Post University

Waterbury, CT

Post University

Waterbury, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$15,458

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
39%
18-23
30%
6-11
29%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

1

teacher

20

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,583
Declined 1,495
Total Received 4,078
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Private

7,844

undergraduate students

696

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Post University, founded in 1890, is a private, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Waterbury, Connecticut.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 8,540
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

58-acre, suburban campus in Waterbury (population: 108,629), 40 miles from Hartford; branch campuses in Danbury, Meriden, Trumbull, and West Hartford. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Hartford. School operates transportation to malls and surrounding communities and between campus and off-campus housing.

  • Metropolitan area: Hartford
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bradley International

Post University
800 Country Club Road
Waterbury
06723

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
51%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Equine Club
  • Newman Club
  • GSA
  • Accounting Club
  • Choir

Top Events

  • Fall Weekend
  • Winter Weekend
  • Spring Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • annual and semi-annual emergency preparedness training for students and staff

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
39%
18-23
30%
6-11
29%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.68

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,583
Declined 1,495
Total Received 4,078

Admissions Factors

Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
interview
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $15,258
Room & board $11,600
Additional fees $200
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $4,250
Total $32,508

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Applied Mathematics, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Communication, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Environmental Science
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Finance, General
Human Services, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Legal Studies, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

8,540

total students

29%

in-state

71%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

7,844
students

Female
65%
5,132

Male
35%
2,712

8%

696
students

Female
64%
445

Male
36%
251

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

33%

2,617
students

Female
62%
1,609

Male
38%
1,008

67%

5,227
students

Female
68%
3,523

Male
32%
1,704

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
24%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
40%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

2,450

Transfer students enrolled

29%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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