Chapman University - Dodge College of Film and Media Arts

4.25 star(s) 4.25 Stars (4 Reviews)
School Website
Degrees Offered
  1. 4 Year BA
  2. 4 Year BFA
  3. 2 Year MA
  4. 2 Year MFA
  5. 3 Year MFA
  1. Acting
  2. Animation & Digital Arts
  3. Broadcast Journalism
  4. Cinematography
  5. Creative Producing
  6. Directing
  7. Documentary Filmmaking
  8. Editing
  9. Film & Television Production
  10. Film Studies
  11. Business / Film Dual Degree
  12. News and Documentary
  13. Producing
  14. Production Design
  15. Public Relations and Advertising
  16. Screenwriting
  17. Set Design
  18. Sound Design
  19. Writing for Screen & Television
Tuition Range
$60k to $70k
Undergraduate Deadlines
Early Action: November 1
Regular Decision: January 15
Spring: October 15
Graduate Deadlines
December 1
Hey All,

I keep going back and forth as to whether I care to even apply for grad school, I'm just so worn out. Anyway, does anyone know if I submit my app for this program, do my recommenders also have to submit their letters by December 1st? I feel so terrible because this is a last minute decision for me and I'd hate to give them a thirteen day window to submit.

If recommenders can submit after the first then I'm going to apply and if they can't, I'm just not up to doing it right now.

**EDIT** Your letters of rec and transcripts are not due at the time of application which means your recommenders do have more time to complete their letters beyond December 1st.

However, I am still not going to apply due to the high cost of this program. Good luck to all those applying!

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Hey @Chris W would love Chapman to be the next school for you to interview regarding admissions. There's not a lot of info, especially in the Screenwriting discipline, so it would be nice to know a little more about Dodge and what they look for.

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