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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. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Brandman University Ranked?

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2021 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 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.

Out of the 116 colleges in California, Brandman is ranked at #111.

See all of the rankings for Brandman University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Brandman?

Acceptance Rate

Brandman University has an acceptance rate of 68%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Brandman.

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Brandman University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Brandman University, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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

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 6,060 undergraduates at Brandman with 1,388 being full-time and 4,672 being part-time.

Brandman Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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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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 24 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 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 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

Learn more about online learning at Brandman University.

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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