Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    529
  • Program Enrollment
    153
  • Yield
    59%
  • Selectivity
    84%
Contact Information
One University Drive
Orange, California 92866, United States
Website
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Argyros School of Business & Economics

About Argyros School of Business & Economics

The Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University in Orange County, California delivers exceptional MBA, EMBA 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.

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Chapman is so focused on improving the caliber and reputation of their program that they are very open-minded about every request. The school is constantly coming up with new ways to improve originating from the school and the students.

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Events Calendar

  • Jul 24
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    MS Accounting Webinar

    Online

    The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program is designed to qualify graduates to sit for the California CPA exam while obtaining a master’s degree. Students will pursue the degree in a highly personalized learning environment. Learn more about our MS Accounting program at this online webinar.

  • Aug 6
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    MBA Information Session

    Orange, CA

    If you are ready to take your career and personal advancement to new heights, the MBA programs at Argyros School of Business and Economics will give students the knowledge, networks and skills needed to be competitive and successful in the business world. Learn more about our Full Time, Flex, Emerging Leaders and Executive MBA programs at this information session.

  • Aug 7
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    MS Accounting Webinar

    Online

    The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program is designed to qualify graduates to sit for the California CPA exam while obtaining a master’s degree. Students will pursue the degree in a highly personalized learning environment. Learn more about our MS Accounting program at this online webinar.

About Chapman University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 45
  • Median 24
  • Middle 80% 0 to 108
Admissions Selectivity
84% Argyros School of Business & Economics 72% Average Across All Schools

529 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
63% 506
66% 529
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 101
84% 84.0
59% 59.0
Female
50% 50
International
30% 30
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Recommendations Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Interviews Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
Other
21% 21
Finance / Accounting
18% 18
Marketing / Sales
18% 18
Operations
15% 15
General Management
15% 15
Consulting
5% 5
Management
5% 5
Human Resources
3% 3
Consumer Products
20% 20
Non-Profit
20% 20
Other
18% 18
Media / Entertainment
14% 14
Financial Services
9% 9
Technology
9% 9
Pharma / Health Care
4% 4
Manufacturing
4% 4
Real Estate
2% 2
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
2% 2
710 to 739
1% 1
2% 2
680 to 709
3% 3
3% 3
650 to 679
1% 1
2% 2
620 to 649
3% 3
3% 3
590 to 619
8% 8
10% 10
560 to 589
10% 10
11% 11
530 to 559
16% 16
18% 18
500 to 529
14% 14
14% 14
Under 500
43% 43
35% 35
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
  • Other

Careers: Long Term Pay by PayScale

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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Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,355
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,355
1 Full Tuition Scholarships
61% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
8% 25
2% 5
Students in Core Classes
23 Argyros School of Business & Economics 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Lectures
25% 25
Team project
25% 25
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Requirements for Graduation
  • 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
  • Credits required for graduation 50
  • Average # of months to complete program 26
  • Six-Year completion rate 88%
  • Max time allowed to complete 84
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Days, Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
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 and laptops for the EMBA program. 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?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
72% 72
Asian American
11% 11
Hispanic
11% 11
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,924 Living MBA Alumni 0 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.