Congratulations on taking your first steps towards becoming a Panther. Education is much more than learning facts or doing well on a test. It's about growing into the person you truly want to be. A leader, an artist, an innovator, an advocate — your potential is limitless.
Priority Deadline for all spring applicants: October 15, 2016
Applications received after October 15 for the spring are reviewed on a rolling basis.
Applications received after the above dates are reviewed on a space available basis only.
Early Action (non-binding, First Year only)
Required deadline for Pharmacy, Film Production, Theatre Performance & Screen Acting applicants; within these programs, priority is given to first year applicants who apply by November 1, 2016
Regular Admission (First Year): January 16, 2017 (EXTENDED)
Regular Admission (Transfer): February 15, 2017*
*We are still accepting transfer applications for most majors.
Application Checklists & Tips
For detailed application instructions, please view one of our application instruction PDFs below:
- First Year Application Instructions
- Transfer Application Instructions
- Pharmacy Freshman Early Assurance Program Application Instructions
- Creative Supplement Instructions
Also, check out our Application Question Tips to see a preview of our Chapman University Questions in the Common App and a quick explanation of what we're looking for in each question.