Applied Studies - BA
Brandman University, part of the Chapman University System, and Allan Hancock College
have formed a partnership to offer bachelor degree programs in the Northern Santa
Barbara County. This partnership is making it easy for you to continue your education
in Applied Studies without moving from the area. Maximize your time and money; take
all your lower-division course work at Allan Hancock College then continue your degree
with Brandman in Santa Maria. Instruction is offered in person on site and online.
Applied Studies - BA
Students may apply for admissions at any time. Apply online at www.brandman.edu/admission/ug
Prospective students should consult the Santa Maria Valley campus for specific information
regarding transfer procedures. Also, available is the Early Advantage Program (EAP): the
partnership between Brandman University and Allan Hancock College that will make it
easier and faster for you to achieve your bachelor's degree. See: www.brandman.edu/eap/AHC
To be admitted to an undergraduate degree program:
- Students must meet the degree requirements published in the catalog current at the
time of their formal admission acceptance.
- Students must have completed 12 or more transferable semester credits or the equivalent
for admission to Brandman.
- A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA in all prior college-level coursework is required for
formal admission into an undergraduate degree or certificate program. The grade point
average that determines admission is based solely on work at other regionally accredited
Contact the Allan Hancock College University Transfer Center at 922 6966 ext 3363
to make an appointment with a transfer counselor to evaluate your coursework.
Tuition and Fees (2009-2010)
||$420 per unit
||$450 per unit
||$50 Application fee waived when you apply online.
|* Deferred Payment Option
|Active Military, Spouse and Dependents Onsite or Online tuition
||$250 per unit
* In order to assist students who do not have financial aid assistance in place at
the time of registration Brandman University has a deferred payment option available. Students
may pay one third of their tuition at the time of registration. The balance is to
be paid during the remainder of the session.
Financial aid is available to all qualified applicants. Our financial aid specialists
work with you to explore your options for federal and state loans, grants and scholarships.
In order to assist students who do not have financial aid assistance in place at the
time of registration we have a deferred payment option. Students may pay one third
of their tuition at the time of registration. The balance is to be paid during the
remainder of the session.
For further information please contact Donna Hiltner at (805) 348-3367 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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UCSB Transfer Student
I moved to the United States in 2012. My English was very limited, so I decided to enroll in noncredit ESL courses in the summer of that same year. By fall of 2013 after hard work and dedication, I was ready to transition to credit ESL. The sooner I started credit ESL the better, but as a new California resident the tuition was more expensive since I had to pay out of state tuition, so I decided to wait for a year to attend credit class at AHC. AHC has great student support programs that I utilized; for example, AIM, EOPS, CAN/TRIO, and the Tutorial Center. I recommend everyone to take advantage of these services and to ask for help from your instructors when needed.
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