Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines
Chapman considers first-year applicants to be students that have not taken college coursework after the point of high school graduation and would be attending Chapman for their first year in the collegiate setting. Learn more about our first-year application requirements here.
Chapman considers transfer applicants to be students that have taken college coursework after the point of high school graduation and will be transferring those credits to Chapman. Learn more about our transfer application requirements here.
Chapman strives to be affordable for students who would be a great fit for the University. We offer merit aid, institutional awards, and need-based financial aid to students who qualify.Merit aid recognizes achievements in high school. Talent funding is available from specific academic departments either in the creative arts or sciences. Funding should not discourage you from learning more and applying! Reach out to your admission counselor if you have any hesitations or concerns.
Chapman provides student-led in-person and virtual tours for prospective students and their families. This includes tours of our Orange Campus (offered weekdays, except holidays) and select departments, such as our Dodge College of Film & Media Arts and Keck Center for Science & Engineering.>
The mission of Chapman University is to provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical, and productive lives as global citizens.