Awaken Your Curiosity
Welcome to a new year, Panthers! Make it a year of bold adventures, deep learning and passionate advocacy with friends old and new.
Amidst inspiring speeches, fireworks and the glowing smart phones of thousands of proud parents, Chapman University’s Class of 2019 was officially welcomed to campus on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Opening Convocation 2015. Held on Holly and David Wilson Field, the festive evening event was the first gathering of the entire Class of 2019, a cohort of some 1,450 freshmen. Students were heralded by a bagpiper and presented with white stoles they were encouraged to use as a kind of wearable scrapbook of their four years at Chapman.
Research It. Learn It. Make It.
Join our vibrant intellectual community of undergraduate makers & doers.
1,359 freshmen enrolled
3.74 admitted freshman average GPA
1882 admitted freshman average SAT
410 transfers enrolled
3.35 admitted transfer average GPA
At Chapman, you'll discover there's an
energy that runs through everything and everyone.
Get Your Hands Dirty
Inside the walls of our university you will find dynamic classes with creative students and faculty ready to work hand-in-hand. Get your hands dirty from day one. Pick up a camera, put on your lab coat, or begin your first novel. Chapman allows you the opportunity to work alongside your professors from the beginning.
World-Class Faculty Who Know Your Name
Our faculty graduated from the same prestigious schools as their colleagues at other world-class universities. They do the same caliber of research. They speak at the same international conferences. They get interviewed on national television, write textbooks, and garner national awards. The only difference from their colleagues is that our faculty know their students by name.
The Chapman Family
Being connected with a dedicated, resourceful, and innovative network is one of the most important aspects of attending a university. Chapman cultivates an environment of family, so when you're in the "real world" a friend is just around the corner. Panther Pride is with you for a lifetime.
One Chapman Family. Many #ChapmanStories.
Tell us yours.
It's not often you come to a place in life where the decision you make will change your future forever. College is one of those places. At Chapman we are a community of makers. We make companies, we create art and we think of new ideas. We share a love of making things and taking them out into the world. We support each other. We are one family with many #ChapmanStories.