Brandman University (Online Campus) Overview 

Brandman University, part of the prestigious 150-year-old Chapman University system, is a private, non-profit, university that offers a high quality online education for non-traditional adult students. Brandman offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees, certificates and credentials through flexible, online learning in criminal justice, psychology, business, organizational leadership and education. These programs are taught by accomplished faculty with years of professional and teaching experience, ensuring quality education that can help students get ahead in both their personal and professional lives.

Brandman University students gain an education from a regionally accredited institution that is respected and valued. Brandman University is a member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission and its online programs consistently rank among the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

The Online Student Experience at Brandman

Students at Brandman University learn in a virtual learning environment where they can interact with classmates and professors and submit coursework in electronic forums. This makes our learning experience very convenient for students who have full-time jobs and/or family commitments.
Students also have the added convenience of being able to access admission, financial aid and registration online, 24/7.  Other benefits to studying at Brandman University include:

  • Being a student at a respected, well known university that is part of the revered 150-year-old Chapman University system
  • Gaining an education at an institution that has a nearly 70% graduation success rate, one of the highest of its kind
  • Learning in convenient 8-week sessions, starting 6 times per year allowing students to fit their education around their existing schedule

At Brandman University students have the opportunity to apply for financial aid through state and federal loans and grants, outside tuition and assistance and additional aid sources.
In addition, Brandman University’s One-Stop Specialists will walk you through the process of applying for financial aid. Brandman’s culture of support is so prominent that its Student Services and Technology ranking matches the top university in the country for Online Bachelor’s Programs according to U.S. News and World Report.

Quick Facts

School Name

Brandman University





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Year Founded:

Established 1958 as the Residence Education Center Program at Chapman University Renamed Brandman University in 2009



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