B.Sc. On Campus

Software Engineering

Chapman University

48 months
58250 USD/year
58250 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering offered by Chapman University teaches you how to develop and maintain software systems that behave reliably, efficiently and satisfy all user requirements.


Key facts

With the growing impact of large, expensive software systems and the importance of safety-critical applications, this field offered by Chapman University is evolving and seeks to integrate principles found in mathematics and computer science with engineering practices.

Employment of Software Engineering graduates is increasing at a faster rate than the national average for all other occupations. U.S. News and World Report has ranked software developer as the #1 "Best Job" for the last two years (2018 and 2019), as well as #1 in "Best STEM Jobs" and #1 in "Best Technology Jobs" for 2019. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 30.7 percent employment growth for software developers between 2016 and 2026.

Possible Careers

With technology dispersing into more and more fields, current students and graduates can work in aerospace to transportation to energy. Graduates are exposed to leading development tools and have taken lead industry positions as software engineers in companies like Boeing, Google, Facebook and Northrop Grumman. 

Applications Developer

Develop and build applications software focused on user-facing problems.

Systems Developer

Develop and build computer systems software focused on computing utilities and operating systems.

Web Developer

Design software or applications that run in a web browser.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Requirements and Testing
  • Software Design
  • The Software Development Lifecycle
  • Software Qualification and Delivery
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Programming Languages
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Technical Writing
  • Operating Systems
  • Database Management
  • Software Engineering Capstone Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete and submit The Common App and Chapman University Questions.
  • Submit a Teacher Evaluation through via the Common App
  • Submit official transcripts
  • Submit the School Report form
  • Pay the application fee or submit a Fee Waiver Request
  • All international applicants must submit an International Supplement Form. This form is available after submitting your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    58250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58250 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    58250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58250 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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