Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$31,720

not including room and board

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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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Location

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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Application link Apply online
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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
50%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Room & board $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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Women's

crew

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Appalachian Athletic Conference

Majors

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

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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