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Chapman University School of Law

Orange, CA
Academics & Programs

Visiting And Contact Information

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866

United States

Phone: 714-628-2500

Fax: 714-628-2501


Chapman University Says...

Programs and Curriculum
The School of Law requires 88 academic credits for graduation. First-year courses are required and cover traditional subjects: Contracts, Torts, Civil Procedure, Property, Criminal Law, and Legal Research and Writing. Upper-level courses are also required in the following...
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Chapman University Students Say...

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law is located “in the heart of Southern California,” “just minutes away from the Orange County courts and only thirty-five miles from downtown” Los Angeles. “The law school itself is beautiful.” “The facilities are state-of-the-art,” “very modern,”... More More
Degrees / Programs
Academic Experience Rating: 82
Specializations: Commercial , Environmental , International , Property , Taxation
Degrees Offered: Juris Doctor, full time, 3 years, part time, 4 years. LLM Tax, Full time 1 year (27 units); General LL.M. (24 units). Students in the General LL.M. may co in Business and Economics; Entertainment and Media Law; in International and Comparative Law; Trial Advocacy
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: JD/MBA, 4 years JD/MFA 4 years
Participation in Clinical Program: No
Moot Court Requirement: Yes
Public Interest Law Requirement: No
Legal Research Course Required: Yes
Part-Time Program: Yes
Evening Program: No
Academic Journals: Chapman Law Review; Nexus, A Journal of Opinion
Grading System: Numeric grading on a 4.0 scale using plus and minus grades. Grading Policy (effective Fall 2011) All courses required to be taken by full-time first year students are subject to a 2.8 mandatory maximum median with at least 10% at a 1.9 or below and no more than 15% at 3.7 or above. For all other courses, the mandatory maximum median grade is a 3.0; and exam courses with twenty (20) or more students require a cumulative 20% of grades to be a 2.4 or lower and 10% to be a 2.2 or lower.
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Faculty Total: 88
Part-time Faculty: 47%
Female Faculty: 26%
Minority Faculty: 8%
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Academic Services Offered
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Women Support Groups: Yes
International Student Support Groups: Yes
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
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