Sources

Graduation Rate

Tucker Klein, Jennifer, Hadassah Yang. "Table: Graduation Rate 2005 Cohort." Brandman University Fact Book 2012-2013. n.d. Web. 26 02 2013.
http://www.brandman.edu/files/attachments/consumer_information_guide.pdf

Graduation Rates: Largest university stats
University of Phoenix. "Table 2: All undergraduate degree or certificate students in the 2005-2006 cohort." Consumer Information Guide 2012-2013 - Version 1.2. 16 Nov. 2012 Web. 8 02 2013.
https://cdn.assets-phoenix.net/content/dam/altcloud/doc/about_uopx/Consumer-Information-Guide.pdf

Graduation Rates: 40% of college students have careers and families.
Choy, Susan. "Findings from the Condition of Education 2002 Nontraditional Undergraduates." National Center for Education Statistics. 5 Sept. 2002 Web. 12 11 2012.
http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2002/2002012.pdf

  # of students % of students
Fall 1999 UG Enrollment
12,700,000
 
nontraditional
9,271,000
73%
non trad work AND has dependents
5,377,180
58%
UG working AND has dependents
 
42%

Student Loan Default Rate

The FY 2010 3-year national cohort default rate is 14.7%
U.S. Department of Education. "Three-year Official Cohort default Rates for Schools," Default Prevention and Management. 23 Sept 2013. Web. 28 Oct 2013.
http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/defaultmanagement/cdr.html

The FY 2010 3-year Brandman University cohort default rate is 4.8%
U.S. Department of Education. "Official 3-Year Cohort Default Rate Search for Postsecondary Schools Fiscal Years 2010, 2009" Default Prevention and Management. 23 Sept 2013. Web. 28 Oct 2013.
http://www.nslds.ed.gov/nslds_SA/defaultmanagement/search_cohort_3yr2010.cfm

The FY 2011 2-year national cohort default rate is 10%
U.S. Department of Education. "Two-year Official Cohort Default Rates for Schools." Default Prevention and Management. 16 Sept 2013. Web. 28 Oct 2013
http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/defaultmanagement/cdr2yr.html

The FY 2011 2-year Brandman University cohort default rate is 2.4%
U.S. Department of Education. "Official 2-Year Cohort Default Rate Search for Postsecondary Schools Fiscal Years 2011, 2010, and 2009." Default Prevention and Management. 16 Sept 2013. Web. 28 Oct 2013.
http://www.nslds.ed.gov/nslds_SA/defaultmanagement/search_cohort_2yr2011.cfm

School of Arts & Sciences

Social Work is an in demand field per data collected by California Development Departments.
Employment Development Department, State of California. "Detailed Guide for Child Family and School Social Workers in California." California Occupational Guides. n.d. Web. 26 02 2013.
http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/OccGuides/detail.aspx?Soccode=211021&Geography=0601000000

School of Education

Brandman University School of Education a is a Top 5 provider of teaching credentials among independent universities in California.
Suckow, Marjorie. "Table 1A Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and Special Education Internship Credentials." Teacher Supply in California: A Report to the Legislature. Annual Report 2010-2011. Apr 2012 Web. 01 06 2013.
http://www.ctc.ca.gov/reports/TSR_2010_11_Full_Report_Final_15March2012.pdf

U.S. News & World Report Ranked Brandman University #10 in the country for faculty credentials and training.
"Brandman University Online Education Degrees, Online Education Programs." U.S. News & World Report. 2013 Web. 26 02 2013.
http://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/brandman-university-OEDU0992/education

School of Nursing

California Alone needs 80% more neonatal nurses, 80% more pediatric nurses, 90% more psychiatric nurses.
"First Report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Congress." National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice. Nov. 2001 Web. 26 02 2013.
http://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/bhpradvisory/nacnep/Reports/firstreport.pdf