Post University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Waterbury, CT

This school is more affordable than other private schools

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$16,610

Avg tuition

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About Post University

School Type: Private

Status: For Profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

A private, for-profit university based in Waterbury, Connecticut, Post University enrolls over 10,000 students annually. The school accepts 97% of applicants and graduates 17% of its students. Post offers learners access to more than 25 undergraduate programs and 15 graduate programs, as well as over 15 certificate tracks at various levels. Post hosts an extensive library collection, three centers of excellence, and more than 20 student organizations.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

Information not available

Retention Rate Insight

60% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

25% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

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Open admission Yes

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) --

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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14k

Students enrolled

95%

Online student enrollment

23:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

38%

Black

27%

Two or more races

16%

Unknown

9%

Hispanic

8%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

73%

Socio-economic diversity

69% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

42

Total Online Enrollment

13,094

Student Location Breakout

95% 5%

Percent of Programs Online

8% On-campus

92% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 100% online

Associate Check Bold 100% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 83% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 100% online

Master's Check Bold 100% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

89%

State Grant Aid

Information not available

Institution Grant Aid

59%

Pell Grant

69%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $6,420
State Grant Aid Information not available
Institution Grant Aid $16,878
Pell Grant Aid $4,084

Financial Outlook

$29k

Average student debt after graduation

$40k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.