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.

The university provides numerous programs to the programs such as BBA Business, BBA Finance, BBA Human Resource Management, BBA Marketing, BBA Operations Management, BS Elementary Education, BS Middle Grades Education (Language Arts/Social Studies), BS Middle Grades Education (Maths/Science) to name a few.

The online programs are designed in such a way that the quality, convenience, and cost-effectiveness is kept in mind.

The total student population of the university is 2,842 with a student-faculty ratio of 10:1 to make it very easy for a student to have a proper one-on-one session with faculty members.

Brenau University accreditation is provided by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to offer various degrees.

Location & Contact

Address

500 Washington Street SE

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7705346299
Fax: 7705346299
Request Info

Rankings

Rankings are what determines the performance of a university. Here are the rankings provided by the US News for the current academic year.

  • 38 in Regional Universities South

  • 22 in Best Colleges for Veterans

  • 37 in Best Value Schools

  • 23 in Top Performers on Social Mobility

Admissions

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

N/A

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

57%

SAT Range

910 - 1130

ACT Range

17 - 23

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The application requirement can differ based on the college and the programs since some programs have extra requirements or are stricter with scores. The university has an acceptance rate of 57%.  

The general application process for the freshman applicants is given below;

  • The applicants need to submit an online application for admission at brenau.edu/apply or commonapplication.org

  • The applicants will be required to request that official high school transcripts be sent directly to the Office of Admissions (must come directly from the student’s high school).

  • The university does not have a requirement of SAT/ACT score for admission but if the applicants wish they can submit the score and they will be considered if submitted for higher scholarship determination and may also be required of athletes for eligibility. SAT/ACT scores are also required to be sent directly from the testing company or be included on official transcripts.

  • The university encourages the applicants to schedule a campus visit before admissions which will allow them to attend the special admissions events.

  • Further, the university recommends the applicants to apply for financial aid as soon as they apply for admission and complete their FAFSA application form.

Along with this, a student at a time of admissions must submit the SAT with 910 - 1130 and an ACT range of 17 - 23.

Brenau University Admissions Office

Brenau University Main Office of Admissions
500 Washington St. SE
Gainesville, GA 30501
admissions@brenau.edu

Phone: 770.534.6100

Toll-Free: 1.800.252.5119 ext. 6100

FAX: 770.538.4701

 

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

From the table above, the average undergraduate tuition and fees are $29,050 and the graduate tuition and fee is $12,510. 

The students also need to budget for other expenses other than tuition such as room and board expenses which cost  $12,418, other expenses cost $2,750, and books and supplies cost $1,300.

The average total cost of attendance for undergraduate students is $45,518.

On average, the college tuition costs $22,011 per year after financial aid.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

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

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

For many new students, Financial Aid is one of the most important and least-understood aspects of going to college. With forms, regulations, and deadlines at every turn, it’s no wonder new students are often confused.

The Financial Aid Office of the university is always available to help.

You could contact them by email at financialaid@brenau.edu or by phone at 770-534-6152

To be eligible for financial assistance, an applicant must fill in the FAFSA and receive their SAR to determine eligibility.

Brenau University federal school code is 001556.

An applicant will be eligible to receive financial assistance in the following forms:

Gift Aid - $20,516

Federal Grants - $4,873

State Aid - $3,282

Institutional Grants - $15,695

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