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Veterans Resource Center

» Admission and Application Information for Veterans

Chapman University uses a holistic approach to admissions, and places a significant value on the experience and education of veteran applicants. That is why we encourage veterans and family members to apply. We also welcome applications from those who are Outside Continental United States (OCONUS) and/or active duty.

This page provides details on applying as an undergraduate (first year or transfer), graduate or law school student.

Getting Started 

The following instructions apply to first year, transfer and graduate students. If you are looking to apply to law school, please visit the Dale E. Fowler School of Law Admission page.

Finding Your Program

Please use our degree finder to explore our undergraduate and graduate programs. We also encourage any interested students to visit our campus. On your visit you can:

Applying to Chapman 

You can use the list below to ensure you successfully submit your application and use your veterans benefits.


After Admittance to Chapman 

After getting admitted to Chapman, you will receive instructions for accepting admission to the University. At any point in this process you can reach out to your counselor or contact the Veterans Resource Office for assistance.

  • Chapman’s Yellow Ribbon ProgramAfter you are admitted to Chapman, you will be able to apply for our Yellow Ribbon Program. More information and instructions are available on our Financial Resources for Veterans page.
  • Join Service Transcripts: Admitted students may submit their Joint Service Transcripts for review in order to apply credits to their program at Chapman.

More Information 

You can join our interest list to receive University and application updates: