Brenau University

Address:
500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
Phone:
770-534-6299
Website:
http://www.brenau.edu
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About Brenau University

Brenau University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 50% of undergrads are enrolled full time, and between 25% and 49% of students reside on campus. This institution awards at least 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are enrolled as full-time students. This institution has a high transfer rate, with at least 20% of its undergrad students entering as transfers. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate1,887
 Graduate873
 Total2,760
GenderFemale91%
 Male9%
Student Age% Under 2534%
 % 25 and Over66%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time57%
 % Part-time43%
Race/Ethnicity% White50.4%
 % Black23.4%
 % Asian1.8%
 % Latino3.3%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown17.6%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal2,385
 % Admitted22%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled38%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT78%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT35%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800540 / 800
 SAT Math420 / 800540 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3622 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$20,130
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,130
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid98%
 % Undergraduates with Loans82%
 % Undergraduates with Grants97%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,065
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,250
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Gainesville Area

Median Age28
Median Household Income$38,205
Total Population33,511
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.5% 51.5%
 Age 0-956.4%43.6%
 Age 10-1754.8%45.2%
 Age 18-2440.4%59.6%
 Age 25-2948.8%51.2%
 Age 30-3951.5%48.5%
 40+44.5%55.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White70.8%
 % Black14.4%
 % Asian3.8%
 % Latino45.8%
 % Native American0.8%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,065
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$658
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50035.8%23.3%6.8%
 $500 to $74926.3%49.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99931.6%25.5%58.0%
 Over $10006.3%2.2%11.1%
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