Brenau University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Brenau University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,780 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1878 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Gainesville, Georgia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
48
Brenau University will give you the option to get an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Brenau University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 48 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Nursing, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
The rate of student retention at Brenau University is relatively low at 67% (close to Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Brenau University is below average: 51%. Approximately 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Brenau University is good -- 11:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,300
Average tuition pricing is high, $22,000 per year. The additional fees at Brenau University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $300, which comes to a total of $22,300 per year.

Read the details about Brenau University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
30%
As reported in recent data, 4,580 applications were submitted and 1,363 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

Brenau University might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Brenau University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Brenau University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Brenau University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Brenau University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 600 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime data, Brenau University appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Brenau University Location and Maps



Post Address: Brenau University, 500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville, Georgia 30501-3668, USA
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