Brandman University, a nonprofit, private university, focuses on providing education for adults.
Brandman University has 26 campuses throughout California and Washington, and also provides an online campus.
The university has about 10,000 students, and provides over 200 degree, credential, certificate, and professional programs in the fields of business, the arts and sciences, education, and health.
Brandman University is a separate university within the Chapman University System. It has four Schools:
- School of Education
- School of Nursing and Health Professions
- School of Arts and Sciences
- School of Business and Professional Studies
Brandman University provides a curriculum model known as iDEAL (Instructional Design for Engaged Adult Learning). The Lumina Foundation reports iDEAL addresses the flexibility and learning methodology preferred by adult learners. iDEAL blends traditional classroom instruction with e-learning activities.
According to G.I. Jobs magazine, Brandman University is a "Military Friendly School." The university is also a Yellow Ribbon School.