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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    619
  • Program Cost
    $70,500
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
One University Drive
Orange, California 92866, United States
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The Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University in Orange County, California delivers exceptional MBA, EMBA, MSA and undergraduate accounting, business and economics programs. World class professors, intimate class sizes, experientially focused education coupled with a beautiful campus propels students to outstanding opportunities in industry and to leading graduate programs. The Argyros School continues to build upon the success of its top ranked faculty, dedication to teaching and its award winning research centers to distinguish itself among the top management schools in the United States.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    45%
  • Selectivity
    55%
  • Job Offers
    88%
  • Average Salary
    $61,667.00
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services

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About Chapman University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.18 GPA of All Applicants 3.25 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 30
  • Median 24
  • Middle 80% 0 to 60
Admissions Selectivity
55% Argyros School of Business & Economics 46% Average Across All Schools

619 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
71% 566
77% 619
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 135
55% 55.0
45% 45.0
Female
53% 53
International
49% 49
Re-Applicants
6% 6
3% 3
Wait-listed
100% 2
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Business (General)
  • Accepted
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Business (General)
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Chapman University
  • University of California San Diego
  • University of California Irvine
  • University of California Riverside
  • University of San Diego
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Application Essay Important
$39,127 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Bank of America
  • American Mortgage Group Banking
  • Microsoft Gurgaon
  • Telepacific Communications
  • CPC Consulting
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
3% 3
4% 4
680 to 709
9% 9
13% 13
650 to 679
9% 9
13% 13
620 to 649
18% 18
25% 25
590 to 619
13% 13
15% 15
560 to 589
12% 12
17% 17
530 to 559
12% 12
9% 9
500 to 529
4% 4
2% 2
Under 500
20% 20
2% 2
English Language Requirements
600 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 50%
Top Industry
  • Other 14%
  • Technology 9%
  • Petroleum/Energy 5%
Opus Bank 2
Top Employer
  • Ernst & Young 1
  • Mobile Bytes 1
  • Alkhabeer Capital 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
88% Argyros School of Business & Economics 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
50% 50
61% 60.97325153374234
50% Receive Offers
50% 50
56% 55.69710982658959
50% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
38% 38
22% 21.9117610062893
38% Receive Offers
38% 38
25% 25.424767441860464
38% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
3% 3.0
0%
11% 11.25
71% Graduates seeking full-time employment
23% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Opus Bank 2
  • Ernst & Young 1
  • Mobile Bytes 1
  • Alkhabeer Capital 1
  • Cove Financial 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
5% 5
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
45% 45
$56,337.00
44K 70K
General Management
9% 9
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
14% 14
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
18% 18
$71,575.00
60K 81K
Other
5% 5
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
5% 5
Data not provided
Consumer Products
5% 5
Data not provided
Financial Services
50% 50
$55,782.00
44K 70K
Media/Entertainment
5% 5
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
5% 5
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
5% 5
Data not provided
Real Estate
5% 5
Data not provided
Technology
9% 9
Data not provided
Other
14% 14
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Middle East & North Africa
9% 9
Data not provided
North America
91% 91
$62,742.00
46K 85K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. West
100% 100
$62,742.00
46K 85K
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates

Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Industry

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Long Term Pay of MBA Graduates by Job Function

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Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Local Employers Throughout the Year

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$105,222
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $70,500
  • Budget $21,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$105,222
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $70,500
  • Budget $21,000
4 Full Tuition Scholarships
$18,000 Average Scholarship Amount 82% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
94% 94
82% 82
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$271,865
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
100%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year $20,500
  • Average post-graduation debt $62,594
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
24 Argyros School of Business & Economics 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
25% 25
Team project
25% 25
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • In 2012, the Argyros School opened the Janes Financial Center, a trading room with Bloomberg terminals, 55” flat-screen data monitors, and a 76 foot long LED stock ticker. The school also has flat-screen monitors mounted in the classroom building to serve as information kiosks. Other technology investments include computers and lab facilities for faculty teaching and research. In addition, 60" flat-screens were added to the school's three conference rooms. These are used for student/administrator presentations and projects.

Students: Who are my classmates?

27% International Students
42% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
62% 62
Asian American
25% 25
Hispanic
13% 13
Student Citizenship
North America
70% 70
Asia
27% 27
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
3% 3
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • LGBT students
  • Hispanic or Latino/a students
  • International students
  • Women students
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

2,049 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
1% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.