Post University

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School Overview

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



Contact: Jay Murray

Director of Admissions
Main Address

800 Country Club Road

PO Box 2540

Waterbury, CT 06723-2540

(203) 596-4500

www.post.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 7,371

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,320

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

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

Education

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

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

Psychology

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.

**For more information about Post University’s graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed their programs, and other important information, please visit their website at, http://www.postdisclosures.com/.

Post University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (800) 345-2562
Website: www.post.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online: www.post.edu/
Address: 800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, CT 06723
Setting: Suburb: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 10,642
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 20%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 621 (6% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $16,610
Out-of-state Tuition: $16,610
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $13,955

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Post University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Post University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 8373
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Education 212
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 121
Health Professions and Related Programs 11
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Legal Professions and Studies 211
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Psychology 11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 112
Social Sciences 1
Grand total 177217

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Post University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $16,610
Out-of-state $16,610
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,700
Out-of-state $7,700

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 395 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 393 98% $13,955
Student loan aid 304 76% $9,140

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 6,626 76% $6,482
Federal student loans 6,386 73% $9,888

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,893 826 2,067
Percent admitted 100% 92% 98%
Percent admitted who enrolled 40% 43% 39%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Post University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 10,642
Undergraduate enrollment 9,729
Graduate enrollment 913

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Post University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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