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Office of Admission

Undergraduate Admission

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Our office helps you learn more about Chapman University and can introduce you to a campus community that is supportive, creative and fun.

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How to Apply

Beginning with the class entering in spring 2021, Chapman University will adopt a test-optional admission policy. Learn more about the test-optional admission process.

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.

Application Deadlines

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Spring 2021

October 15, 2020

First-year and transfer application deadline

Fall 2021

November 1, 2020

First-year application deadline for:

January 15, 2021

First-year Regular Decision application deadline

February 15, 2021

Transfer application deadline

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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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Financing Your Chapman Education

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Every year, Chapman invests over $90 million in our students, with more than 80% of undergraduates receiving some form of aid. The average award is around $30,000 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.

Incoming Students

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Welcome to the Chapman Family! As you prepare to start your first semester at Chapman, please check our New Students page.


You'll find checklists and step-by-step instructions on what you need to do to get off to a great start.


Be sure to also check your email regularly, as we will be sending important messages before your semester begins.

Office of Admission Contacts


Email General Admission

Email Transfer Admission

Email International Admission

Phone: (714) 997-6711

Mailing Address:
Chapman University
Attn: Office of Admission
One University Drive 
Orange, CA 92866

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