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Admission Requirements top
In addition to the regular Freshman or Transfer Student admissions requirements, International Students must submit proof of English proficiency. Proficiency in the English language can be proven through submission of a minimum of one of the following:

• ACT composite score of 19
• IELTS score of 6
• SAT Verbal score of 450
• SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 500
• Test of English as a Modern Language (TOEFL) score of 527 (Paper based test)
• Test of English as a Modern Language (TOEFL) score of 197 (Computer based test)
• Test of English as a Modern Language (TOEFL) score of 71 (Internet based test).
• or a grade of “C” or better in EH 101 & EH 102 from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university.



Your Admissions Checklist top

Mail documents to:

Brenau University
Office of Admissions
500 Washington St SE
Gainesville GA 30501
United States of America

✓  Submit your online application at

✓  Complete the  International Enrollment Packet (PDF)  and email it to the Office of Admissions at . Or you may fax it to +1-770-538-4701.

✓  “Like”  Brenau Admissions on Facebook  to connect with your future classmates.

Freshman Applicants

✓  If you have completed less than a full academic year of college (45 quarter hours or 30 semester hours) you must request official transcripts from your secondary/high schools.

These transcripts must be sent directly from the school(s) in separate sealed envelopes to the Office of Admissions.

Transfer Applicants Attending a College or University Outside of the United States

✓  If you have completed 30 or more hours of college credit, you must have official transcript evaluations from all colleges and universities attended sent to the Office of Admissions.

Credential evaluations of transcripts in languages from countries other than the U.S. must be completed by a professional service and the student will bear the cost of this evaluation. Evaluations by an outside agency such as World Education Service or Education Credentials Evaluators are required to assure accuracy in determining U.S. equivalents, and the student will pay for that service. Information regarding these services may be obtained by contacting the admissions office.

Transfer Applicants Attending a United States College or University

✓  If you are attending a U.S. college or university, you must have transcripts from all previous institutions sent directly to the Office of Admissions.

✓  Print out the SEVIS Transfer Verification Form (PDF)  and have it sent directly to the Office of Admissions.



What to do once you’re accepted top
Things to do right away:

1. To verify your intention to attend Brenau, please send a cashier’s check or money order in the amount of US$350 to the Admissions Office along with your Enrollment Intention Form (provided by your Admissions Specialist). This deposit will be applied to your first semester costs.

2. Submit your Financial Verification Form (PDF) . This form must be completed for issuance of an I‐20. If you will be receiving financial assistance or a loan from a source in your home country or from Brenau University, you will be required to submit a financial statement from this source indicating the full amount to be covered. Copies of contracts with university officials must be submitted as proof of scholarship. The I‐20 will be issued only after this proof has been submitted.

3. Once you receive your acceptance packet take the official I-20 form to a U.S. Embassy or Consulate where your F-1 (student) visa will be issued.

4. Submit your Scholarship Acceptance Form (PDF)  (if you received a scholarship with your acceptance letter).

5. Submit your  Housing Application (PDF)  if you are a residential student.

6. Review the  IT Information (PDF)  and log on to your student email account. Please begin checking your student email account regularly. Email is the official method of communication with students at Brenau University.


Things to do before arriving on campus:

Mail documents to:

Brenau University
Office of Admissions
500 Washington St SE
Gainesville GA 30501
United States of America

1. Request that your  final transcript  be submitted the Office of Admissions: If we do not receive your transcript(s) by registration for your second semester you will not be allowed to register for classes at Brenau.

2. Visit the  Accounting Office  webpage to begin planning your Tuition Payment and Payment Arrangements. Tuition is due before the start of the semester you plan to attend classes. To discuss payment or payment plan options, please contact the Accounting Office at 770-534-6150 or 800-252-5119 ext. 6150.

3. Complete the  Student Health Form Packet (PDF) . These forms must be completed and submitted before you arrive on campus for check-in. If your immunization form is not on file, you will not be able to move into the residence hall or attend class.

4. Complete and submit the  Parent Information Form  (optional) .

5. Complete the  Emergency Contact Form  so that Brenau officials will know who to contact if you are involved in an emergency situation.

6. Request your  Brenau ID Card .

7. Sign-up for the  E2 Campus Alert System .

8. If you are 18 or older, and would like to give designated individuals permission to speak with Brenau University officials regarding personally identifiable information, please complete the  FERPA Release of Information Form (PDF)   (optional) .

9. Visit the Registrar’s  Calendars and Schedules  page to begin planning your schedule.

10.  Explore the Barnes & Noble/Brenau University Bookstore : The bookstore has information on how to purchase or rent textbooks, store hours, how to purchase spirit wear and much more.

11. Get excited about joining the Brenau family!


General inquiries:, (770) 534-6299 or (800) 252-5119 | Admissions:, (770) 534-6100 or (800) 252-5119 ext. 6100