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Brenau University Tuition & Cost

Gainesville, Georgia

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Brenau University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,720
Room and Board $12,500
Other Expenses Budget$2,880

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Brenau University on a full time basis for 2020/2021 is $48,400 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $30,000 for tuition, $12,500 room and board, $1,300 for books and supplies and $1,720 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Brenau University is $30,000, the same as Georgia residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Brenau University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Brenau University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$23,861
$30,001 to $48,000$22,658
$48,001 to $75,000$20,583
$75,001 to $110,000$20,217

The average reported annual net price for Brenau University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $21,715 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

93% of full-time undergrad Brenau University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $22,625 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 63% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $6,150 and 10% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $11,262.

Finanical Aid Brenau University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $22,625 93%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $17,094 83%
Pell Grants $5,357 57%
Other Federal Grants $1,345 46%
State and Local Grants $3,946 80%
Federal Student Loans $6,150 63%
Other Student Loans $11,262 10%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Brenau University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $55,248. The loan balance of $55,248 is a four year multiple of the $13,812 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $527 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $55,248
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $527.13
Total Interest Paid $8,007.22
Sum of All Loan Payments $63,255.22

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $48,400
2 $50,118
3 $51,897
4 $53,739

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Brenau University to be $193,600 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.5% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Brenau University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,000 $3,000 $4,000

Estimated cost for a class at Brenau University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Brenau University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Brenau University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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