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Chapman University (CA)

1 University Drive
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 628-2500

Admissions E-mail:
lawadm@chapman.edu

Web Site
http://www.chapman.edu/law

Electronic Application
http://web.chapman.edu/law_asp/RegForm.html

Fall 2009 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: 4/15/2009
Application Fee: $65
Admissions Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Acceptance Rate 31.5% 29.6% 30.2% 25.5% 36.1% N/A 42.3%
LSAT Score (Median)** 156 157 156 156 154 0 129
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 154-159 156-159 154-158 154-158 151-157 0-0 128-132
GPA (Median)** 3.36 3.21 3.31 3.24 1.74 0.00 2.48
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.10-3.61 2.90-3.52 3.01-3.61 3.00-3.47 0.00-3.47 0.00-0.00 2.00-2.95
Bar Exam Statistics*** 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
State in which most graduates took bar exam: CA CA CA CA CA N/A
School's bar passage rate: 61.3% 56.8% 66.7% 53.7% 63.6% N/A 50.4%
State overall bar passage rate: 65% 62% 61% 60% 66% N/A 52.3%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: -3.7% -5.2% +5.7% -6.3% -2.4% +0.0% -1.9%
Employment Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Graduates employed at graduation: 51.1% 59.7% 53.3% 56.5% 65.6% N/A 47.7%
Graduates employed 9 months after graduation: 95.4% 89.6% 91.0% 93.1% 93.8% N/A 77.2%
tuition and Expenses 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Tuition: $34,250 $32,834 $27,886
room and Board: $13,752 $13,320 $11,540
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Full-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Total: 474 516 453
Men: 54.0% 54.0% 51.0%
Women: 46.0% 46.0% 49.0%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 1 : 12.6 1 : 17.5 1 : 15.5
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Private Sector: $70,000 $70,000 $62,000
Public Sector: $58,000 $56,000 $51,000
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