Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$31,720

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
490
75th
560
25th
440
75th
22
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

11%

male

89%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,050
Declined 89
Total Received 1,139
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Private

2,243

undergraduate students

1,352

graduate students

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School Facts

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

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,595
Established in 1878
Coeducational Coeducational

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57-acre, suburban campus in Gainesville (population: 40,359), 50 miles northeast of Atlanta. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Atlanta. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Brenau University
500 Washington Street, SE
Gainesville, GA
30501

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
50%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
600
25th
490
75th
560
25th
440
75th
22
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,050
Declined 89
Total Received 1,139

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

85%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,654

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,000
Housing & Food $12,500
Additional fees $1,720
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $45,520
Average Financial Aid - $11,654
Total with Avg. Aid $33,866

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Financial Aid Office


P: 770 534-6152
F: 770 538-4306
financialaid@brenau.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes
Track and field indoor yes
Track and field outdoor yes
Track and field x country yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Women's

crew

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Appalachian Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Acting. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Computer Science. yes
Dance, General. yes
Dance, Other. yes
Dispute Resolution. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other. yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Fashion Merchandising. yes
Fashion/Apparel Design. yes
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Gerontology. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes yes
Interior Design. yes yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes
Legal Professions and Studies, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Musical Theatre. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes
Organizational Behavior Studies. yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Project Management. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Early Childhood Education
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-medicine

3,595

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

2,243
students

Female
89%
1,993

Male
11%
250

38%

1,352
students

Female
81%
1,099

Male
19%
253

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

58%

1,303
students

Female
90%
1,171

Male
10%
132

42%

940
students

Female
87%
822

Male
13%
118

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
29%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Colombia
Greece
Sweden
The Netherlands
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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