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Brenau University

Gainesville, GA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate67%
Acceptance Rate67%

About Brenau University

Brenau University is a private, nonprofit college in the suburb of Gainesville, Georgia. Brenau University was founded in 1878. The college enrolls around 2,813 students per year, including 1,710 undergraduate students.

Brenau University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Brenau University. Around 67% of applicants get into Brenau University each year. In 2022, 871 out of 1,304 total applicants were accepted.

Brenau University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 67%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
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Brenau University is locatedin the town of Gainesville, Georgia, in the city of Atlanta.

If you are interested in seeing Brenau University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 985 to Gainesville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

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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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Wondering what life at Brenau University is like? There are approximately 2,813 students enrolled at Brenau University, including 1,710 undergraduate students and 1,103 graduate students. 64% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from GA and 6% percent of students are from other states.


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