Brenau University

Gainesville, GA, USA
3.32 Average Rating

Brenau University is a 4-year private school in Gainesville, Georgia, where it’s called home since 1878. Brenau encompasses the coeducational Undergraduate School, home to colleges of Business, Fine Arts, Education, and Health Sciences, as well as the Women’s College. Dedicated to single-gender education and representing approximately 25 percent of the university’s enrollment, the Women’s College offers women the opportunity to develop leadership skills through programs designed especially for them, eight national sororities, and 15 NAIA sports teams. Additionally, the university hosts several buildings on the National Register of Historic Places and maintains four campuses outside of Gainesville–North Atlanta, South Atlanta, and Augusta, as well as Jacksonville, FL.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Female Only

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
60%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
80%
Out-Of-State Students
20%
38%
Submitting ACT
55%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1022
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,932
Total Number of Undergrads
1,736
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
75%
20-39 Students
22%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
37%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
49%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$21,021
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$28,650
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$28,650
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$12,418
Books and Supplies
$1300

Aid & Grants

0
100
70%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$20,389
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
97%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,916
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$20,517

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
70%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,844
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$27,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$279
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
9%
91%
Student Organizations
43
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
27%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Golden Tigers
School Colors
Black/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Atlanta
Augusta
Athens
Jacksonville
Greenville
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$40,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.32 Average Rating
Brenau offers a variety of degrees.
Brenau's staff and educators are professionals with working experience.
Brenau's instructors want their student's to achieve.
Amanda from Manchester, TN
Brenau University is a tight knit community in which students are allowed to pursue their various interest while gaining a vast amount of knowledge. On this campus, we are able to be individuals without prejudice and hatred. The Brenau staff and community fully contribute to the feeling of home due to their enthusiastic actions and behaviors.
Casey from Buford, GA