»Graduate Admission FAQs
+-Do I have to complete all of the writing assignments?
+-Can the letters of recommendation be included with the application?
Yes, your letters of recommendation can be submitted electronically through our online application
+-Do I have to submit a GRE, and what are the required scores?
The GRE is required if your cumulative GPA from your degree granting undergraduate school is under a 3.0. A minimum score of 153 on the verbal section and 4.5 on the analytical writing section is required.
+-How can I check on my application status?
+-How can I increase my chances of being accepted?
+-How can I tour the facilities?
+-How long does the review process take?
Most applicants will hear by the middle to end of March, and some decisions may continue to go out through May.
+-How many students do you normally accept?
+-What is the page-length requirement for the Short or Feature Screenplay?
+-What scores must I earn on the TOEFL or IELTS as an International Student?
TOEFL minimum requirements:
IELTS minimum requirements:
+-Where can I find the application?
The application can be completed and submitted online at http://www.chapman.edu/admission/graduate/index.aspx.
+-Can students who only have an undergraduate background in film apply?
+-Can I send in samples of my work with my application?
+-How can I obtain a Fellowship?
All applicants who submit their application by the December 1 deadline will be considered for a fellowship. Fellowships are given out based on the talent that is seen on the application. These awards are usually around $5,000-$15,000 per year.
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