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Brenau University

Gainesville, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate87%

About Brenau University

Brenau University is a private, nonprofit university in the suburb of Gainesville, Georgia. Brenau University was founded in 1878. The university currently enrolls around 2,704 students a year, including 1,367 undergraduate students.

Brenau University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Brenau University. Around 87% of applicants get into Brenau University each year. In 2022, 2,020 out of 2,334 total applicants were accepted.

Brenau University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 87%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests

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Brenau University is located in the town of Gainesville, Georgia, near Atlanta.

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College Info

500 Washington Street SE Gainesville, GA 30501

Campus Setting: Suburban

Brenau University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Brenau University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Brenau University is Continuous processing.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Brenau University is like? There are approximately 2,704 students enrolled at Brenau University, including 1,367 undergraduate students and 1,337 graduate students. 62% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from GA and 5% percent of students are from other states.


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