Post University Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Post University

Post University in Waterbury, Connecticut, is a private, for-profit institution. The institution has a large selection of undergraduate and graduate degree programs for students to choose from. Students are backed by a robust 20 to 1 student/faculty ratio, and professors take a personalized approach to the teaching and learning process. Outside of the classroom, students will find plenty of opportunities to engage with the campus community via many clubs and organizations. The Post University Eagles play in the NCAA Division II Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC).


  • Total Enrollment: 9,845 (9,049 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 31% Male/69% Female
  • 28% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $17,810
  • Books: $1,200
  • Room and Board: $11,600
  • Other Expenses: $4,250
  • Total Cost: $34,860

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 76%
  • Mean Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,014
    • Loans: $10,637

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration and Management, General; Criminal Justice/Safety Studies; Public Administration and Social Service Professions; Accounting; and Psychology, General

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 59%
  • Transfer-Out Rate: 2%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 17%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 20%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Hockey, Golf, Basketball, Lacrosse, Baseball
  • Women’s Sports: Bowling, Hockey, Soccer, Lacrosse, Volleyball, Track, Cross Country

Overview of Post University Admissions

Even with an acceptance rate of 53%, Post University is generally accessible to applicants. Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being admitted. Applicants should complete an online application and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside of the mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the application process’s next steps.

Admissions Data             

  • Post University Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Test Scores — 25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 430/560
    • SAT Math: 420/540
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Cumulative: 17/21
    • ACT English: -/-
    • ACT Math: -/-

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Post University, it should be easy to gain admissions to the schools below. If Post University is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

Alabama State University, College of St. Elizabeth, Albertus Magnus College, Bloomfield College, Texas Southern University, California State University Dominguez Hills, Pine Manor College

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Post University, you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

California State University Fresno, California State University Stanislaus, California State University San Bernardino, California State University Bakersfield, California State University East Bay, Kean University, California State University Los Angeles

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Post University. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, you’ll be a competitive candidate.

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Texas State University, Georgia State University, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Liberty University, University of Texas at El Paso, California State University Northridge

Applying to Post University

Application Deadline: Rolling

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