Chapman University Reviews

Updated Jan 11, 2021

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  1. "Good Place to Work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student in Orange, CA

    I worked at Chapman University part-time

    Pros

    Fair pay, good at student/work balance

    Cons

    Hard caps on possible hours to work

  2. "Incredible place to learn"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant in Orange, CA

    I have been working at Chapman University part-time

    Pros

    Incredibly supportive professional staff, easy to feel connected to the vision and bigger picture of the university.

    Cons

    Could improve in equity and diversity practices


  3. "academic fellow"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Academic Fellow in Orange, CA

    I worked at Chapman University part-time

    Pros

    flexible hours to work when you want.

    Cons

    capped maximum hours, so no overtime.

  4. "Coordinator"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Coordinator in Orange, CA

    I worked at Chapman University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Inclusive, low stress, great benefits

    Cons

    Low pay, no room for growth

  5. "Gender and race discrimination in pay and promotion"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Professor in Orange, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Chapman University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Company provides flexible scheduling and relative autonomy for professionals.

    Cons

    Pay is less for women than men at same rank

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  6. "Overall good entry level"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Chapman University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good environment/atmosphere, part-timers are given benefits

    Cons

    some professors act entitled, direct supervisor in my experience never truly cared about me or the department, very little room for growth

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  7. "Great school!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Law Student in Huntington Beach, CA

    I have been working at Chapman University full-time

    Pros

    Helpful faculty and career services

    Cons

    More conservative school in OC

  8. "Great if you can find the right group"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Orange, CA

    I have been working at Chapman University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great place to work if you can find the right group to work in.

    Cons

    There are many self-contained groups at Chapman, some are good, and some are not.

  9. "Tutor"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Tutor in Orange, CA

    I worked at Chapman University part-time

    Pros

    Good colleagues and convenient job

    Cons

    Tough clients to work with

  10. "Pretty good"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Content Editor in Orange, CA

    I have been working at Chapman University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great community with a lot of good people.

    Cons

    Lower pay, but thats just because i dont work many hours

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