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Brenau University
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  • 4 Year
  • GAINESVILLE, GA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

500 WASHINGTON STREET SE
GAINESVILLE, GA 30501
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Appalachian Athletic Conference
From Brenau University

Brenau University is more than a place of learning. It’s a place where you can find your voice, explore your passions and meet people who you’ll cherish for the rest of your life. You’ll thrive alongside a group of open-minded students, and learn from professors in small classroom settings who truly want to help you succeed. Each day, you’ll discover new things about yourself and the world around you. And, before you know it, you’ll graduate confident and prepared to accomplish your dreams.

Brenau is home to both The Women's College and the undergraduate coeducational college and offers students the opportunity to develop leadership skills through programs designed especially for them.

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Brenau University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
92%
SAT Range
930-1160
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$21,715 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,625 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
7:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 55 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 55 responses

Majors

Let your passion and talent shine!

You have a gift for creating. Why not direct those talents toward your dream career? We’ll help you develop your creativity, grow your style and build a strong portfolio, so you can graduate prepared to succeed. Other benefits: - Receive personalized instruction + mentorship from faculty - Learn in a flexible, empowering and supportive environment that offers time for extracurricular activities

Online

Online Programs Offered
17
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
17
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    20%
  • Online
    50%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,036 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
850
Undergrads Over 25
42%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
92%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 39 responses
  • Motivated
    41%
  • Extraordinary
    21%
  • Friendly
    21%
  • Average
    13%
  • rude
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
63%
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 56 responses
Poll
53%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 73 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 42 responses
  • Rich in tradition
    33%
  • Money Hungry
    24%
  • Uniquely challenging
    21%
  • Beautiful Campus
    7%
  • Apathetic
    2%
  • Bold
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
41%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 31 responses

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