Brenau University Graduate Schools

Brenau University (referred to as Brenau) is a Private, 4 years school located in Gainesville, GA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Brenau University is $13,940 in average. The school has 1,103 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,813 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Brenau University (referred to as Brenau) is a Private, 4 years school located in Gainesville, GA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1947 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Brenau Directory Information
School NameBrenau University (Brenau)
Address500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
Phone770-534-6299
Webhttps://www.brenau.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.brenau.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.brenau.edu/admissions/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Brenau University is $13,940 in average. The school has 1,103 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,813 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 91 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 56 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$13,940
Student Population1,103
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs91 graduate programs
(56 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Brenau University is $13,940 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $755.
Brenau University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Brenau University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)56 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Brenau University is $13,940. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.71% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$12,330$400
2018-2019$12,510$400
2019-2020$12,834$420
2020-2021$13,356$350
2021-2022$13,590$350
The graduate school tuition & fees of Brenau is average compared to private graduate schools in Georgia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $19,068 (public) / $15,843 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Brenau University$13,940
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,525$17,067
Public$7,366$19,068
Private$15,843
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,480 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Brenau University. On-campus living costs are decreased by -1.82% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,130. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.90% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,418$2,650$9,888$4,550
2018-2019$12,418$2,750$10,085$4,600
2019-2020$12,500$2,750$10,218$4,100
2020-2021$12,500$2,880$10,608$4,240
2021-2022$12,200$2,900$10,850$4,280
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $755 at Brenau University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.75% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$685
2018-2019$695
2019-2020$713
2020-2021$742
2021-2022$755

Graduate Programs at Brenau

Brenau University offers 50 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 359 students have completed their study at Brenau University.
Offered Degrees at Brenau University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree2921285
Doctor's degree - professional practice433
Doctor's degree - other2043
Post Master's Degree151328
Total5037359
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Brenau University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching program with 7 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Occupational Therapy/Therapist program with 87 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 38 completers.
Brenau University offers 50 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 359 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 285 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 43 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 3 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 28 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 8 completers-
Communication8-
Organizational Communication0-
Education [+] (5 completers) 19 completers-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism6-
Special Education and Teaching (other)0-
Elementary Education and Teaching12-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching1-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 20 completers-
Gerontology20-
Dispute Resolution0-
Psychology [+] 25 completers-
Psychology5-
Clinical Psychology20-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Interior Design2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 81 completers-
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management13-
Physician Assistant0-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist55-
Nursing Administration1-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing12-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)0-
Business [+] 130 completers-
Business Administration and Management48$58,400
Project Management7-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)1-
Accounting13-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies1-
Finance2-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration13$56,200
Organizational Behavior Studies34-
Management Information Systems1-
Marketing/Marketing Management6-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)4-
Total285
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist5-
Physical Therapy/Therapist38-
Total43
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 2 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Nursing Practice1-
Total3
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Organizational Communication0-
Education [+] (2 completers) 11 completers-
Elementary Education and Teaching4-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Dispute Resolution0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management5-
Nursing Practice5-
Business [+] 7 completers-
Business Administration and Management1-
Project Management2-
Accounting0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0-
Finance0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration3-
Management Information Systems0-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)1-
Total28

Graduate Student Population at Brenau

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,103 students enrolled into Brenau University graduate schools where it has total 2,813 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 592 full-time and 511 part-time graduate students. By gender, 187 male and 916 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,103187916
Full-time592107485
Part-tme51180431
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 561 White (50.86%), 387 Black/African American (35.09%), 57 Hispanic (5.17%), 32 Asian (2.90%), and 66 students with other races. 5 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,103187916
American Indian/Native American624
Asian32923
Black/African American38751336
Hispanic571146
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White561103458
Two More23221
Un-Known29623
Non-resident Alien523
Brenau University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 599 graduate students (54.31% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 17 graduate students (1.54% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,103
Enrolled Online Exclusively599
Enrolled Some Online Courses17
Not in Online Courses487
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Brenau University. 245 students are aged 20 to 24 (22.21% of total students), 74 students are aged above 50 (6.71%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Brenau University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,103187916
Age 20-21101
Age 22-2424439205
Age 25-2931362251
Age 30-3415432122
Age 35-3912718109
Age 40-4919031159
Age 50-6471566
Over 64303

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