Post University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Post University Admissions Overview:

Even with an acceptance rate of 41%, Post University is generally accessible to applicants. Students with good grades and test scores within or above the ranges listed below are likely to be admitted. To apply, students will need to submit an application, SAT or ACT scores, official high school transcripts, and a letter of recommendation. While an admissions interview is not required, it is strongly suggested for all applicants. Interested students should visit the school's website, to learn more about applying and admissions procedures. 

Admissions Data (2016):

Post University Description:

Post University in Waterbury, Connecticut, was founded in 1890 but prides itself on being modern and innovative. In fact, Post was the creator of one the country’s first online programs in 1996, and today the school has extensive online offerings. Post is a private, for-profit college that offers evening and night courses along with its traditional and online options. The college has particularly strong programs in the fields of equine management, business administration, accounting, human services, and legal studies. There are roughly 800 students on the main campus, and the student faculty ratio is 15:1 for both graduate and undergraduate students. The average class size for undergraduates is 13, with a maximum of 25. The main campus has a wide selection of student clubs and frequent on-campus activities.  On the athletic front, the Post University Eagles compete in the NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC). Popular sports include soccer, basketball, hockey, baseball, and cross country. Post is also only an hour and half away from New York City.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 7,681 (7,059 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 38% Male / 62% Female
  • 36% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $16,510
  • Books: $1,500 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,500
  • Other Expenses: $4,250
  • Total Cost: $32,760

Post University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 92%
    • Loans: 83%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $10,971
    • Loans: $8,607

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Child Studies, Criminal Justice Studies, Human Services, Legal Studies, Psychology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 38%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 26%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 33%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Hockey, Golf, Basketball, Lacrosse, Baseball
  • Women's Sports: Bowling, Hockey, Soccer, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Track, Cross Country

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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