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About Post University

Post University is a private, nonprofit school in an suburban setting in Waterbury, Connecticut. Post University was founded in 1890 and now enrolls around 13,844 students a year, including 12,848 undergrads.

Post University offers housing for up to 426 students. The majority of students live on-campus but it is not required for first-year students.About 75% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

For each full-time student, Post University spends about $1,972. There are 20 Post University undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Post University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Tuition $15,310

2022 Post University Regular Decision Application Deadline

Post University Early Admission

Post University does not offer early decision or early action.

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Post University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Post University. The acceptance rate at Post University is 0%.

Post University Waitlist

Post University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Post University?

Post University is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Post University, applicants must submit the following items.

Post University Application Requirements

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Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

Post University Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Post University.

Is Post University Test Optional?

Post University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Dorms at Post University

Yes! Post University provides on-campus housing for up to 426 students.

Post University students are active in the school's Equine Club, Newman Club and GSA. Fall Weekend, Winter Weekend, and and Spring Weekend are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Post University.

Financial Aid at Post University

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Post University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Post University

About 60% of students who start at Post University return for their second year of college. Out of the 168 students who started at Post University as first-time freshman, 33 graduate within four years.

Post University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 27%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $20,246 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Post University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Post University a good school for you?

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Where is Post University?

Post University is located in the suburban setting of Waterbury, Connecticut, less than an hour from Hartford.

If you want to see Post University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 84 to Waterbury, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bradley International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Post University and Waterbury are like without leaving home.

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College Info

800 Country Club Road Waterbury, CT 06723-2540

Campus Setting: Suburban

Post University Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

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

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Wondering what life at Post University is like? There are approximately 13,844 students enrolled at Post University, including 12,848 undergraduate students and 996 graduate students. 28% percent of students attend school full-time, 17% percent are from CT and 83% percent of students are from other states.


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