Reinhardt University

2014 Quick Stats
7300 Reinhardt University

Waleska, GA 30183-0128

Phone: (770) 720-5600
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Aug. 15
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
#60 Overall Score: 43 out of 100. Regional Colleges (South)

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Reinhardt University is a private institution. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,224, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 640 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Reinhardt University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 60. Its tuition and fees are $18,840 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

With a demanding and supportive atmosphere, Reinhardt University offers a unique combination of challenge and care. Though the Main Campus in Waleska, Ga., is nestled in scenic northwestern Georgia, it is only 45 minutes from Atlanta. Reinhardt at North Fulton Center offers adult-focused evening and weekend classes in bustling Alpharetta, Ga. As a growing liberal arts university, Reinhardt has programs in more than 40 fields of study including undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs. Since 1883, Reinhardt has educated the whole person therefore, athletics, intramurals, residential life, student organizations, religious activities, service projects, internships, study abroad programs and student work provide a rich and varied complement to academic instruction.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded N/A
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $39,476,233


When applying to Reinhardt University, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 15. The application fee at Reinhardt University is $25. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 45.7 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 45.7%
Application deadline August 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by June 15

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Academic Life

Reinhardt University has 76.9 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Reinhardt University include: Organizational Leadership; Elementary Education and Teaching; Business/Commerce, General; Sport and Fitness Administration/Management; and Mass Communication/Media Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 65 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio N/A
4-year graduation rate 18%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Organizational Leadership 20%
Elementary Education and Teaching 19%
Business/Commerce, General 12%
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 7%
Mass Communication/Media Studies 5%

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Student Life

Reinhardt University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,224, with a gender distribution of 52 percent male students and 48 percent female students. At this school, 50 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 50 percent of students live off campus. Reinhardt University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 1,318
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Reinhardt University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Reinhardt University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Reinhardt University, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Reinhardt University.

Students who have cars on campus 90%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Reinhardt University, 73.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,943.

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Tuition and fees $18,840 (2013-14)
Room and board $7,064 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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