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Campus & Student Life at Brenau University

Home to about 1,710 undergraduates in 2020, Brenau is a small, private university located in Gainesville, Georgia. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Brenau offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Brenau can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Brenau Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Brenau Has a Disability Services Site

For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Brenau Disability Services.

Brenau for the Military

While not a "service academy", Brenau does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. There is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Brenau Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Brenau for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Brenau University

Brenau offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Brenau University

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Brenau University

Brenau has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,710 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,095 (64.0%). Part-time attendance was 615 (36.0%).


Brenau University is Ranked #2,816 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Brenau has a very homogeneous student body. We rank Brenau #2816 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Brenau University

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Brenau by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Brenau Diversity Guide.

Brenau University Competes in the NIAA

Brenau has a total of 81 student athletes, 0 men and 81 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$1,806,353
Total Expenses (all teams)$1,781,935

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Brenau University Athletics

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