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Office of Admission

» Undergraduate Admission

Our office can help you learn more about Chapman University, including our academics, student life, and hands-on internships, and introduce you to a campus community that is supportive, creative and fun. 

We are also here to make the application process as simple and convenient as possible. You can reach out to us at any point in the admission process and we will be happy to help.

How to Apply

We have step-by-step application instructions for first-year and transfer students, as well as details on submitting your Creative Supplement, which is required for talent-based majors.

Additional Resources

Learn more about the admission process and University resources for:

Explore Academic Degrees and Programs

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Chapman has more than 110 majors and minors for undergrads. Use our program finder to discover all the possibilities.


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Admitted Students

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Congratulations on your admission to Chapman! Visit our Admitted Students page for more information on paying your deposit, exclusive events and checklists to prepare you for the upcoming semester.


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Application Deadlines

Spring 2020 Deadlines 

October 15, 2019:

  • First Year and Transfer Applicants  

Fall 2020 Deadlines

November 1, 2019:

First Year application deadline for:

  • Early Action (non-binding) 
  • Early Decision (binding) 
  • Film Production 
  • Dance (priority) 
  • Pre-Pharmacy (priority)
  • Theatre Performance (priority) 
  • Screen Acting (priority) 

January 15, 2020:

  • First Year Regular Decision 

February 15, 2020:

  • Transfer Applicants