Mission: The mission of brandman university is to provide students with a dynamic education based on excellence and flexibility that creates lasting value and relevance for evolving careers.
Programs: Brandman university serves adult students by providing access to a quality education consistent with the needs of their busy lives. Brandman's online programs have been consistently recognized by u. S. News & world report, including its 2017 honors for online bachelors programs, online graduate education programs, and online programs for veterans. In addition, its high graduation rates and low loan default rates prove the success of brandman students. As a nonprofit university dedicated to student success, the school is proud of the fact that 92 percent of its students would recommend brandman to a friend. To further solidify its high standards, brandman university earned the "nacubo innovation" award for the second consecutive year in a row. Formerly chapman university college, brandman has a proud tradition as one of california's oldest, most prestigious private universities, offering over 53+ undergraduate and graduate degrees, certificates, teaching credentials and extended education programs online in business, arts and sciences, health, education and professional development. Thousands of enrollees per session enjoy convenient class times, exceptional practitioner-based faculty, and unparalleled student service across its network of 25 campuses throughout california and washington as well as online. Steeped in academic tradition, brandman university continues to be a leading educator of a new kind of student: one who demands the same high academic standards as a traditional university but whose life requires greater flexibility and real-world relevance in the curriculum. Brandman university is regionally accredited by, and is a member of, the western association of schools and colleges (wasc) senior college and university commission. Its california teacher training and credential programs are accredited by the california commission onteacher credentialing (ctc) and professionally accredited by the council for the accreditation of educator preparation (caep). Effective november 7, 2011, the baccalaureate and dnp programs at brandman university are accredited by the commission on collegiate nursing educaton (ccne), and its bachelor's in social work degree is professionally accredited by the council on social work education (cswe).
student services: brandman university values personalized service. Its academic advising approach allows students to map out his/her academic program and facilitates a student's ability to graduate on time. Early admission programs and articulation agreements with its community college partners, and exclusive scholarship opportunities offered to hundreds of organizations in its premier partner network also ensure that the student's time is maximized for degree completion. Student services operations provides services to all students including academic advisors, one stop representatives for financial aid, additional key support (accessible education, military and veterans affairs, career coaching, business office, registration, etc) and enrollment coaching.
academic support: brandman university provides both onground and virtual access to chapman university's leatherby libraries, including books, periodicals, media, online databases, course-based library instruction and personalized research assistance for students, faculty and staff. The leatherby libraries include nine individually named libraries with distinctive collections representing disciplinary areas of the university. The facility features 15 group study rooms, 6 multi-media preview rooms,over 250 computers for user access, 6 computer classrooms, a library instruction room, an extended-hour study commons, and more than 600 seats at tables, carrels, and lounge chairs. The leatherby libraries' collection contains about 265,000 volumes and 2,000 print journal titles, in addition to dvds, videos, cds, and other media. The rinker law library currently contains over 293,000 volumes, including books, microforms, audio visual materials, and serials. This facility features seating for about 300 users with access to the internet and to many electronic research databases. Brandman uses the blackboard outcomes assessment system, a single platform for teaching, learning and assessment. This system extends the blackboard learning management system used for teaching and learning to engage the institution's stakeholders in the assessment process. As a result, the institution is well positioned to track student learning outcomes and improve performance and retention.