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Graduate Admission

International Tuition and Costs

» Cost of Attendance for International Graduate Students

This page provides cost information for international graduate students. This should help you:

  • Understand the cost of attending Chapman as an international student. If you plan to hold an F-1 student visa, this is also the amount of financial verification required for I-20 issuance for the academic year.
  • Plan for future years at Chapman.
  • Learn more about financial aid for international graduate students.

You can email gradadmit@chapman.edu with any questions you have about funding your graduate education.

Program Costs

Estimated annual tuition and fees for each program are listed below. Rates are subject to change each year. You can visit the Student Business Services website for current tuition rates. The Total Cost for your program is what you’ll need per year.

This page is subject to change and will be updated periodically. 

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Additional Costs

In addition to tuition, you will need to plan for room/board, required fees, health insurance, books and other expenses. Estimates for these expenses are listed below. 

All international students studying in the U.S. are required to have health insurance (whether it is their own or what is offered by Chapman University).

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Cost of Attendance for Dependents

If you plan to bring your family members, you will be required to verify additional funds for their living expenses. Here are the estimated expenses for each accompanying dependent:

  • First dependent: $5,000 per year
  • Each additional dependent: $2,000 per year

Financial Aid for International Graduate Students

Merit-based program scholarships are available to qualified international students. Merit scholarships are awarded based upon the competitiveness of the application and at the discretion of the Department Committee.

Chapman does not offer need-based aid for international graduate applicants.

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