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Brenau University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Gainesville, GA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$48,400
Tuition and Fees
$31,720
Room and Board
$12,500
Books and Supplies
$1,300
Other Expenses
$2,880
Payment Plans
Installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001556
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
180 (93.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
167 (92.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
163 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
29 (17.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$24,831
Need-Based Gift
Received by 163 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,680
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 109 (66.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,970
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 26 (16.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
6 (3.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,643

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
941 (85.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
874 (92.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
865 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
99 (11.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$20,404
Need-Based Gift
Received by 852 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,583
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 687 (79.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,044
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 74 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
32 (2.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,794

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
81%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,719
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
Private 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, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Business, Education, English, Home Economics, Humanities, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
593
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
142
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
39
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
167
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,019

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