General Education at CU

When it All Begins

It's not often you come to a place in life where the decision you make will change your future forever. College is one of those places. It's where you'll decide your career, build a network of friends, and maybe even find the person you want to spend your life with. So when it comes time to choose a college, make sure it's the right one for you.

From your first day at Chapman University, you'll discover things are different here.

On the following pages, you'll read about some of the other things that make Chapman University unique. Things like its stellar Orange County location (between LA and San Diego). Its reputation for academic excellence and entrepreneurial collaboration. Its emphasis on getting students engaged and involved the first day they set foot on campus. And the career-entrée possibilities that are a part of this academic jewel.

As a mid-sized liberal arts and sciences university, Chapman is large enough to provide both a wide and deep selection of academic options, yet small enough that professors still know their students—even their undergraduate students—by name.

A campus visit is still the best way to get a true sense of Chapman University. Tours and information sessions are available most weekdays; please make your reservation at If you're ready to make the commitment, you can complete and submit The Common Application ( along with the Chapman-specific supplement you'll find on The Common Application website. Additional application requirements are listed at

Many people say that selecting a college will be one of the most difficult decisions an individual will ever have to make. Chapman students say it's not a tough call at all. Come see why.


Michael O. Drummy
Assistant Vice Chancellor and
Chief Admission Officer