Post University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Post University is a medium four-year, private for-profit school with 7,430 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1890 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
31
Fair
Several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are offered at Post University.

Post University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 31 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Accounting and Finance, Criminal Justice, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
38%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when 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 plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Post University student retention rate is very low at 38% (way below Connecticut average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Post University is low - 35%.

Student to faculty ratio at Post University is reasonably decent - 19:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,500
High
Average tuition charges are fairly high, around $15,300 per academic year. The additional fees at Post University beyond tuition are about $1,200; which comes to $16,500 per year.

Read the details about Post 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
81%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 2,401 applications were submitted and 1,948 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

Post University might accept your 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 Post University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,500
Medium
Post University offers 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 Post 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.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Post University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $5,500 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Post University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Post University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Post University Location and Maps



Post Address: Post University, 800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, Connecticut 06723, USA
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