Since the early 1990s, Chapman University has experienced unprecedented growth and academic achievement. The University accomplished this growth through the implementation of a series of five-year plans.
2013 to 2018
"Moving into the Health Sciences" - Emphasis on growth in graduate health science programs and establishing a school of pharmacy; strengthening our traditional commitment to the undergraduate student
2008 to 2013
“A Path to National Stature” - Recruiting faculty with national and international visibility: Economic Science Institute, Institute for Quantum Studies, Institute for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Society; expanding programs in the sciences
2003 to 2008
"Enhancement of Physical Facilities"
1998 to 2003
Establishment of the Fowler School of Law and the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts; growing existing professional programs
1993 to 1998
Improving the quality of incoming students, by increasing student selectivity