Brandman University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,000
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$23,781
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.25%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
89.3%
84 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
10,231
32% Full-Time

About

Brandman University is a higher education institution located in Orange County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Brandman University were General Psychology (152 degrees awarded), Organizational Leadership (138 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (129 degrees).

In 2019, 2,362 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brandman University. 65.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,329 degrees), 3.25 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (409 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brandman University is $12,000, which is $−10,026 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brandman University is $12,000, which is $−10,026 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,781.

In 2019, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 40% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,000
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Brandman University was $12,000. The cost of tuition at Brandman University is $−10,026 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$23,781
2019 Value
13.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Brandman University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,781. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Brandman University grew by 13.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,248
Room and Board
$1,920
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Brandman University was of $12,248 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,920. The cost of room and board increased by 3.66% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at Brandman University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 17.6% with respect to 2018, when 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.25%
2017 Default Rate
127
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Brandman University was 5.25%, which represents 127 out of the 2418 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Brandman University received 84 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 12.5% annual decline. Out of those 84 applicants, 75 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89.3% acceptance rate.

There were 10,231 students enrolled at Brandman University in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Brandman University has an overall enrollment yield of 65.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
75
Accepted Out of 84

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Brandman University was 89.3% (75 admissions from 84 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 79.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −12.5%, while admissions declined by −1.32%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Brandman University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Brandman University has a total enrollment of 10,231 students. The full-time enrollment at Brandman University is 3,271 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,960. This means that 32% of students enrolled at Brandman University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brandman University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.7% White, 21.9% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% Black or African American, 5.04% Asian, 2.76% Two or More Races, 0.88% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.792% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Brandman University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.4%), followed by White Male (24.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (31.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (23%) and Black or African American Female (11.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

32%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brandman University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,231 students. The full-time enrollment at Brandman University is 3,271 and the part-time enrollment is 6,960. This means that 32% of students enrolled at Brandman University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Brandman University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Brandman University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,495
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,236
  3. Black or African American
    1,075

The enrolled student population at Brandman University is 53.7% White, 21.9% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% Black or African American, 5.04% Asian, 2.76% Two or More Races, 0.88% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.792% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 750 more women than men received degrees from Brandman University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Brandman University is white (1,329 degrees awarded). There were 3.25 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (409 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Brandman University is General Psychology (152 degrees awarded), followed by Organizational Leadership (138 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (129 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brandman University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (607 degrees awarded), Psychology (219 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brandman University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,671,633 people), Accountants & auditors (1,025,739 people), Other managers (853,189 people), Secondary school teachers (567,806 people), and Financial managers (526,362 people).

The most specialized majors at Brandman University are Education (607 degrees awarded), Psychology (219 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees), Business (700 degrees), and Protective Services (82 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brandman University are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Brandman University are Education (607 degrees awarded), Psychology (219 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees), Business (700 degrees), and Protective Services (82 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brandman University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,413,538 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (687,959 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (587,712 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (552,365 people), and Computer Systems Design (544,083 people).

The most specialized majors at Brandman University are Education (607 degrees awarded), Psychology (219 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees), Business (700 degrees), and Protective Services (82 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Brandman University.
Most Common
  1. 152 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 138 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 129 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Brandman University was General Psychology with 152 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

806
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,556
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 806 degrees were awarded to men at Brandman University, which is 0.518 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,556).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 250 degrees were awarded to men at Brandman University in Organizational Leadership, which is 1.89 times more than the 132 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 168 degrees were awarded to women at Brandman University in General Education, which is 5.25 times more than the 32 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brandman University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,329 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    409 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    225 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brandman University is white (1,329 degrees awarded). There were 3.25 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (409 degrees).

7.79% of degree recipients (184 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    887 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    442 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    277 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brandman University is white female (887 degrees awarded). There were 2.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (442 degrees).

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Operations

Brandman University has an endowment valued at nearly $5k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $277k (5.53k%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Brandman University had a total salary expenditure of $101M. Brandman University employs 44 Assistant professors, 32 Associate professors, and 15 Professors. Most academics at Brandman University are Female Assistant professors (36), Female Associate professors(20), and Male Associate professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brandman University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 134 employees, Management, with 105 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 93 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5k
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Brandman University has an endowment valued at about $5k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Brandman University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $38.5M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $323k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Brandman University received $323k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$52.3M
2019 Salaries
5.95%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Brandman University paid a median of $52.3M in salaries, which represents 51.8% of their overall expenditure ($101M) and a 5.95% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.98% growth from 2017 and a 2.36% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$8.45M
Instructional Salaries
91
Number of Employees

In 2019, Brandman University paid a total of $8.45M to 91 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
44 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
134 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brandman University were Assistant professor with 44 employees; Associate professor with 32 employees; and Associate professor with 15 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brandman University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 134 employees; Management with 105 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 93 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brandman University was Female Assistant professor with 36 employees, Female Associate professor with 20 employees, and Male Associate professor with 12 employees.

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