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Chapman University School of Law

Orange, CA
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Visiting And Contact Information

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866

United States

Phone: 714-628-2500

Fax: 714-628-2501

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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 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,” “grand yet cozy,”... More More
Degrees / Programs
Academic Experience Rating: 91
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
Faculty Total: 105
Part-time Faculty: 52%
Female Faculty: 27%
Minority Faculty: 11%
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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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Degrees / Programs

  • Part-Time Program:
    Yes
  • Evening Program:
    No

Faculty

  • Faculty Total:
    105
  • .PercentPartTime:
    52%
  • Female Faculty:
    27%
  • Minority Faculty:
    11%