Learning at Chapman

Learning at Chapman


University Accreditation

Chapman University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Additionally, many of our degree programs are accredited by professional or programmatic accrediting organizations.  


About Assessment

In a process called assessment, Chapman measure student attainment of learning outcomes at regular cycles for each of the areas listed above for the purpose of improvement. Chapman University cultivates a culture that centers student learning and achievement. Assessment is a process of inquiry, evidence, and continuous improvement that helps fulfill this goal through the examination of learning goals, student performance and outcomes, and program curriculum. Additionally, all programs at Chapman undergo a rigorous and thorough program review every 5-7 years.  

Explore Chapman’s Program Learning Outcomes

Each degree program, or major, at Chapman has a unique set of learning outcomes, which can be viewed here.

Institutional Research

Chapman’s Office of Institutional Research and Decision Support (IRADS) provides official institutional data and statistics, allowing for evidence-based inquiry, planning, policy development, and decision-making