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Brenau University Demographics & Diversity

Gainesville, Georgia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Brenau University are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 49% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Brenau University students
Race Percent of Students
White 51%
Black 32%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

Brenau University is a women's college. There are more female students than male students enrolled at Brenau University with a gender ratio of 87% women to 13% men.  Though it is a women's college, 12.7% of the student body is male. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Brenau University has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Brenau University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 13%
Women 87%
Enrollment by gender for Brenau University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 324
Women 2,227

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Brenau University serves a very low number of students outside of Georgia, with 86 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Brenau University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 86%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,048 per year

57% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 52.3%
Part time Undergrads 36.7%

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