Brenau University

Gainesville, GA 30501

Brenau University is one of the 35 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Georgia. Its campus is small in size and located in Gainesville. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 310 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 202 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 65%).

Every year 49% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Brenau University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $28,110, and fees were $400. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $28,110 and $400 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 7 71
Master's degree 0 1
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 85.1%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1947 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
09/01/1998 - 12/31/2010
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
04/01/1985 - 06/30/2006
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/08/2006 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/16/2011 - Current

Admission

66%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT880 to 1100
ACT17 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$937/credit
In State Students$937/credit
Out of State Students$937/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$685/credit
In State Students$685/credit
Out of State Students$685/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $42,165 $42,165 $42,165
ADN 70 $65,590 $65,590 $65,590
BSN 125 $117,125 $117,125 $117,125
FNP 50 $34,250 $34,250 $34,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Brenau University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 53% $4,255
Other Federal Grant 34% $1,071
State Grant & Scholarships 84% $3,149
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 90% $16,193
Federal Student Loans 68% $5,839
Private Loans 11% $8,101

$21,021

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$14,344
$30,001 to $48,000$22,696
$48,001 to $75,000$21,820
$75,001 to $110,000$19,486
Over $110,000$19,479

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Student Population

1,736

Undergrads

1,196

Graduates

2,555

Women

377

Men

53%

Full-time

47%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
47%
Black/African American
33%
Hispanic
7%
Race/ethnicity unknown
4%
Non-resident alien
3%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.

Brenau University
500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501
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