Tuition & Fees

$27,152

$27,152

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
14%
500-599
34%
400-499
47%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
35%
400-499
48%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
66%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

10%

90%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,525
Declined + 799
Total Received 2,324
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Private (nonprofit)

1,572

undergraduate students

1,311

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Occupational Therapy
  2. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 5066
ACT 0800

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School Facts

Brenau, founded in 1878, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 57-acre campus is located in a residential area of Gainesville.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,883
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Gainesville, GA

57-acre, suburban campus in Gainesville (population: 35,533), 50 miles northeast of Atlanta. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Atlanta. Public transportation serves campus.

Brenau University
500 Washington Street, SE
Gainesville, GA 30501

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
14%
500-599
34%
400-499
47%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
35%
400-499
48%
300-399
8%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
18%
18-23
66%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,525
Declined + 799
Total Received 2,324

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

C. Ray Tatum
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 770 534-6100
F: 770 538-4701
admissions@brenau.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,105,522
State $1,529,150
Institutional $6,111,515
Other external $97,326
Total $10,843,513

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $359,902
Institutional $1,308,117
Other external $17,195
Total $1,685,214

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Southern States Athletic Conference
Mascot
Golden Tigers
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advanced Practice/Nursing
Applied Gerontology
Art Education
Arts Management
Biology
Business
Clinical Counseling Psychology
Conflict Resolution/Legal Studies
Dance
Dance Education
Dance Studies
Early Childhood Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Family Nurse Practitioner
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
Finance
General Business
General Studies
Health Care Management
Health Sciences
History/Political Science
Human Resource Management
Insurance Management
Interior Design
Leadership/Management
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mass Communications
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Leadership/Management
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Leadership
Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Project Management
Psychology
Secondary Education
Special Education
Special Education/P-12
Studio Art
Theatre
Theatre Arts
Theatre Design/Technology
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Undergraduate

55%

1,572
students

Female
90%
1,410

Male
10%
162

Graduate

45%

1,311
students

Female
83%
1,094

Male
17%
217

undergraduateFull-time

62%

986
students

Female
92%
901

Male
8%
85

undergraduatePart-time

38%

586
students

Female
87%
509

Male
13%
77

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
32%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
50%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Afghanistan
Australia
China
England
Spain
The Netherlands
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Annie K. Johnston
Director of Freshman Admissions
770 531-3178
ajohnston5@brenau.edu

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