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At Chapman, we know that inspiration can come from everywhere.

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Experience the joy of discovery and curiosity driving your experience.

  • 1,801 first-year 2023 fall enrollment (projected)

  • 3.87 average GPA for admitted fall first years

  • 86% first-year students receive financial aid

  • 21% first-generation students in incoming class

  • 30,911 average scholarship for first-years

At Chapman, you’ll be embraced by a community that thrives with an indescribable social, intellectual and creative vibrance.

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Academic Excellence

Ranked #133 out of 439 top-tier universities in the country according to U.S. News & World Report, Chapman offers students personalized educational opportunities and a world-class faculty. And since Chapman is also one of the Top 50 Schools for Best Undergraduate Teaching, our students get more from all we have to offer.

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Groundbreaking Research

At Chapman, research isn’t just an idea, it’s a way of life. As an R2 research institute, the University supports diverse programs, projects and centers with over $14M in annual research funding. We offer state-of-the-art facilities, collaborative work environments and unparalleled experience solving real-world problems.

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Individualized Curriculum

From your first day at Chapman, you’ll work alongside faculty to reach your goals. Whatever your passion, you’ll find professors ready to guide you along your path. From dynamic classes with other creative students, to hands-on learning experiences where you’ll discover your own potential, opportunity is waiting. 

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Transform Your Curiosity Into Mastery.

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At Chapman, we rise to the challenges of a changing world through our distinctive research and teaching.

Chapman Forward

From food shortages to health care to the impact of civilization on our environment, Chapman researchers endlessly confront our world’s most urgent problems. Reflecting the growth in transformative projects and our world-class facilities, the university shares groundbreaking discoveries and advances in knowledge in the research magazine Chapman Forward. In the current issue, you’ll find stories on diverse subjects such as the potential of assistive technology and machine learning, algorithms that can predict famines, and extraterrestrial culture on the International Space Station.

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Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students

Chapman University admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the university. It prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other university-administered programs.