Brenau University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: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 2,885 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
51
Fair
Brenau University will give you the option to get an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Brenau University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Occupational Therapy, Business, Nursing, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
59%
Bad
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.

The rate of student retention at Brenau University is low at 59% (below Georgia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Brenau University is low: 46%. 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
$25,900
High
Average tuition pricing is very high, $25,500 per year. The additional fees at Brenau University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $400, which comes to a total of $25,900 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
66%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 2,324 applications were submitted and 1,525 were accepted; so it is relatively easy 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-
Safe
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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