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Brenau, founded in 1878, is a private, liberal arts college for women and is part of Brenau University. The 57-acre campus is located in a residential area of Gainesville.

Website: www.brenau.edu/

Private
1,756
Undergraduate
Students
(89.7%) 1,575 Women
(10.3%) 181 Men
1,061
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
64% of 1,912 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.47
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$48,400
Tuition and Fees
$31,720
Room and Board
$12,500
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Freshman Award
$24,831
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,719
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
68
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 52% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 12% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Gainesville Population
35,533
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Atlanta
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
19% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
 
Sororities
9% of women participate
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.2% Asian
30.7% Black/African-American
12.2% Hispanic/Latino
1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
48.8% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students
6.3% from 15 countries
First-Year Students Returning
55.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
57%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
77.0%
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