Brenau University

Gainesville, GA
University Website: www.brenau.edu
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Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia, USA, founded in 1878, is a private, not-for-profit, undergraduate- and graduate-level higher education institution with multiple campuses and online programs. Currently the university enrolls about 2,800 students who seek degrees ranging from two-year Associate of Arts through doctorates.

With a curriculum that blends professional preparation informed by the liberal arts, Brenau degree tracks include a special “early college” program for exceptional high school-age students. Terminal degrees include a Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design and a Doctor of Nursing Practice. The main campus of the Georgia-based institution, which includes the Brenau Women’s College, is in Gainesville with other campuses in Augusta, Kings Bay and in two metro Atlanta locations, Norcross and Fairburn.

Brenau’s 2012 ranking as one of the top 15-best higher education values in the Southeast by U.S. News & World Report marks the university’s sixth consecutive year in that position for the magazine’s America's Best Colleges guidebook. In 2012 Brenau online programs scored high in national rankings by U.S. News & World Report, including a #9 in the nation "Honor Roll" listing for graduate degree tracks in Brenau's College of Education. Brenau University also has been cited as one of the best universities in the Southeast by The Princeton Review. The Chronicle of Higher Education accorded Brenau “honor roll” status as one of the top 10 best colleges and universities to work for in its 2011-12 survey rankings and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2012 listed Brenau as one of metro Atlanta's best workplaces.

Academically, Brenau comprises four colleges: Fine Arts & Humanities, Health & Science, Business & Mass Communication, and Education. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools reaffirmed full accreditation for Brenau in 2011.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $20,864.00 avg tuition

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
(770) 534-6299

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Brenau University

Statistics:
Applied 3,824
Admitted 1,294 34%
Enrolled total 190
Full Time: 182
Part Time 8
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 460 570
SAT Math 440 540
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 69%
4-year graduation rate 32%
6-year graduation rate 51%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Brenau University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $20,864.00 $20,864.00 $20,864.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $260.00 $260.00 $260.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $695.00 $695.00 $695.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,244.00 $8,244.00 $8,244.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $260.00 $260.00 $260.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $458.00 $458.00 $458.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,366.00 $7,700.00 $3,025.00
Other Expenses $2,300.00 $3,025.00 $3,025.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $35.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $1,150.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 100%
Percent receiving grant aid 100%
Avg amount of grant aid $17,577.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 90%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,359.00

Brenau University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Fashion Merchandising X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Organizational Behavior Studies X
Organizational Leadership X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Drama and Dance Teacher Education X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation X
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities X
Elementary Education and Teaching X X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X X
Music Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, Other X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other X
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management X
Nursing Administration X
Nursing Education X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X X
Physician Assistant X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Professions and Studies, Other X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Gerontology X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
Psychology, Other X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
International Relations and Affairs X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Dance, General X
Dance, Other X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X
Fashion/Apparel Design X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Interior Design X X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology X

Scholarships for Students in Georgia

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region IV Benny Bootle Scholarship $5,000 December 01, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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