57%

Acceptance Rate

$20,516

Avg.Financial Aid

001556

FAFSA Code

About Brenau University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,842

Website

www.brenau.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Brenau University is a private not-for-profit university headquartered at Gainesville, Georgia which was founded in 1878 and currently provides education to more than 3,000 students both in online and on-campus platforms. It has several campuses in different states of the U.S. It has both coed and women-only schools and colleges and offers a variety of degrees in 50 areas of study.

The university believes in challenging its students to live extraordinary lives of personal and professional fulfillment. The university imparts its exemplary education with the help of The Women’s College, College of Business and Communication, College of education, College of Fien Arts and Humanities, Ivester College of Health Sciences, and Center of Lifetime Study.

There is a private university in Gainesville, GA called Brenau University. It was in 1878 when the Brenau University was founded. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, Brenau University has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is As Gold Refined By Fire and its official colors are gold and black. The total enrolment stands at 3,500+ students at Brenau University. Around 1,758 and 1,059 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 133 faculty. Brenau University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At BU around 45% are white, 28% are Black or African American, and 12% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. Further, around 56% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 90% of the students are females and 10% are males. In its 142 years of existence, BU has produced several known personalities like Katherine Jane Bryant, Clyde Connell, Ed Schrader, and Lera Millard Thomas. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 207 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by BU. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation), and NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education). $49 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Brenau University.

Location & Contact

Address

500 Washington Street SE

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7705346299
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

57%

SAT Range

910 - 1130

ACT Range

17 - 23

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 920-1140 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Brenau University is 20. However, those getting an ACT score less than 17 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville, Georgia 30501-3668. To gather more information, they can call them at (770) 534-6299.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,011

Average Annual Cost

$28,650

Books And Supplies

$1,300

Other Fees

$400

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,418

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,750

Total One Year Cost

$45,518

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to BU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $47,168 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($31,084), books and supplies ($1,300), room and boarding ($12,500), and budget for other expenses ($3,425). Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

51%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

30%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

29%

Male Professors

71%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

78 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

73 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

39 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

38 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

25 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

22 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

20 Graduates

Psychology, General

18 Graduates

Biology, General

11 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

10 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

9 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

7 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

7 Graduates

Music

6 Graduates

Marketing

4 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

3 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

3 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Dance

2 Graduates

Legal Professions and Studies, Othe...

2 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,754

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

50%

Full-time

62%

Part-time

38%

Students Gender

Male

10%

US National: 44%

Female

90%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

48% White

4% Unknown

29% Black

10% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

12%

Out Of State

86%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$67,048 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 70% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

70%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Golden Tigers

School Colors

black and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NAIA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

149

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Other

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At BU, $12,500 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. At Brenau University, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the university offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 10% and 90%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$13,399

$35,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$139 - 368

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$20,516

Students Receiving Federal Grants

59%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,873

Students Receiving State Aid

81%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,282

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

94%

Average Aid Per Year

$15,695

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$19,559

$30K - $48K

$23,065

$48K - $75K

$20,472

$75K - $110K

$20,827

> $110K

$22,749

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,320,809

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,298,515

The financial aid department of Brenau University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Brenau University is around $16,648 and the federal grant is $5,207. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,369 as well as institutional aid worth $16,648. At BU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $1,320,809 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $4,298,515.

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