• How to use the Film School Application Database & Tracker

    How to use the Film School Application Database & Tracker

    Thanks to our many members, the FilmSchool.org Application Database and Tracker consists of over 4,000 applications that date back to 2015, making it one of the most advantageous tools on the website. Its basic function is to track film schools’ rates of acceptance, minimum GPAs, accepted test scores, in addition to each program's many notification and decision dates.

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Application Periods
19
Series
1
Applications
4,436
Views
3,027,953
Comments
3,924
Logan
Views
169
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Cinematography MFA
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
dollydraco
Views
237
Reaction score
1
Comments
3
Common app didn’t take that long. Only took a...
Film Program & Degree
Chapman University - Dodge College of Film and Media Arts (B.A. & B.F.A.)
Submission Date
Feb 15, 2024
Interview Notification Date
Mar 21, 2024
Interview Date
Mar 29, 2024

Application Materials attached:
  1. Visual Samples (Video)
  2. Short Film

kje
Views
142
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
High school senior applying to be a dodge freshman
Film Program & Degree
Chapman University - Dodge College of Film and Media Arts (B.A. & B.F.A.)
Submission Date
Oct 31, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Feb 16, 2024
SAT: #### (Data visible for Supporting Members)
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
0jitos
Views
125
Chapman's application took the most amount of...
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - TV Writing & Producing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 25, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 9, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
Nunyabidness
Updated
Views
594
Comments
4
I applied to the Showrunner Program, which is basically an MFA for TV Writing.
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 22, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 25, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 9, 2024

Application Materials attached:
  1. Personal Statement
  2. Writing Samples

Imtrying
Views
156
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
Yay!!!!
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 15, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 30, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 19, 2024
harsha1234
Views
192
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
Chapman gave me flexibility in choosing number...
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Directing MFA
Submission Date
Nov 25, 2023
shanng
Views
130
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First Time Applying
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 29, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 30, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 16, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
Filmjunkie
Views
190
Reaction score
1
Comments
4
I found the application to be a lot less...
Film Program & Degree
Chapman University - Dodge College of Film and Media Arts (B.A. & B.F.A.)
Submission Date
Oct 31, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Dec 15, 2023
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
BCD1968
Views
383
Ranked Top 10% / 495 I did NOT submit an SAT or ACT score
Film Program & Degree
Chapman University - Dodge College of Film and Media Arts (B.A. & B.F.A.)
Submission Date
Oct 30, 2023
Interview Date
Nov 1, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Feb 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
bddub24
Updated
Views
549
Reaction score
2
Updates
2
Comments
2
First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Sep 15, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 30, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 13, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
HannahLSam
Views
162
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying, and enjoyed the application process. The transformational essay was probably the most compelling component.
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Cinematography MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
cjf2795
Views
175
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
first time applying!
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Screenwriting MFA
Submission Date
Nov 16, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Jan 30, 2024
Interview Date
Feb 5, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
Scholarship Notification
Mar 15, 2024
smatney33
Views
307
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying.
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Directing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
greatornothing
Views
204
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
The video essay threw me for a loop. This was...
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Directing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 8, 2023
livlight
Updated
Views
406
Reaction score
1
Updates
1
Comments
1
First time applying
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Production Design MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
lucas Liu
Views
268
Reaction score
2
Comments
1
Submitted my materials on 12.1. Currently...
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Production Design MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Sinema
Views
382
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
admitted for my second choice major (creative producing) after submitting additional information per school's request and asking if I was still interested in my second choice major. First choice was Film and TV production.
Film Program & Degree
Chapman University - Dodge College of Film and Media Arts (B.A. & B.F.A.)
Submission Date
Nov 1, 2023
Interview Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
Decision Notification Date
Apr 15, 2024
Admitted Off Waitlist Date
Mar 8, 2024
Scholarship Notification
Mar 8, 2024
SAT: #### (Data visible for Supporting Members)
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
DJPorras89
Views
298
Reaction score
1
Comments
2
First time applying to Chapman.
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Directing MFA
Submission Date
Nov 30, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)
observer222
Views
512
Reaction score
1
Comments
1
First time applying. Application was due December 1, 2023.
Film Program & Degree
Chapman - Directing MFA
Submission Date
Dec 1, 2023
Decision Notification Date
Mar 15, 2024
GPA: #.## (Data visible for Supporting Members)

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For up to date Film School Acceptance Rates, including Minimum GPAs, Minimum Test Scores, After Interview and Off-Waitlist Acceptance Rates, Film Experience and Undergraduate degrees of accepted applicants, Age data, and other acceptance statistics for your film program of choice simply navigate to the Acceptance Rates tab on each film school's page in our Film School Database.

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