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Post University

Waterbury, CT

At A Glance

Main Address

800 Country Club Rd

Waterbury, CT 06708-3240

www.post.edu

Admission Office

800 Country Club Road

PO Box 2540

Waterbury, CT 06723-2540

(203) 596-4520

Fax : (203) 841-1163

admissions@post.edu

Contact : Jeanna Sinn

Vice President of Admissions

Type of School

Medium

For-Profit

university

college of business

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 3698

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 9,744

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,122

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 39.0%

Average financial aid package : $9,814.00

In-State Tuition : $17,810.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $17,810.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 2 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : May 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 15

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : May 1

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 27 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 52.0%

Accreditation and Associations

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 61.0%
Security and Protective Services : 12.0%
Public Administration and Social Services : 7.0%
Family and Consumer Sciences : 6.0%

Associates
Business/Marketing : 53.0%
Security and Protective Services : 21.0%
Law : 15.0%
Family and Consumer Sciences : 12.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Equestrian/Equine Studies B C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A B C M
Business Administration and Management, General A B
Business/Commerce, General M
Finance, General B C
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General C
International Business/Trade/Commerce B
Management Information Systems, General B C
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A B

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Communication, General B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General B

Education
Education, General M

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management A
Child Development B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal C
Legal Studies A B

Mathematics & Statistics
Applied Mathematics B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Human Services, General B M
Public Administration M

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies A B
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management B

Social Sciences
Sociology B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Independent Study

Internships

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Weekend College

Distance Learning

Computer Services

200 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Computer repair service available on campus

Wireless network available

Where Graduates Go

Within one year of receiving their bachelor’s degree:

Business : 10.0%

Other : 10.0%

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Geographic Location : 32 miles from Hartford, 80 miles from New York City.

Small City

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 9,744

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 1,122

Degree-seeking undergrads : 9,626

Graduate enrollment : 890

Student General Information

All students average age : 33

Full time students average age : 30

In state students : 22.0%

Out of state students : 78.0%

Part Time students : 76.0%

Percentage of males : 29.0%

Percentage of females : 71.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 8.0%

Black African American : 25.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 10.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 18.0%

White : 36.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

0.0% Men who Join Fraternities

0.0% Women who Join Sororities

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 1.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 1.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Married Students

Apartments For Single Students

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit due : May 1

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Eagles

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Scholarship

Intercollegiate

Intramural

NCAA Division II

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Minority students services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Women's services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Tutoring

Study skills assistance

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Bowling

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division II

Cheerleading

Men's Club

Women's Club

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Football

Men's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Ice Hockey

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division II

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Track and Field

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Track: Outdoor

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division II

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 2,893

Admitted : 2,793

Enrolled : 1,163

Less selective 97.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Character/Personal Qualities

Extracurricular Activities

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Recommendations

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni Relation

Application Essay

Geographical Residence

Standardized Test Scores

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required for some: SAT or ACT

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Statement describing home school structure and mission

Transcript/record of courses and grades

State high school equivalency certificate

Interview

Letter of recommendation from person other than parent

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Official high school transcript, including current senior year courses if still in progress. A final official transcript, with date of graduation, will be necessary in order to begin classes. At least one academic letter of recommendation is required. SAT or ACT preferred but not required, unless you fall into one of the following categories: home schooled students, Honors Program candidates, and student athletes planning to participation in NCAA Division II athletic program.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : No

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: The University recognizes advanced standing for superior secondary school performance as indicated by scores of 5, 4, or 3 on the Advanced Placement (AP) examinations. The Advising Office makes decisions regarding the acceptance of AP examinations for advanced standing credit. A maximum of 15 credits may be earned through AP examinations.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

2

0

Foreign Language

0

2

Social Studies

1

0

English

4

0

Math

3

0

Science

3

0

Science Lab

1

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

6

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

6

College Algebra

50

3

English Literature

50

6

Financial Accounting

50

3

French I

50

6

French II

99

6

German I

50

6

German II

99

6

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

99

6

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 96.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 88.0%

% Judged to have need : 93.0%

% that were offered aid : 93.0%

% that had need fully met : 7.0%

% of need met : 39.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $9,814.00

Avg non need-based aid : $18,860.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $6,379.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,686.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 15

Respond By Date : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Michael Greer

Financial aid office phone : (203) 596-4571

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $570.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Scholarship Opportunities

Post University annually awards two full-tuition scholarships to outstanding incoming students pursuing a degree at the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business. The University also offers a full tuition scholarship to one outstanding student from Naugatuck Valley Community College. Eligibility criteria are available on the University website. Academic merit scholarships available based on GPA and test scores; renewable contingent upon maintaining specific GPA.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Athletics

Leadership

Minority Status

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$17,810.00

$17,810.00

$17,810.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$17,810.00

$17,810.00

$17,810.00

Room and board:

$11,600.00

$11,600.00

$3,000.00

Books and supplies:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Transportation expenses:

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$32,810.00

$32,810.00

$24,210.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$32,810.00

$32,810.00

$24,210.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Bowling

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Golf

Available

Available

Lacrosse

Available

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Tennis

Available

Available

Track and Field

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 30

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 75

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Interview

Statement of good standing from Prior Institution(s)

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

Essay or Personal Statement

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 4,378

Transfers admitted percentage: 76.0%

Transfers admitted: 3,345

Transfers enrolled percentage: 66.0%

Transfers enrolled: 2,905

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 80.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 20.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

Flexible transfer credit policy. Academic standing at previous institution reviewed in conjunction with high school record. High school transcript required.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $17,810.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $11,600.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $11,600.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $570.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Foreign Student Financial Aid Application

Tests for International Students

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 46

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser

Special International Student Orientation Program

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students