Brandman University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,000
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$24,084
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.16%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
95%
219 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
10,986
39% 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 (199 degrees awarded), Organizational Leadership (174 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (170 degrees).

In 2020, 3,112 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brandman University. 67.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,669 degrees), 2.92 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (571 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brandman University is $12,000, which is $−10,530 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brandman University is $12,000, which is $−10,530 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,084.

In 2020, 34% of undergraduate students attending Brandman University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 33% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$12,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Brandman University was $12,000. The cost of tuition at Brandman University is $−10,530 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$24,084
2020 Value
1.27%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Brandman University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,084. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Brandman University grew by 1.27%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,408
Room and Board
$1,968
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Brandman University was of $13,408 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,968. The cost of room and board increased by 9.47% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

34%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
33%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

34% of undergraduate students at Brandman University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 43.3% with respect to 2019, when 60% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.16%
2018 Default Rate
102
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Brandman University was 4.16%, which represents 102 out of the 2454 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Brandman University received 219 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 161% annual growth. Out of those 219 applicants, 208 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95% acceptance rate.

There were 10,986 students enrolled at Brandman University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Brandman University has an overall enrollment yield of 47.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
208
Accepted Out of 219

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Brandman University was 95% (208 admissions from 219 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 89.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 161%, while admissions grew by 177%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Brandman University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Brandman University has a total enrollment of 10,986 students. The full-time enrollment at Brandman University is 4,282 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,704. This means that 39% of students enrolled at Brandman University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brandman University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.1% White, 16.9% Hispanic or Latino, 10.7% Black or African American, 4.93% Asian, 4.11% Two or More Races, 0.938% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.555% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Brandman University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.6%), followed by White Male (23.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.37%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (17.2%) and White Male (11.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

39%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brandman University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,986 students. The full-time enrollment at Brandman University is 4,282 and the part-time enrollment is 6,704. This means that 39% of students enrolled at Brandman University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% 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 (75%), 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
    5,940
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,862
  3. Black or African American
    1,176

The enrolled student population at Brandman University is 54.1% White, 16.9% Hispanic or Latino, 10.7% Black or African American, 4.93% Asian, 4.11% Two or More Races, 0.938% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.555% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1078 more women than men received degrees from Brandman University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Brandman University is white (1,669 degrees awarded). There were 2.92 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (571 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Brandman University is General Psychology (199 degrees awarded), followed by Organizational Leadership (174 degrees) and Liberal Arts & Sciences (170 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 (767 degrees awarded), Psychology (373 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (194 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 (1,967,513 people), Accountants & auditors (1,078,348 people), Other managers (770,580 people), Financial managers (479,310 people), and Secondary school teachers (439,953 people).

The most specialized majors at Brandman University are Education (767 degrees awarded), Psychology (373 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (194 degrees), Business (882 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (108 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, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, Podiatrists, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Brandman University are Education (767 degrees awarded), Psychology (373 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (194 degrees), Business (882 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (108 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 (3,432,806 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (666,349 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (643,183 people), Banking & related activities (522,626 people), and Computer Systems Design (508,538 people).

The most specialized majors at Brandman University are Education (767 degrees awarded), Psychology (373 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (194 degrees), Business (882 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (108 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 199 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 174 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 170 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Brandman University was General Psychology with 199 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,017
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
2,095
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,017 degrees were awarded to men at Brandman University, which is 0.485 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,095).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 280 degrees were awarded to men at Brandman University in Organizational Leadership, which is 1.78 times more than the 157 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 186 degrees were awarded to women at Brandman University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.12 times more than the 166 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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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 (72.4%).

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
    1,669 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    571 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    352 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brandman University is white (1,669 degrees awarded). There were 2.92 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (571 degrees).

6.94% of degree recipients (216 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,145 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    524 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    400 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Brandman University is white female (1,145 degrees awarded). There were 2.19 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (524 degrees).

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Operations

Brandman University has an endowment valued at nearly $5k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $279k (5.58k%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Brandman University had a total salary expenditure of $117M. Brandman University employs 40 Associate professors, 39 Assistant professors, and 18 Professors. Most academics at Brandman University are Female Assistant professors (32), Female Associate professors(28), 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 139 employees, Management, with 104 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 96 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5k
2020 Endowment
0%
growth from 2019

Brandman University has an endowment valued at about $5k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Brandman University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $39.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $395k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Brandman University received $395k 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

$58.9M
2020 Salaries
12.6%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Brandman University paid a median of $58.9M in salaries, which represents 50.3% of their overall expenditure ($117M) and a 12.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.95% growth from 2018 and a 3.98% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.34M
Instructional Salaries
97
Number of Employees

In 2020, Brandman University paid a total of $9.34M to 97 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
40 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
139 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brandman University were Associate professor with 40 employees; Assistant professor with 39 employees; and Assistant professor with 18 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brandman University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 139 employees; Management with 104 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 96 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brandman University was Female Assistant professor with 32 employees, Female Associate professor with 28 employees, and Male Associate professor with 12 employees.

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