Chapman University was founded in 1861 and is one of the oldest private universities in California. Chapman’s picturesque campus is located in the heart of Orange County and draws outstanding students from across the United States and around the world. Known for its blend of liberal arts and professional programs, Chapman University encompasses seven different schools and colleges.
Chapman University enrolls more than 6,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students. The university’s mission is to provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens.
Centered in the historic City of Orange and within an hour’s drive from Los Angeles, Chapman offers a community-rich environment blended with city life and outdoor adventure. There are many opportunities for internships, part-time jobs and cultural activities in Orange County and L.A. Within easy driving distance to the beach, mountains and desert, Chapman is a prime location for active students.