Congratulations Class of 2016!

Last weekend Chapman University was joined by the families, friends and loved ones of our graduates to celebrate their monumental accomplishments and promises of a bright future. Go Panthers!

Research It. Learn It. Make It.

Join our vibrant intellectual community of undergraduate makers & doers.

  • 1,425 freshmen enrolled

  • 3.75 admitted freshman average GPA

  • 1877 admitted freshman average SAT

  • 380 transfers enrolled

  • 3.35 admitted transfer average GPA

At Chapman, you'll discover there's an

energy that runs through everything and everyone.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Graduate Programs at Chapman

We invite the inciters of change and disrupters of the ordinary to start their journey to mastery.

Arts & Entertainment

Whether you're a writer, musician or filmmaker, Chapman's industry-connected arts and entertainment programs will help turn your creative ambitions into career realities. Cultivate the skills to share your creative vision with the world.

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Science & Technology

Peruse any list of the fastest growing professions and the results are clear: science, technology and healthcare jobs are in high demand. Our graduate programs are uniquely equipped to launch you into a number of booming fields.

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Leadership & Civic Engagement

Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the economy, the global stage, or the community through one of our many programs in leadership and community engagement and you'll master the skills you need to truly make a difference.

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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.

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