Chapman University is private university loacted in Orange County, California.Founded in 1861, it is one of the oldest private universities in California. Originally
called Hesperian College, the school later merged with California Christian College in Los Angeles. In 1934, the institution was renamed in
honor of C.C. Chapman, an Orange County entrepreneur and benefactor of the
school. The college moved to its current location in downtown Orange, California in 1954.
In 1991, the college again changed its name to Chapman University, reflecting its evolution
into a comprehensive institution of higher learning.