Incoming Students
Incoming Students

» Getting Started

Welcome to Chapman University! As you prepare for your first year here, please use the guide below to walk you through important deadlines and financial aid resources.


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Step One: Apply for Admission to Chapman University

The application process differs for first-year and transfer applicants. Please review the Office of Admission's how-to steps and application deadlines.

When you applied to Chapman University, you were considered for merit scholarships based on your academic performance and admissions application. If awarded, merit scholarship information will be included with your offer of admission.

Many academic departments offer talent scholarships. Most talent scholarships do not require additional applications and are awarded based on Creative Supplements and auditions completed during the application process.

Parents and Families


We are committed to helping you navigate the information and resources available. Start by reviewing the Parent and Families Checklist.

myStudentAid App


Fill out the FAFSA on your phone by installing the myStudentAid app from your Apple or Android device.