Irvine, Calif. (January 13, 2014) —For the third consecutive year, Brandman University, a private nonprofit institution, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its list of 2014 Best Online Education Programs.
Brandman was recognized in the categories of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, Best Online Graduate Education Programs and Best Online Graduate Business Programs.
“We are proud to be recognized yet again for the quality programs we provide our students,” said Gary Brahm, chancellor of Brandman University. “These rankings recognize the commitment our dedicated faculty, student support staff, and students have toward fostering a superior learning experience.”
U.S. News & World Report evaluated nearly 1,000 distance education programs, who submitted a U.S. News questionnaire during the summer of 2013, to identify the best in the nation as part of its annual college rankings.
At nearly 70 percent for the past four years, Brandman’s graduation rate exceeds the national average. Its student loan default rate of 4.8% falls significantly below the national average for all institution types.
Brandman serves some 11,000 students from across the country through its online platform and at 27 campus locations in California and Washington.
About Brandman University
Brandman University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. As part of the Chapman University System, Brandman blends a legacy of academic excellence with innovative curriculum and strong support services designed for students with busy schedules. The university offers 50+ undergraduate, graduate, credential and certificate programs across its schools of arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and health. Brandman serves 12,000 students annually with programs available online and at 26 campuses throughout California and Washington. The university’s online programs consistently rank among the top in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. www.Brandman.edu