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Brenau University
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  • 4 Year
  • GAINESVILLE, GA

Brenau University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade C+
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
45%
Undergrads in College Housing
No data available  
Average Housing Cost
No data available  
Poll
31%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 176 responses
Poll
62%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 63 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade B minus
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
No data available  
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 29 responses
  • Fried chicken and mac & cheese Wednesdays!
    28%
  • All the food I've eaten here has been great
    21%
  • I don't live on campus
    17%
  • Burgers
    14%
  • Ice Cream
    14%
  • Pizza
    3%
  • The wok station
    3%
23%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 52 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade B minus
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade C+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 39 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    41%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    36%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    21%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    3%

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Safety

Safety
grade B+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
84%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 50 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 40 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    80%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    15%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    3%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    3%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 43 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    26%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    42%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    5%
  • Not very visible.
    19%
  • We have campus police?
    9%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 82 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    6%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    30%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    51%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    12%
Men's Varsity Sports
No data available  
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Newspaper, Radio Station, Student Government
Music
Musical Theater, Music Ensembles, Opera
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 11 responses
  • None
    45%
  • Humpty dumpty song.
    36%
  • May Day Celebration
    9%
  • Participant in the February Festival.
    9%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade C minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 55 responses
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    2%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    2%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    15%
  • Parties? What parties?
    82%
Poll
What is the biggest social event of the year?
Based on 32 responses
  • Catilion
    28%
  • May day
    28%
  • We don't party
    16%
  • nothing
    13%
  • Cotillion
    6%
  • Graduation
    6%
  • Halloween
    3%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
6%
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 65 responses

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