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Brenau University
Gainesville, GA
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance $43,470
Tuition and Fees $27,152
Room and Board $12,418
 
Books and Supplies $1,300
Other Expenses $2,600
Payment Plans Credit card, installment plan, deferred payment
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline  
Award Notification On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001556
Free
State Aid Form  
PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 140 (92.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 125 (89.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 122 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 19 (15.6%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 70%
Average Award $24,035
  Need-Based Gift Received by 122 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,648
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 99 (81.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,678
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 17 (13.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 9 (5.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,829
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 922 (88.8%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 851 (92.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 841 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 91 (10.8%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 73%
Average Award $21,389
  Need-Based Gift Received by 832 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,418
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 703 (83.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,019
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 58 (6.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 116 (11.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,759
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 79%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $33,375
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid 10.0%
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid 1.0%
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans Available
Other Loans  
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas English, Home Economics, Humanities, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,852