Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

The Heart and Soul of Chapman University

Wilkinson College invites you to join our vibrant intellectual community, where collaborative student-faculty research, internships, community service, travel courses and study abroad, student organizations, and several lecture series extend learning beyond the classroom.

  • Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race

    Engaging the World:

    Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race

    Wilkinson College is committed to leading the conversation in our community on issues of humanity, unity and justice. As such, the college will undertake five, semester-long examinations of key societal issues, beginning in fall 2020 with The Significance of Race.

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  • Chapman Master Programs

    Graduate Studies

    Master Level Degrees

    Wilkinson College offers five master's level degrees: Master of Arts in English, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Dual Degree Program: Master of Arts in English and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Master of Arts in International Studies and Master of Arts in War and Society.

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    Guggenheim Gallery

    Chapman students mount group exhibitions each semester and are required to show their work individually as juniors and seniors.

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    Holocaust Education

    While many other universities teach about the Holocaust, Chapman is distinguished among both private and public universities by its fusion of curricular, co-curricular and community programs.

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Congratulations to all our graduates!

You have played a major role in turning Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences into the true heart and soul of Chapman University. If you missed our “Wilkinson Class of 2020 Virtual Celebration,” or would like to view it again, the video is available below.

Programs that Change Lives and Change the World

13:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

18.1 National Average!

Prospective Students
272 Total Faculty and Staff

103 Full Time, 149 Part Time, 20 Administrative

Wilkinson Faculty
2474 Wilkinson Students

1,190 Majors and 1,284 Minors

Wilkinson Programs
#125 U.S. News National Universities Ranking

Out of 399 Universities!

Chapman Facts & Rankings
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Programs and Centers

Erin Berhton

In-House Career Services

Wilkinson College offers program-specific support and career services that prepare students and alumni with tools to succeed in the professional world.

Wilkinson's Career Advisor Erin Berthon is here to help YOU (Wilkinson students and alumni) explore career paths in education, community organizations, and beyond.


  • Liberal arts career exploration and planning
  • Internship and job search strategies
  • Resume, cover letter, and bio tailoring
  • Personal website and social media review
  • Interview preparation and practice
  • Grad school application materials

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Community and Alumni

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is dedicated to the local community and our alumni. Discover how to get involved and stay connected!

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Faculty Books

Chapman University is home to many accomplished writers and researchers—many who teach in Wilkinson College. Whether you're interested in fresh prose, interesting poems, or life-changing research, we've got the book for you.

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Wilkinson Photos

With so many different programs and centers at Wilkinson College, it should come as no surprise that our community is an active one. Check out some photos from past events now!

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