Chapman University in Top Rankings

Founded in 1861, Chapman University is one of the oldest and most prestigious private nonprofit university located in the U.S. state of California. It was listed among the top universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review.

The university has the following schools and colleges:
- Argyros School of Business & Economics
- College of Educational Studies
- College of Performing Arts
- Dodge College of Film & Media Arts
- School of Law
- Schmid College of Science
- Wilkinson College of Humanities & Social Sciences


- 9th in the 2010 US News Ranking of Master's Universities (West).

- The School of Law achieved high rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s “Nation’s Best Law Schools” 2010. Its tax law program is ranked 17th in the nation.

- The George Argyros School of Business and Economics is placed 46th in the country by BusinessWeek for the undergraduate business program in 2009

- The School of Law is placed among the nation's best law schools in The Princeton Review's Best 174 Law Schools 2009 Edition. It is placed highly in the following categories:
   - “Quality of Life (#3)”
   - “Professors Rock (Legally Speaking) (#7)”
   - “Best Classroom Experience (#3)”
   - “Most Diverse Faculty (#9)"

- The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine placed the Argyros School among the Top 15 Business Schools Nationwide named in the “Student Opinion Honors for Business Schools in the Accounting Category” reported in the 2009 issue of Entrepreneur.

- 69th in the US News Ranking of Top Physical Therapy Schools (2009).

- The School of Law has moved up into the Third Tier of national law schools for the 2008-2009 academic year (USNWR ranking of law schools).

- Rated 10th among masters-level universities in the Western region, according to t he U.S. News & World Report's 2009. It is also ranked 2nd in student selectivity, and rated one of the “Best Values” in the nation.

- The George Aryros School of Business and Economics is rated 10th for undergraduate and 9th for graduate entrepreneurship programs among 2300 schools in 2008 (The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine).

- Top 50 MBA Programs in Entrepreneurship. It is listed in 2008 MBA Guide by Women 3.0 Magazine.

- No. 1 in The Princeton Review Ranking of Best Law Schools - Best Quality of Life (2008).

- Rated 6th for undergraduate and 8th for graduate entrepreneurship programs in 2007 (The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine - 2007 issue of Entrepreneur).

- 11th among 123 master’s-level universities in the 15-state Western region in U.S. News’ 2006 rankings. it is also rated 15th in the West among the best-value universities offering masters programs.

- Listed as one of the top 15% of colleges and universities in the US in The Princeton Review's Best 361 Colleges 2006.