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Undergraduate Admission

Research Opportunities

» Research Opportunities

Gaining research experience while an undergraduate has numerous benefits for your college experience and post-college success. That’s why we encourage all students to make it a key part of their time at Chapman. 

No matter what your major is, you’ll have opportunities to participate in research by joining faculty-led projects or even leading your own.

Academic Research Projects

Research is part of the academic experience in many programs. It can include everything from class projects to internships to capstone experiences. 

As you look at various majors and schools/colleges at Chapman, take a look at what opportunities are available and how they align with your interests and goals.

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Faculty-Led Research Projects

At Chapman, you will have a number of opportunities to work alongside your professors and mentors and get real research experience.

Currently, nearly 30% of Chapman undergrads join a faculty-led research project. If you can find a faculty member with a project you’re interested in, feel free to reach out and ask if there are opportunities to join!

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Danielle Liu '22
Health Science and Violin Performance Double Major
After emailing a faculty member, Danielle landed a research position in her first semester at Chapman. In this blog post, she shares how she did and how you can, too.

Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Our Center for Undergraduate Excellence facilitates and promotes student research, scholarships and creative activities. This includes scholarships, events, workshops and mentoring opportunities. You can visit their website to learn more about: 

Natasha Hikita ‘20
Psychology and Spanish Double Major
“When I first started college, joining a research team was the last thing I ever thought I would enjoy doing. Fast forward to my junior year, I can’t imagine my life without it. Always keep an open mind because you’ll never know what passions you’ll uncover.”

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