Chapman University

Undergraduate Admission

Chapman University

Undergraduate Admission

Apply to Chapman

First-Year Fall Deadlines

November 1: Early Action, Early Decision and Film & Television Production Application
January 15: Regular Decision Application
May 1: Enrollment Deposit & Housing Reservation Payment
May 15: On-campus Housing Application

The priority application deadline for transfers applying to the fall is February 15. The priority application deadline for transfers and first-years applying to the spring is October 15.

To start, choose which type of applicant you will be to view step-by-step application instructions:

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Admitted Students Website

If you've been admitted, congratulations! Visit our Admitted Student website for exclusive events for admitted students & families, ways to connect with current & other admitted students, next steps and more!

  • Take a Self-guided Virtual Tour

    Virtually explore Chapman in this tour through our Orange Campus. You'll be able to visit classrooms, hang-out spots, our residence life area and much more!

    Connect with Current Chapman Students

    Got a question about Chapman or college life in general? Current students are happy to help. You can search students by major or look for those with similar interests and reach to ask them anything!

    Explore Chapman

    students in the classroom Academics

    Tailor your academic experience with internships, study abroad, research and more.

    students underneath arch Student Life

    Learn more about how to find a community, broaden your interests and have fun.

    Students on campus Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

    Discover resources to help you throughout the college search and application process.


    Meet Your Admission Counselor

    Your counselor can help you throughout the admission process, from finding the right college to putting together your application to preparing for your first semester.

    Every prospective student has their own assigned counselor. You can find yours on our Meet Your Counselor page.

    Find Your Degree Program

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

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    Finance Your Education

    Last year, Chapman invested over $160 million in our students, with more than 80% of undergraduates receiving some form of aid. The average award is around $29,000 per student

    That is why we believe cost should not discourage you from applying to Chapman. You can learn more on our Financing Your Education page.

  • Follow Us on Social

    Follow us to connect with future and current Panthers. We host live events, present student takeovers and answer your questions.

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    Contact the Office of Admission


    Call: (714) 997-6711

    Text: (714) 942-5474