Post University Overview
Post University is a private for-profit institution situated in Waterbury, Connecticut. Waterbury is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.
What Is Post University Known For?
- The master's degree is the highest award offered at Post University.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 10% of the faculty were full-time.
- On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Post University to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
Post University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Post University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Post University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Post University has earned from around the web.
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|#87||Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates||College Factual|
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Where Is Post University?
Contact details for Post University are given below.
|Address:||800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, CT 06723|
How Do I Get Into Post University?
You can apply to Post University online at: www.post.edu/
Admission Requirements for Post University
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Post University?
Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 59%, and the acceptance rate for women is 62%.
Can I Afford Post University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Post University, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $7,099 a year. That adds up to $28,396 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Post University is 19.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Post University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 913 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,293 full-time undergraduates at Post University, 35% are male and 65% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Post University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||487|
|Hispanic or Latino||168|
Connecticut students aren't the only ones who study at Post University. At this time, 47 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 40 countries are represented at Post University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, France, and Canada.
Online Learning at Post University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Post University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in Connecticut for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Post University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Post University was 4.5%. This is the #141 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Post University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Post University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Post University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Post University.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Post University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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