Ƶ is more than just a place of learning. As a Golden Tiger, you will flourish in small classes where we embrace differences and every perspective matters. You will learn new things about yourself and the world around you, explore your passions and grow in an uplifting community. Before you leave Ƶ, you will find your voice and let it roar.

With 38 different undergraduate degrees and over 140 years of inspiring and educating students, Ƶ will prepare you to pursue a fulfilling career wherever your interests and talents take you. From here, you can. 

Talk to your admissions counselor today

Our admissions team loves to help, so contact your counselor if you need any assistance with the admissions process.

770-534-6100 or 800-252-5119 ext. 6100

Admissions Checklist

  •  Submit your online application for admission at or
    • Ƶ uses a rolling application deadline, so you can apply at any time for most programs
  • Request that official transcripts from your high school to be sent directly to the Office of Admissions

Mail Documents to:

Office of Admissions
500 Washington St SE
Gainesville, GA 30501

Or Submit documents via encrypted delivery service (Parchment, Escript, etc.) to:


  • Come see us! Schedule a campus visit and plan to attend at least one of our admissions events. We offer several events throughout the year.
  • Apply for Financial Aid when you apply for admission.
    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Ƶ’s FAFSA code is 001556
    • If you’re an eligible Georgia student, apply for the Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant and the HOPE Scholarship at gafutures.org
    • Visit our Financial Aid page and Net Price Calculator to see what types of aid may be available to you

Admissions Deadlines

We have a rolling admissions policy, which means you can apply at any time for most programs. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at 770-534-6100 or admissions@brenau.edu.

Freshman applicant admission requirements

  • Successful completion of high school curriculum at a regionally accredited school
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in core classes (math, science, social studies, foreign language, literature) — not cumulative

At Ƶ we do not require SAT or ACT scores to make an admissions decision.

All home schooled applicants will be asked to complete an interview.

Undergraduate admission on probationary status

Undergraduate applicants (freshmen or transfers) that have been reviewed, but do not meet minimum admission requirements to the university, may be admitted on a probationary status.

Those on probationary status must earn a minimum 2.0 GPA in their first 12 semester hours at Ƶ to be removed from probationary status.

Ƶ Book Bundle

If you are an undergraduate student, you’ll receive your books through Ƶ Book Bundle — a rental program designed to help save you time and money, and ensure you have your course materials on or before the first day of classes. After you register, the bundles all the books you need for your classes.

Campus Bookstore

Ƶ offers both an  and an on ground bookstore on the Gainesville campus. Textbook rentals are also available. To find the books needed for your classes, visit our online bookstore. Make sure to have your course list handy when viewing our selection. Click on the “Textbook” tab on the bookstore page to search for the books you need.

students smiling during class day ceremony
I’m tremendously grateful for the support I’ve received from my fellow students and from faculty here at Ƶ.
Martis Ferguson
Ƶ was very welcoming. I never had any issues in school, when I needed help. Ƶ has a very good reputation in the community.
Sydney Hencil
Within the mass communication program, I was learning how to be on the radio in my first year. Not many people can say that. To me, that was amazing.

I’ve been accepted, what’s next?

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You will care for people when they need you the most

Learn more about your next steps

Contact your admissions counselor for more detailed information on your next steps.