Brandman University

Brandman University Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Brandman University? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Brandman offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. 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?

Quality Badge

2023 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Brandman University was awarded 347 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is early childhood program administration.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, Brandman is ranked #313 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Brandman is also ranked #40 out of 170 schools in California.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Brandman?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Brandman University is 95%, which is higher than many other schools to which you may be applying. But don't think getting into Brandman is a sure thing. The admissions staff is still going to review your application to see if you are a good fit for the school.

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Brandman University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Brandman University, this rate is 22 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

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

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Brandman University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,114 undergraduates at Brandman with 2,090 being full-time and 4,024 being part-time.

How Much Does Brandman University Cost?

The overall average net price of Brandman is $27,866. 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.

The student loan default rate at Brandman is 4.1%. 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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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 26 majors graduated from Brandman University. Of these students, 1,489 received undergraduate degrees and 1,819 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 413 $54,565
General Psychology 217 $31,692
Liberal Arts General Studies 165 $44,893
Interdisciplinary Studies 133 NA
Social Work 132 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 62 $30,800
Criminal Justice & Corrections 60 NA
Computer Information Systems 36 NA
Sociology 30 $39,940
Legal Support Services 18 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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 10,986 students took at least one online class at Brandman University. This is an increase from the 9,772 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 10,986 10,986
2018-2019 9,772 8,143
2017-2018 8,031 6,199
2016-2017 6,887 5,110
2015-2016 5,921 4,760

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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