard Collaborative ArtsMasters2016On-Site
Master of Science in AccountingMasters2016On-Site
Master of Science in Behavioral and Computational EconomicsMasters2009On-Site
Master of Science in Communication Sciences and DisordersMasters2008On-Site
Master of Science in Computational and Data ScienceMasters2010On-Site
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (MSEECS)Masters2023On-Site
Master of Science in Food ScienceMasters2006On-Site
Master of Science in Food Science/Master of Business AdministrationMasters2009On-Site
Master of Science in Health and Strategic CommunicationsMasters2009On-Site
Master of Science in Pharmaceutical SciencesMasters2014On-Site
Master of Science in Real EstateMasters2020On-Site
Multiple Subject 2042 (CI) Credential – MACI programNon-degree2015On-Site
Ph.D. in Communication StudiesResearch Doctorate2019On-Site
Ph.D. in Computational and Data SciencesResearch Doctorate2012On-Site
Ph.D. in EducationResearch Doctorate2006On-Site
PhD in Pharmaceutical SciencesResearch Doctorate2016On-Site
Pre-Health Post-Baccalaureate ProgramNon-degree2000On-Site
Prelim Multiple Subject 2042 CredentialNon-degree2003On-Site
Prelim Multiple Subject Bilingual 2042 CredentialNon-degree2008On-Site
Professional Clinical Counseling emphasis- School Counseling ProgramNon-degree2012On-Site
Professional Clinical Counseling emphasis- School Psychology ProgramNon-degree2012On-Site
Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) School Psychology CredentialNon-degree2000On-Site
Pupil Personnel Services (PPS) School Counseling CredentialNon-degree2000On-Site
Single Subject 2042 (CI) Credential – MACI programNon-degree2015On-Site
Single Subject 2042 CredentialNon-degree2010On-Site
Speech Language Pathology CredentialNon-degree2009On-Site
Tax LawNon-degree2000On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2026Interim Report
Fall2032Offsite Review
Spring2033Accreditation Visit