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Brenau University

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

Brenau University Student Life

Brenau University is on a 57-acre campus in the suburban setting of Gainesville, Georgia, not far from Atlanta.

Brenau University Student Activities

Brenau University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? Brenau University has sororities but not fraternities.

Brenau University has the Student Activities Board. In fact, more students participate in the Student Activities Board than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Brenau University include Student Government Association, Black Student Association, International Student Association and Her Campus.

Brenau University students' favorite campus events are Midnight Breakfast, Convocation and Winter Weekend.

Brenau University Housing

This table offers information on housing at Brenau University.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for junior
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available No
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 20%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 544
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 250
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 80%

Brenau University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Brenau University students live off campus. In 2022, 20% of undergrads at Brenau University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 80% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Brenau University. There are 544 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,710 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 250 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Brenau University Athletics

Brenau University does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Is Brenau University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Brenau University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Brenau University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Brenau University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Additionally, Brenau University has Exterior Camera Monitoring on buildings.

Plan a Visit to Brenau University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Brenau University, take Interstate 985 to Gainesville, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Georgia you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Brenau University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Brenau University Campus Services

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