Tuition & Fees

$28,510

$28,510

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
36%
400-499
47%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
55%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
24-29
19%
18-23
46%
12-17
35%
30-36
1%
24-29
25%
18-23
68%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

10%

90%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Very Selective

35%

acceptance rate

Accepted 704
Declined + 1,271
Total Received 1,975
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Private (nonprofit)

1,653

undergraduate students

1,246

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Health Science
  3. Business
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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 2,899
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Gainesville, GA

57-acre, suburban campus in Gainesville (population: 40,000), 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
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
58%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
36%
400-499
47%
300-399
7%
200-299
0
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
55%
300-399
12%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
18%
6-11
2%
24-29
19%
18-23
46%
12-17
35%
30-36
1%
24-29
25%
18-23
68%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Very Selective

35%

acceptance rate

Accepted 704
Declined + 1,271
Total Received 1,975

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
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 $3,067,342
State $1,656,184
Institutional $6,910,070
Other external $73,000
Total $11,706,596

Non-need-based

Federal
State $335,066
Institutional $688,551
Other external $16,975
Total $1,040,592

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
Acting
Advanced Practice/Nursing
Applied Gerontology
Art Education
Biology
Business
Business Analytics
Clinical Counseling Psychology
Conflict Resolution/Legal Studies
Creative Writing
Dance
Early Childhood Education
Education
English
Entertainment Management
Entrepreneurship
Family Nurse Practitioner
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
Finance
Financial Economics
Fine Arts
General Business
General Studies
Gerontology
Health Care Management
Health Sciences
History/Political Science
Human Resource Management
Information Assurance
Insurance Management
Interior Design
International Studies
Leadership/Management
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Management
Managerial Accounting
Marketing
Mass Communications
Middle Grades Education
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Leadership/Management
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Leadership
Physical Therapy
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Project Management
Psychology
Public Accounting
Residential Planning
Secondary Education
Small Business Management
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/P-12
Sport Management
Studio Art
Theatre
Theatre Arts
Theatre Design/Technology
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Undergraduate

57%

1,653
students

Female
90%
1,480

Male
10%
173

Graduate

43%

1,246
students

Female
82%
1,021

Male
18%
225

undergraduateFull-time

62%

1,038
students

Female
92%
947

Male
8%
91

undergraduatePart-time

38%

615
students

Female
87%
533

Male
13%
82

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
33%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
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

58%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

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
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

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

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Australia
China
Saudi Arabia
Spain
The Netherlands
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ann K. Johnston
770 565-6100
ajohnston5@brenau.edu

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