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Brandman University Admissions

Before explaining the application process in detail, let me tell you why you should apply for Brandman University

Brandman is committed to providing a learning environment geared for the working adult student with flexible formats, relevant curriculum, and myriad student services and resources.  Student success is our number one goal. The university provides you flexible ways to learn with a real-world curriculum and dedicated resources. With more than 25 programs, you have got many options to choose from. 

So, apply for Brandman and get a chance to become part of an 8000+ strong group of students from various backgrounds. 

Now, coming to the application process. So, the application process is online and you need to visit the university website to fill the form. Once you submit the form and required documents, you will be evaluated on various parameters and the university will inform you about the result. 

Before applying, if you have any doubts, you can visit the campus or contact the admission office electronically. 


Office of Admission, 16355 Laguna Canyon Rd. Irvine CA 92618

Contact number - 800.746.0082

You can also ask for more information by filling a request info form here.

Acceptance Rate

Brandman University admission process is quite competitive. Applicants need to do well in the test conducted by the university as well as they need to have a good academic background to get selected.  

The acceptance rate of the university is 79%. The acceptance rate is the same for both men and women.

Brandman University Admission Process

The following steps consist of the admission process at Brandman University.

Filling the online application form

The admission process begins with the filling of the online application form. Once you have cleared all doubts about the program and requirements you can start with the application form. 

To fill the form, you need to visit the university website. There you need to create your user-id through which you need to login and the form.

Transcript Submission

After the successful submission of the application, the next step is to submit your academic documents. Undergraduate applicants need to send their transcripts at the below address. 

Mail: Brandman University

ATTN: Office of Admission

16355 Laguna Canyon Road

Irvine, CA 92618

Email: apply@brandman.edu

Fax: (866) 659-1143

Similarly, graduate applicants can send their documents to the same address. 

These documents will play an important part in your evaluation process and they also serve as a proof of your eligibility for the program you are applying for.

Test Score Submission

Brandman University does not accept SAT/ACT scores, but it does consider graduate-level test scores like GRE/GMAT. Applicants need to send their test scores along with the official transcripts based on requirements.

Writing sample and letter of reference

Graduate applicants need to give writing samples that show graduate-level communication and analytical skills.

They also need to send letters of reference from persons who can attest to the applicant's ability to do graduate-level work. Letter of explanation detailing the reasons the student believes he or she is a suitable candidate for graduate study in the discipline requested.

Acceptance Letter

Once you have completed the above steps, your application will be evaluated on various parameters and if you are selected,  an acceptance letter will be sent to you. Once you are selected, the university will ask you to submit the official documents along with the fee.

Brandman University Admissions Office

Brandman University Administration

16355 Laguna Canyon Road Irvine, CA 92618

Contact Number - 800-746-0082

SAT Scores you need to get in

SAT scores have been considered a good way to help colleges interpret the students' overall academic performance. But it is important to note that there is no concrete information regarding the average SAT score or similar requirements for admission to Brandman University. Notably, at the university, SAT scores are not one of the mandatory requirements to get an admission.

ACT Scores you need to get in

No official data about the minimum requirements concerning the ACT scores have been made publicly available by the university. However, candidates can submit their ACT scores for securing admission to Brandman University. The university doesn't put much emphasis on the same.

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Grade Points Average (GPA) The average high school GPA of the admitted students


GPA score of an applicant plays an important part in the selection of an application. So you need to have a very good GPA score for selection. The university has not provided the average GPA of last year’s selected students.

The university does not recommend a candidate’s high school rank. For most of the programs, you need to have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Admission Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying

High School GPA


High School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

High School Transcript


College Prep Courses

Neither required nor recommended


Neither required nor recommended


Neither required nor recommended

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must submit the online application form.

  • Applicants must have completed high school education from a recognized school. 

  • Students applying for undergraduate admission to a bachelor's program require at least 12 transferable baccalaureate-level credits (or the equivalent) from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA in all prior college-level coursework.

  • Students applying for undergraduate admission to an associate (AA) program require a High school diploma, GED equivalent OR official high school transcript indicating the date of graduation. High school cumulative GPA of 2.0 and they need to pass admissions exams in English and Maths.

  • In order to process your application, you must provide official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities you have attended or been admitted to, including military and foreign institutions, since high school.

  • International students who have completed a degree must also submit a copy of their diploma in the native language along with an International Diploma Translation in English.

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • They need to complete and submit the online application form. 

  • Candidates must have completed a bachelor's degree from a recognized institute.

  • Applicants need to have a 3.0 GPA calculated over the most recent 30 graded semesters (45 quarter) credits completed in either a baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate program, including credits earned toward a credential.

  • A GPA between 2.5 - 2.99 (MAE/MAT requires 2.75-2.99) calculated over the most recent graded 30 semesters (45 quarter) credits completed in either a baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate program, including credits earned toward a credential and a satisfactory score on an accepted graduate admissions exam (GRE, GMAT, CSET, or MAT). 

  • Applicants need to submit a portfolio showing adequate preparation for graduate studies. The portfolio will contain the following:

  1.  Writing samples that show graduate-level communication and analytical skills.

  2. Detailed resume showing professional development, achievements, awards, and professional recognition.

  3. Letters of reference from persons who can attest to the applicant's ability to do graduate-level work.

  4. Letter of explanation detailing the reasons the student believes he or she is a suitable candidate for graduate study in the discipline requested

  • Submit test scores as per your program requirements.

  • To process your application, the Office of Admissions must receive official transcripts from ALL the baccalaureate degree-granting institutions and institutions where post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted.

Admission Deadlines

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


Application Fee Application fees may vary by program and may be waived for certain students. Please check with the school.


Early Decision Deadline


Early Action Deadline


Offer Action Deadline


Offers Early Decision


Application Website


Accepts Common App


Accepts Coalition App


Brandman University follows a rolling admission process with no specified deadline. The university also does not offer any early decision admission. 

For the important dates of different semesters, visit university.

Admission Statistics

Acceptance Rate79%79%79%
Percentage of admitted who Enrolled (Admission Yield)80%69%76%

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Credits Accepted

AP Credit


Dual Credit


Credit for Life Experiences


Many universities in the US incentivize students by helping them earn university credits by taking certain courses that are available for them in high school. Here are the names of some of such popular programs: AP Credit, CLEP (Credit for Life Experiences), and Dual Enrollment (also known as Dual Credit). As far as the policy of these credits is concerned, each university has a different one. The advantages of such programs include a shorter time to complete a degree, an increased chance of finishing a degree, and a higher GPA. Students who want to avail CLEP and AP credits can go to the website, collegeboard.org, and request to submit the scores to the university of their choice.

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