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Brenau University Admission Requirements

Gainesville, Georgia

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Chances of getting into Brenau University

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
92%
Admission Difficulty for Brenau University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very Easy 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Brenau University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Brenau University is 92%.  It ranks #46 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Brenau University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,050 out of 1,139 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 71 percent (SAT 930/1160 ACT 17/23). Brenau University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.39. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Brenau University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 54% of students submitted SAT scores and 29% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Brenau University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
930-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT 
54%
SAT Scores for Brenau University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Brenau University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 600
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1050

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Brenau University?

Brenau University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 810. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. Brenau University ranks #20 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. 54 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Brenau University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1160 and Above Good >96%
1045 to 1160 Avg + 92%-96%
930 to 1045 Avg - 86%-92%
815 to 930 Reach 76%-86%
Less than 815 Low <76%
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Brenau University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
29%
ACT Scores for Brenau University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Brenau University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Brenau University?

Admission data indicates that Brenau University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 29 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Brenau University.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Brenau University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
23 and Above Good >96%
20 to 23 Avg + 92%-96%
17 to 20 Avg - 86%-92%
14 to 17 Reach 76%-86%
Less than 14 Low <76%
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Brenau University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
3.39
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Brenau University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Brenau University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Brenau University was 3.39 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.39 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Brenau University accepts 92% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

High School Class Rank

71.43% of Brenau University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Brenau University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 9.09%
Top 25% of class 33.77%
Top 50% of class 71%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Brenau University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 999 140 1,139
Accepted 931 119 1,050
Acceptance Rate 93% 85% 92%
Enrolled 160 15 175
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 13% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Brenau University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Brenau University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Brenau University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Brenau University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139199 IPEDS survey data for Brenau University.

FAQs

Does Brenau University prefer SAT or ACT?

54% of students submit their SAT scores to Brenau University. 29% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Brenau University?

92% of those who apply are granted admission to Brenau University. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Brenau University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1160. 54% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Brenau University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 29% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.