About Brandman University
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Brandman University is a private not for profit institution with over 25 campuses throughout California and Washington and a virtual campus online. The university’s main campus is in Irvine, California.
Brandman University was established in 1958 by Chapman University in Orange, California. It was established as an educational resource for the local El Toro Air Force Base. In 2009, it was renamed Brandman University after a substantial donation from the Joyce and Saul Brandman Foundation. The Irvine campus now focuses on the overall development of students with world-class education.
Brandman University aims to be recognized as the leader in the evolution of adult learning. The mission of the University is to provide students with a dynamic education based on excellence and flexibility that creates lasting value and relevance for evolving careers. The faculty of Brandman University believe in continuous renewal and innovation, creating a participative and collaborative culture and in ongoing academic and professional development.
Brandman has a current student population of 8766 and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Hispanic students make up for the largest chunk of the student population with 53% followed by white Americans with 28%. Other students are from Asian, African American, and Native American backgrounds. Overall, 61% of the student population is female.
The university is known for offering world-class education along with various services and facilities to make it easier for the students to pursue higher education and shape their careers.
It offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in many different fields like business, psychology, social work, criminal justice, and many more. The university offers degree programs through five schools: The Marybelle and S. Paul Musco School of Nursing and Health Professions; School of Education; School of Business and Professional Studies; School of Arts and Sciences; and School of Extended Education.
The university is also into online education and is regarded as one of the best online colleges in California. It offers various Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate degrees, as well as Certification programs online, across several different areas of study. The online programs are designed to serve the working professionals and meet the time and schedule limitations of such students. The online branch of the university offers various flexible programs for the students and allows them the chance of pursuing an education at their own pace.
Brandman University is regionally accredited and is recognized by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) to offer various degrees and online programs
Brandman University is known for its online programs which is one of the best in the California region.
US News & world report has ranked its Online Bachelor's Programs as 106th best in the country.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The fee structure of Brandman University is very much comparable to other private colleges of similar repute.
The net price is $ 27,446 and the average annual cost is $ 12,000.
The fee includes tuition fee and other costs like
Books & supplies - $ 1,920
Other expenses - $ 380
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Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$73,437 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The students at BU have an incredible breadth to learn and turn into change-makers. Since the campus life of students assumes a fundamental part in their development and improvement, students at BU are encouraged to invest their energy in learning and developing themselves. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the university are 37% and 63%, respectively.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
The financial aids are offered by several federal institutions, along with the university in hopes of providing a platform for the students to attend and pursue higher education. Financial aids are offered in various forms such as loans, grants, work-study, and scholarships.
The students must fill the FAFSA form and receive SAR to determine financial eligibility.
Brandman University federal school code is 041618.
If you have any queries related to the form you can the financial aid office at this number +1 855-231-9710.
Financial aids are offered in various forms such as loans, grants, work-study, and scholarships.
The Federal Aids available for the students are Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Work-study, Direct Subsidized Loans, and many more. The average federal aid amounts to $2,928 and last year, 60% of students availed them.
The average amount that a student would receive in the form of gift aid is $2,346.
The Institutional Aids available for the students are The MBA Insight Scholarship, STEM Teachers Graduate Scholarships, and many more. The average aid is $600 and last year, 20 % of students availed them.