Brandman University

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School Overview

Brandman Univerity is private, not-for-profit higher education institution that is regionally accredited. The majority of its degree programs are designed with learning formats and schedules to accomodate working adults and professionals. Brandman University has 26 campuses spread across California and Washington. It also offers a virtual online campus for students seaking to earn their degree online. Brandman offers an extensive selection of over 200 degree, certificate and professional programs in health, education, arts and sciences and business.

While Brandman is a member of the Chapman University System, it is a separate, fully accredited institution. Brandman’s current director, Gary Chancellor, previously served as the Executive Vice President at Chapman University.

General Information

16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, CA 92618

General Phone: (949) 341-9800
Website URL: www.brandman.edu/
Type of Institution: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards Offered: Less than one year certificate
AA/AS degrees
BA/BS degrees
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – professional practice (new classification)
Campus setting: Rural: Fringe
On-campus housing: No
Student Population: 9,291 (3,574 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty: 11 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $8,956
In-state Student Fees $0
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $8,956
Out-of-state Student Fees $0


All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS Master Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 867 1027 23 129
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 181 195 121
Human Resources Development 3
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General 83 37
Non-profit/public/organizational Management 22
Organizational Behavior Studies 181 109 62
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Health Communication 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 31
Computer and Information Sciences, General 31
Computer Science
Education 21 577
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 60
Curriculum and Instruction 182
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 21
Education, General 8
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 99
Educational/instructional Technology 32
Elementary Education and Teaching 59
Reading Teacher Education 2
Secondary Education and Teaching 29
Special Education and Teaching, General 106
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 6 181 1
Health Services Administration 6 16 1
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 165
Human Services, General 12
Social Work 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 205 23
General Studies 23
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 3
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 202
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Mathematics, General 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 4
Gerontology 2
Nutrition Sciences 2
Psychology 155 69
Psychology, General 155
School Psychology 69
Social Sciences 254 5 2
Criminology 80 5 2
Social Sciences, General 137
Sociology 37
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Brandman University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (949) 341-9800
Website: www.brandman.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.brandman.edu/apply
Address: 16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, CA 92618
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,766
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 735 (8% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $12,380
Out-of-state Tuition: $12,380
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $2,346

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Brandman University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Brandman University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 423
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 1101
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 412
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Psychology 121
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 111
Social Sciences 2
Grand total 11116171

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Brandman University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,380
Out-of-state $12,380
Books and supplies $1,920

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $12,080
Out-of-state $12,080

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 4 80%
Grant or scholarship aid 4 80% $2,346
Student loan aid 1 20% $37

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,863 51% $4,771
Federal student loans 1,734 47% $9,564

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Brandman University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Brandman University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 96 33 63
Percent admitted 100% 79% 79%
Percent admitted who enrolled 60% 55% 63%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Brandman University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 8,766
Undergraduate enrollment 4,276
Graduate enrollment 4,490

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Brandman University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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