Welcome to the Office of Admissions

Four-Year Graduation Guarantee

Facilitating a student’s goal to graduate in four years or less with a Bachelor’s degree through comprehensive degree planning and advising services.

First-Year Students

View recommended academic preparation, admission requirements for General Admission and School of Nursing Admission, and application checklists.

Transfer Students

Take the guess the work out of the college transfer process. Review admission requirements, our transfer credit policy, and how to request an unofficial transfer credit evaluation.

International Students

International students are non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. permanent residents. Students who have completed the equivalent of a U.S. secondary (high school) education are eligible to apply.

New Students

We look forward to welcoming you to campus in the upcoming academic year! Review the steps required to complete your enrollment and prepare for your experience at Chaminade.

Application Deadlines

General Admission

We offer a rolling admissions schedule, which means you can submit an application whenever you are ready.  Through rolling admission, an application is reviewed and an admission decision is granted within 48 business hours after it is received.  We recommend applying as soon as possible for an early admission decision.

Recommended Application Deadlines

  • Fall Enrollment: May 1
  • Spring Enrollment: December 1

School of Nursing Admission

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a four-year, direct entry program.  The School of Nursing admits students for fall entry only.   Applicants must submit a completed applications to the Admissions Office prior to the application deadline.  Applications will then be reviewed by the School of Nursing.

Application Deadline

  • February 1

An Affordable Private Education

Net Price Calculator

What will it cost for you to attend Chaminade?  The net price calculator will provide a preliminary estimate of federal, state and institutional aid eligibility to help families gauge what aid the student may be awarded and to make arrangements to cover the cost of attendance.

Merit Scholarships

Our merit awards make a private education an affordable option.  Merit awards are awarded upon acceptance to the university and can be renewed for all four years of attendance.

Cost of Attendance Budget

Review cost of attendance budgets for general and School of Nursing tuition rates, living arrangements, books and supplies, and other miscellaneous expenses.

Office of Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office handles all federal, state and institutional aid. Financial Aid is provided through a combination of federal, institutional and private donor-based sources and comes in three forms: grants and scholarships; work-study; and loans.