About Post University
On Campus Housing
Post University is a 4-year private for-profit type university which was established as the ‘Mattoon Shorthand School’ in the year 1890 and has a rich history of providing the education and skills to students to not just to survive, but be leaders in the global marketplace. It is well known for its quality education and innovation.
The university got its current name in the year 2004 after the institution got a new board of trustees. It is situated and headquartered at Waterbury, Connecticut, United States.There is a private university in Waterbury, CT called Post University. Post University covers an area of 58 acres. The foundation of Post University was laid down in the year 1890. The motto of the Post University is "Post Makes It Personal" and its official colors are purple and orange. Out of total 7,317 students enrolled at PU, 9,729 belong to undergraduate courses while 913 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 348 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Interestingly, Post University has an ethnically diverse student population. At PU around 37% are white, 26% are Black or African American, and 17% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. And, at the university, around 74% of the students are 25 and over. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 71% of the students are females and 29% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Mario Abdo Benítez, Selim Noujaim, Gregory C. Knight, and Mercedes Martinez in its 130 years of existence. 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. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, PU offers around 117 programs. 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), NAECY National Association for the Education of Young Children, and, NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges).
As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. It is generally considered that the ranking of any university helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Post University, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The next two things to keep in mind before applying to PU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $31,860 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($16,610), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($11,600), and budget for other expenses ($4,250). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$67,091 per year
Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by PU. At PU, $11,600 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. At Post 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. The university has enrolled around 29% male and 71% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The financial aid department of Post 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 Post University is around $20,165 and the federal grant is $6,338. Post University offers an average institutional aid of up to $20,165 to students.