Post University

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Post University is a for-profit university based in Waterbury, Connecticut. It was founded as Post College in 1890 and changed its name to Post University in May of 1990 to reflect its new status as a university. In addition to its main campus in Waterbury, Post has satellite learning centers in Danbury, Norwalk, and Meriden. The university offers campus-based day and evening courses as well as an extensive online degree program selection. Post University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in fields of study including business, finance, education, legal studies, and human services.

General Information

Admission Office

800 Country Club Road

PO Box 2540

Waterbury, CT 06723-2540

(203) 596-4520

(800) 345-2562

Fax: (203) 756-5810

[email protected]

Contact: Jay Murray

Director of Admissions
Main Address

800 Country Club Road

PO Box 2540

Waterbury, CT 06723-2540

(203) 596-4500

Total undergrads: 7,371

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,320


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 83%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Graphic Design A,B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Environmental Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting/Business Management B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Hotel/Motel Management B
Restaurant/Food Services Management B
Small Business Administration B
Travel/Tourism Management B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Organizational Communication B
Public Relations B
Radio/Television B

Communications Technologies

Graphic Communications A,B


Early Childhood Education A,B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Physical Education A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,B
Child Care Service A
Human Development/Family Studies B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Premedicine B
Prenursing A


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General A,B
Prelaw A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B,C
Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences B
Global Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Physical Sciences

Life Science A
Physical Sciences – General A


Community Psychology B
Developmental/Child Psychology B
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B
Emergency Management/Homeland Security B
Juvenile Corrections B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Development Economics B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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