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If you want to know more about Post University, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Post University Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Post University was awarded 40 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Post University as #1,699 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 19 colleges in Connecticut, Post University is ranked at #19.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Post University?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Post University is a competitive 63%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Learn more about Post University admissions.

Post University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Post University, the student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Post University is 10%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Post University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 39% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at Post University. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Post University is 15%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Post University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 9,729 undergraduates at Post University with 2,293 being full-time and 7,436 being part-time.

Post University Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 92.26 out of 100, Post University is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  92.26 out of 100
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How Much Does Post University Cost?

The overall average net price of Post University is $9,857. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Post University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,039 $7,212 $12,302 $13,649 $9,817

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Post University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Post University, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $7,099 a year. That adds up to $28,396 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Post University is 19.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Post University Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Post University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $40,900 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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See which majors at Post University make the most money.

Location of Post University

Located in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University is a private for-profit institution. Post University is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Location of Post University

Contact details for Post University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, CT 06723
Phone: 800-345-2562
Website: www.post.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PostUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/PostUniversity

Post University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 25 majors graduated from Post University. Of these students, 1,329 received undergraduate degrees and 289 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 439 $50,900
Criminal Justice & Corrections 86 $34,200
Accounting 71 $50,500
Human Services 69 $27,400
Management Information Systems 69 $50,100
General Psychology 66 $28,900
Human Development & Family Studies 62 $29,000
Finance & Financial Management 43 NA
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 36 $36,300
Health & Physical Education 27 $27,700

Learn more about the majors offered at Post University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Post University

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 9,073 students took at least one online class at Post University. This is an increase from the 7,929 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 9,073 8,802
2016-2017 7,929 7,648
2015-2016 7,110 6,871
2014-2015 6,802 6,616
2013-2014 7,685 7,529

Learn more about online learning at Post University.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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