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Founded in 1878, Brenau University is a private, not-for-profit comprehensive institution of higher education that enrolls students in graduate and undergraduate studies on campuses and online. Based in Gainesville, Georgia, we include a residential Women’s College, which represents the academic and philosophical underpinnings of our liberal arts university. Brenau also provides coeducational opportunities through the doctoral level, including on-ground programs in Georgia locales Gainesville, Augusta, Norcross, Fairburn and Jacksonville, Florida.

Brenau offers doctorates in education, nursing, occupational therapy and physical therapy, a terminal M.F.A. in interior design, specialist in education, master’s, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees as well as professional certifications. The university provides outlets for artistic expression and community service for all students. Brenau possesses an extensive and distinctive permanent collection of art and presents year-round programming that includes art exhibitions, lectures, debates and literary readings, and theatrical and musical performances.

General inquiries: or +1-800-252-5119 | Admissions: or +1-800-252-5119 ext. 6100
Brenau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.