Brandman University

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16355 Laguna Canyon Road

Irvine, CA 92618

Phone: (949) 341-9800
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Brandman University is a private institution that was founded in 1958. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,523, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 7 acres. It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $15,240 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Brandman University, part of the Chapman University System, is a private, non-profit institution serving some 12,000 working adult and military students. Founded in 1958 on a military base in Southern California, Brandman has evolved into a non-profit leader offering more than 50 degree programs at 26 campus locations throughout the west coast, and nationally through its top-ranked online campus. US News & World Report named Brandman No. 8 in the nation on the Best Online Bachelor's Programs list for 2013, and Brandman graduate programs in business and education were named among the top online programs for 2013. Academic quality is the hallmark of a Brandman education, which combines the rich legacy of Chapman University values, a diverse faculty who are experts in their fields, and industry-leading student support services. Classes and course work are designed for busy adults who are serious about earning a degree and juggle the responsibilities of family, a career or military service, and their education. For more information visit

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School type private, coed college
Year founded 1958
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar trimester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Brandman University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling.

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Selectivity N/A
Fall 2012 acceptance rate N/A
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Brandman University is 13:1, and the school has 89.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Brandman University include: Psychology, General; Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; Social Sciences, General; Criminology; and Developmental and Child Psychology.

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Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Psychology, General 20%
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 15%
Social Sciences, General 12%
Criminology 10%
Developmental and Child Psychology 10%

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Student Life

Brandman University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,523, with a gender distribution of 39.7 percent male students and 60.3 percent female students.

Total enrollment 6,785
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Brandman University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. Brandman University also offers campus safety and security services like late night transport/escort service and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Brandman University, 100 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Brandman University.

Students who have cars on campus 100%
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At Brandman University, 73.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,530.

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Tuition and fees $15,240 (2013-14)
Room and board N/A
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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