Chapman University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Chapman University ranks better than 79% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Chapman University ranks better than 63% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Chapman University

We calculated a salary score for each of Chapman University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Chapman University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Chapman Bachelor's Degrees

Chapman ranks higher than 79% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 98% $22,250 $64,379 98%
Biology, General 21% $22,972 $24,615 21%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 92% $20,430 $55,167 92%
Business/Corporate Communications 60% $22,750 $43,899 60%
Business/Managerial Economics 93% $19,500 $62,260 93%
Communication and Media Studies 74% $18,000 $37,640 74%
Computer Science 74% $20,500 $80,336 74%
Dance 18% $27,000 $17,859 18%
Design and Applied Arts 95% $21,000 $48,432 95%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 60% $24,287 $24,325 60%
Education, General 28% $22,750 $30,228 28%
English Language and Literature, General 51% $23,250 $29,685 51%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 99% $22,750 $37,671 99%
Fine and Studio Arts 93% Not Reported $33,993 93%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 4% $26,500 $21,964 4%
Journalism 85% $20,500 $38,289 85%
Mathematics 22% Not Reported $37,208 22%
Music 32% $23,500 $24,421 32%
Political Science and Government 69% $21,500 $38,721 69%
Psychology, General 68% $19,500 $32,210 68%
Public Health 3% $23,750 $23,579 3%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 96% $23,000 $47,260 96%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 51% $19,500 $29,685 51%
Sociology 6% $19,014 $24,035 6%

Salary Scores for Chapman Master's Degrees

Chapman ranks higher than 54% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 63% $78,548 $78,134 63%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 98% Not Reported $69,338 98%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 11% $134,604 $21,508 11%
Educational Administration and Supervision 37% Not Reported $52,107 37%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 7% $134,604 $22,485 7%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 70% $82,034 $46,790 70%
Nutrition Sciences 99% Not Reported $71,575 99%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 49% Not Reported $36,852 49%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 95% Not Reported $58,673 95%

Salary Scores for Chapman Doctoral Degrees

Chapman ranks higher than 76% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 90% $106,340 $87,754 90%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 53% $187,379 $71,015 53%

Chapman University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Anonymous 1/14/2020

Chapman University is a great school to get your undergraduate degree at. There classes are on the smaller side, with about 30 students per class. However, the teachers are amazing! Most of the teachers that work there, own their own company's or are experts in their fields.

Nichole Young 12/11/2019

Chapman provides the educational tools students need to succeed, but could greatly improve on their staff and overall administration. They hire more than enough employees, but this means in order to answer one simple question, a student must go through 10 different people and multiple website links. The tuition is ridiculously high so you have to be emotionally prepared for the debt you'll put yourself through. Dodge, the film school is what Chapman is known for, but within the school, there are certain majors... Read More