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Admissions FAQ's

Review the categories listed below to learn details about admission at Brandman University. If you still have questions and concerns, contact an enrollment coach. For other resources pertaining to admission see Admission Resources.


How do I apply to Brandman University?

Brandman has a fully online application at

Who can assist me with the application process?

Your enrollment coach is the connection to your application status and next steps. They're here to help you with any general questions about the application process. If you have not already been contacted by an enrollment coach, you can call 1-800-746-0082 to be connected to one. You can also email [email protected] for support.

What is an application addendum?

During the application process, you have the option to make changes to the application with an application addendum. You can provide a written statement of the changes by email to [email protected] or you can complete the electronic Application Addendum form or the fillable PDF copy.  

What is a Statement of Trimester Change?

A Statement of Trimester Change is required if you did not complete your application in time for the trimester desired and would like to move your application forward. The trimester change can be requested with an application addendum (see related question above). 

How can I check on my admissions status?

Once you submit your application you will receive an email with a link to log into the Application Dashboard. The link will navigate you to the online application webpage, click the link: RETURNING USER, using the same email and password created when you completed your application. Once on the Application Dashboard, you will be able to check your admission status, and check for any outstanding program requirements needed to complete the application. If the program you applied to requires recommendations, you can nudge or change your recommender using the dashboard.

How long will it take to find out if I’m admitted? How will I find out?

You can check on your status anytime by logging into your Application Dashboard (see related question above).  Once a decision is made, you will receive a hard copy letter in the mail, directly from the Office of Admission, letting you know of the admission decision. If admitted, your enrollment coach will contact you to discuss the next steps. 

What if I want to defer my admission?

If you decide you want to wait until a future trimester to enroll, you can do so for one year after your initial admission date. If you do not enroll in the trimester you applied to, you will need to submit a Request to Reactivate Application form when you decide to enroll.  This request can also be submitted in a written statement, and emailed to [email protected]. If you are admitted to the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Organizational Leadership or any School of Nursing and Health Professions program, a new application is required. 

Where can I submit my application documents?

Documents can be sent to the office of admission by dropping them off directly at your local campus, emailing them to [email protected], faxing them to 866-659-1143, or mailing them to: Office of Admission, 16355 Laguna Canyon Rd. Irvine CA 92618. Please do not fax or email test scores or transcripts. Unless sent directly from the registrar’s office of your former learning institution, faxed or emailed test scores or transcripts are considered unofficial and do not meet the admissions requirement.

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