1,736
Students
Financial aid thermometer
19,551
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
66
66%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Brenau University is a Comprehensive institution located in Gainesville, GA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Admissions
500 Washington Street, SE
Gainesville, GA  30501
United States
Contact Ray Lian
Email: rlian@brenau.edu
Phone: 770-534-6171
Fax: 770-538-4701

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,975
Applied
1,306
Accepted
1,736
Enrolled
66%
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Female Admissions

1,792
Females Applied
1,213
Females Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

183
Males Applied
93
Males Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

28,650
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Fees

400
Full-time student fees
12,418
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

19,551
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,066
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,010
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,136
Avg. Loan Aid
11,907
Avg. Grant Aid
14,503
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
57%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,736
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.35%
Black or African American 32.03%
White or Caucasian 46.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.23%
Asian 1.96%
Two or more races 3.05%
Other 4.26%

Gender

Male (9.27%)
Female (90.73%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 27%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
May Day, Convocation and Winter Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association/Student Activities Board and International Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No No No
Cheerleading No No No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Golf No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Checkmark Checkmark
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Faculty

284
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 127
Part-time - 157
Male - 83
Female - 201