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Brandman University Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Brandman University ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Brandman University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Brandman University was awarded 35 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Brandman is ranked #1,589 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Brandman is also ranked #111 out of 116 schools in California.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Brandman?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Brandman University is a competitive 68%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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Brandman University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Brandman University is about average at 15 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Brandman University is 11%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  11 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Brandman University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Brandman University is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Brandman

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,677 undergraduates at Brandman with 1,033 being full-time and 2,644 being part-time.

Brandman Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 86.39 out of 100, Brandman is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  86.39 out of 100
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How Much Does Brandman University Cost?

The overall average net price of Brandman is $26,864. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Brandman, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Brandman, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $37 a year. That adds up to $148 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Brandman is 5.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Brandman Graduates Make?

Location of Brandman University

Brandman University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Irvine, California. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Brandman University

Contact details for Brandman are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: 949-341-9800

Brandman University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 27 majors graduated from Brandman University. Of these students, 1,024 received undergraduate degrees and 1,234 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 253 $51,100
Liberal Arts General Studies 217 $29,800
General Psychology 152 $29,700
Social Work 86 $31,500
Criminal Justice & Corrections 82 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 47 $31,800
Sociology 31 $39,700
General Social Sciences 23 $39,700
Computer Information Systems 20 NA
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 8 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Brandman University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Brandman

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 8,031 students took at least one online class at Brandman University. This is an increase from the 6,887 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 8,031 6,199
2016-2017 6,887 5,110
2015-2016 5,921 4,760
2014-2015 6,637 4,925
2013-2014 6,124 4,220

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