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Chapman University Fowler School of Law

Rank 118 (USNWR 2022)
160
Median LSAT
3.6
Median GPA
28.3%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Chapman University Fowler School of Law
  • Chapman University
  • CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY

Chapman University Fowler School of Law is a law school located in Orange, California. The school was ranked 118 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Chapman University Fowler School of Law is approximately 150.

Admissions website: https://www.chapman.edu/law/admission/index.aspx

Admissions email: lawadmission@chapman.edu

Admissions phone: 714.628.2525

Can I get into Chapman University Fowler School of Law with aGPA andLSAT?

Chapman University Fowler School of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 154 160 162
GPA 3.13 3.6 3.71
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2190 66
# Admissions offers 619 -
Class size 150 30
% Accepted 28.3% 75
% Yield 24.1% 17

During the 2022 application cycle, 2,190 people applied and 619 were offered admission.

Chapman University has a 1L class size of 150, and yield of 24.07%. 149 out of 619 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 24.07% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Chapman University has a median LSAT of 160. The 25th percentile LSAT is 154 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 162.

The median GPA is 3.6. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.13 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.71.

Chapman University Fowler School of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 144 applicants for the 2021-2022 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does Chapman University Fowler School of Law cost per year?

$58,208.00
Tuition
77th percentile
$91,780.00
CoA
73.80%
Grads with debt
59th percentile
$150,534.00
Average debt
85th percentile
$70,000.00
Salary, 25th %
62nd percentile
$84,000.00
Salary
48th percentile
$72,000.00
PI Salary
100th percentile
46.50%
Employment rate
39th percentile
80.30%
Bar pass rate
43rd percentile

Cost of attending Chapman University Fowler School of Law

In 2022, tuition was $58,208 and the annual cost of attending was $91,780 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Chapman University Fowler School of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from Chapman University make $84,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $72,000.

76.1% of law graduates from Chapman University go directly to work for law firms, while 0.0% clerk for a judge. 2.2% of graduates go into public interest.

80.3% of Chapman University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Chapman University Fowler School of Law

Established in 1995, the Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University is ABA accredited and a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Chapman University was established in 1861 and is located in the historic and vibrant Old Towne district of Orange, California. Chapman Law is recognized for its high-caliber faculty, wide range of academic programs, state-of-the-art facilities, and commitment to a personalized legal education for its students. The law school lays a real foundation for practice through a range of experiential activities.

Students at Chapman Law select from various program options to gain expertise in their chosen area of law, including participation in emphasis certificate programs, joint-degree opportunities, legal clinics, and award-winning advocacy competition teams. It has one of the lowest student-to-faculty ratios in the nation and provides a comprehensive third-year bar preparation program that has placed Fowler School of Law graduates among the best in the state of California for bar passage.

The Fowler School of Law student body benefits greatly from the school’s location in Orange County’s dynamic business and legal hub. The quality of life at the school and in the surrounding area is nationally recognized. Fowler School of Law's location on the Chapman University campus allows for cross-disciplinary options, joint degrees, and a lively and engaging intellectual environment beyond the classroom.

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