Formerly known as the Chapman University College, Brandman University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges to provide quality adult education in at least 26 campuses throughout California and Washington as well as online. Its main campus is located in Irvine, CA where the university’s Distance Learning Programs are also run. It is a part of the Chapman University System.
Brandman University’s online programs allow students to have classes and do coursework completely online. These programs offer students the chance to earn an associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree as well as complete graduate certificate programs and credential programs. Tuition rate is $ 450.00 per credit for undergraduate courses and $ 550.00 per credit for graduate programs. Military personnel pay only $ 250.00 or $ 440.00 per credit for graduate and undergraduate programs respectively. It is interesting to note that the university’s forerunners were originally established to meet the educational needs of military personnel.
U.S. News and World Report cited Brandman University as among the top schools in its latest Ranking of America’s Best Colleges. Prospective students may apply for financial aid either in part or in full to finance their education. A Financial Aid Representative will work individually with students to avail of grants, loans or even outside scholarships. Application materials can be sent to the university’s Office of Admissions.
The university gets its name from the Brandman Foundation which provided a generous donation for its improvement. Its physical campuses offer more than 200 programs in Business, Arts and Sciences, Health, Education and Professional Development. In between classroom and fully online degrees, are blended programs that offer the advantages of both options.