Chapman University Rankings by Salary Score

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Chapman University is ranked on 6 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Chapman Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 98 98% 98% $22,250 $64,380 98
Biology, General 21 91% 91% $22,970 $24,620 21
Business Administration, Management and Operations 92 95% 95% $20,430 $55,170 92
Business/Corporate Communications 60 97% 97% $22,750 $43,900 60
Business/Managerial Economics 93 100% 100% $19,500 $62,260 93
Communication and Media Studies 74 98% 98% $18,000 $37,640 74
Computer Science 74 90% 90% $20,500 $80,340 74
Dance 18 100% 100% $27,000 $17,860 18
Design and Applied Arts 95 95% 95% $21,000 $48,430 95
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 60 96% 96% $24,290 $24,330 60
Education, General 28 96% 96% $22,750 $30,230 28
English Language and Literature, General 51 94% 94% $23,250 $29,690 51
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 99 97% 97% $22,750 $37,670 99
Fine and Studio Arts 93 100% 100% Not Reported $33,990 93
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 4 100% 100% $26,500 $21,960 4
Journalism 85 100% 100% $20,500 $38,290 85
Mathematics 22 100% 100% Not Reported $37,210 22
Music 32 100% 100% $23,500 $24,420 32
Political Science and Government 69 93% 93% $21,500 $38,720 69
Psychology, General 68 93% 93% $19,500 $32,210 68
Public Health 3 96% 96% $23,750 $23,580 3
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 96 97% 97% $23,000 $47,260 96
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 51 86% 86% $19,500 $29,690 51
Sociology 6 100% 100% $19,010 $24,040 6

Salary Scores for Chapman Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 63 99% 99% $78,550 $78,130 63
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 98 100% 100% Not Reported $69,340 98
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 11 88% 88% $134,600 $21,510 11
Educational Administration and Supervision 37 94% 94% Not Reported $52,110 37
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 7 95% 95% $134,600 $22,490 7
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 70 100% 100% $82,030 $46,790 70
Nutrition Sciences 100 100% 100% Not Reported $71,580 100
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 49 90% 90% Not Reported $36,850 49
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 95 97% 97% Not Reported $58,670 95

Salary Scores for Chapman Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Curriculum and Instruction 90 100% 100% $106,340 $87,750 90
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 53 100% 100% $187,380 $71,020 53

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