Chapman University George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics

By | January 14, 2023

Noted as one of the leading business schools in the state, Chapman University George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics has distinguished itself with reputable career service, high average starting salary and rigorous academic curriculums. On this page specified for Chapman University George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics, you can also find its complete admissions application information, such as average GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA ranges, average professional experience and acceptance rates for part-time, full-time and executive degree programs offered by Chapman University George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics. According to AbbreviationFinder, Chapman University is abbreviated as CU.

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Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2022)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) November 1
Application deadline (international students) November 1
Application fee $60

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate (full-time) 45.2%
Average age of new entrants 25
Average undergraduate GPA (full-time) 3.31
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.91-3.76
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 32
Average GMAT score (full-time) 626
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 558-710
Entrants providing GMAT scores 29
Students with prior work experience 23
Average work experience (months) 37

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 84.2%
Average age of new entrants 26
Average undergraduate GPA 3.11
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.66-3.63
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 50
Average GMAT score 518
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 430-620
Entrants providing GMAT scores 36
Students with prior work experience 43
Average work experience (months) 45

Admissions & Enrollment (Executive Degree Program)

Acceptance rate 88.0%
Average age of new entrants 36
Average undergraduate GPA 3.11
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.68 – 3.81
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 15
Average GMAT score N/A
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) N/A
Entrants providing GMAT scores N/A
Students with prior work experience 15
Average work experience (months) 152

GRE Scores

GRE accepted for admissions Yes
Percentage of fall 2013 entering class that submitted GRE scores 20%
GRE accepted as alternative to GMAT Yes

GRE Scores (Full-time)

New entrants providing GRE scores (old test) N/A
New entrants providing GRE scores (new test) 3
Average GRE score (old test) N/A
Average GRE score (new test) 151 verbal
147 quantitative
Average GRE analytical writing score 3.3
Median GRE score (old test) N/A
Median GRE score (new test) 153 verbal
144 quantitative
Median GRE analytical writing score 3.5
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (old test) N/A
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (new test) 146 – 156 verbal
142 – 152 quantitative
GRE analytical writing score range (10th – 90th percentile) 3.1 – 3.5

GRE Scores (Part-time)

New entrants providing GRE scores (old test) N/A
New entrants providing GRE scores (new test) 13
Average GRE score (old test) N/A
Average GRE score (new test) 145 verbal
148 quantitative
Average GRE analytical writing score 3.0
Median GRE score (old test) N/A
Median GRE score (new test) 146 verbal
147 quantitative
Median GRE analytical writing score 3.0
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (old test) N/A
GRE score range (10th – 90th percentile) (new test) 141 – 153 verbal
145 – 154 quantitative
GRE analytical writing score range (10th – 90th percentile) 2.0 – 3.5

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 600 paper test
87 internet-based test
Mean TOEFL of entering students 88 internet-based test
Median TOEFL of entering students 92 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

Full-time program
Applicants evaluated on academic performance, work performance,leadership potential, and communication skills. Application to the program requires: baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, transcripts from all institutions, online application,GMAT/GRE, two letters of recommendation. International applicants must submit a TOEFL or IELTS score. Interview required.
Executive program
Applicants are evaluated on professional experience, leadership ability, and prior academic performance. Application requires: baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, transcripts, online application, two letters of recommendation.International applicants must submit a TOEFL or IELTS.Interview required.GMAT is not required for those with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Part-time program
Applicants to the Flex MBA program are evaluated on academic performance, leadership potential, work experience and communication skills. Application to the program requires: online application, a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, transcripts, GMAT/GRE score and two letters of recommendation. International applicants must submit a TOEFL or IELTS score.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Kristie Rueff-O’Campo
Full-time program phone (714) 997-6596
Full-time program email [email protected]
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​chapman.​edu/​asbe/​academics-and-research/​mba-programs/​full-time.​aspx
Executive program phone (714) 997-6596
Executive program email [email protected]
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​chapman.​edu/​asbe/​academics-and-research/​mba-programs/​executive.​aspx
Part-time program phone (714) 997-6596
Part-time program email [email protected]
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​chapman.​edu/​asbe/​academics-and-research/​mba-programs/​flex.​aspx
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program email N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A

* Business School Admissions details based on 2022 data

Business School Career and Salary

Class of 2022

Full-time graduates 28
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 17
Full-time graduates employed at graduation N/A
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation N/A

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 11
Low base salary $30,000
Average base salary $50,964
High base salary $98,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $30,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $47,700
High base salary: U.S citizens $63,800

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $36,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $59,667
High base salary: Foreign nationals $98,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus N/A
Low signing bonus N/A
Average signing bonus N/A
High signing bonus N/A

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens N/A

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals N/A

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation N/A
Low other compensation N/A
Average other compensation N/A
High other compensation N/A

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A
High other compensation: U.S. citizens N/A

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A
High other compensation: Foreign nationals N/A

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.

Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 3
Marketing/sales low salary $36,000
Marketing/sales average salary $56,600
Marketing/sales high salary $70,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 0
Number reporting general management jobs 2
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 4
Finance/accounting low salary $45,000
Finance/accounting average salary $66,700
Finance/accounting high salary $98,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 1
Number reporting consulting jobs 0
Number reporting human resources jobs 2
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 0

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.

Number reporting government jobs 0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 1
Number reporting non-profit jobs 0

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.

Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) 0
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 0
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 0
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 0
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 0
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 11
West low salary $30,000
West average salary $46,260
West high salary $63,800
Number reporting jobs located internationally 1

* Business School Career and Salary details based on 2022 data