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Quick Facts about Reinhardt

Reinhardt University is a private comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts. Take a quick look at Reinhardt through lists, facts and statistics.

Accreditation and Approvals  Enrollment & Academic Focus Student Aid  
Budget Graduates and Alumni  Student Life
Degree Programs Schedule Support
Economic Impact Sites Tuition, Room & Board  
Endowment Special Programs     

Degree Programs

Reinhardt offers 43 programs of study, with a total of 67 concentrations or program option from which to choose: (For more on academics)

Graduate degrees - for more on graduate degrees >

Baccalaureate or bachelor's degrees (four-year) - for more on Reinhardt majors>

  • art (studio)
  • biology (general; pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-pharmacy; pre-veterinary; pre-physical therapy; pre-field biology)
  • business administration (accounting, general business, management, marketing)
  • communication (communication arts, digital film/video, graphic communication, media writing)
  • criminal justice - sociology
  • cultural diversity - sociology
  • digital art and graphic design
  • education (early childhood)
  • education (middle grades)
  • education (secondary biology)
  • education (secondary English/language arts)
  • education (secondary mathematics)
  • English (literature, creative writing)
  • global communication
  • history (American; European/Western; general; world/global)
  • interdisciplinary studies (American studies; comprehensive; humanities; international studies)  
  • mathematics (quantitative sciences)
  • music -performance
  • music - sacred music 
  • music education
  • musical theatre
  • political science
  • psychology
  • public relations and advertising
  • religion (Christian vocation - music; Christian vocation - religious education; religious studies)
  • social services - sociology
  • sport studies (sport administration, sport media)
  • theater
  • world languages and cultures (Spanish)

Degree completion programs (offered to adult students attending extended sites) - for more on Reinhardt majors>

  • criminal justice (online)
  • general business studies
  • healthcare administration (online)
  • organizational management and leadership
  • organizational management and leadership with a concentration in public safety leadership
  • WAIT - Working Adults into Teaching - early childhood education program

Associate degrees (two-year) - for more on Reinhardt majors>

  • criminal justice
  • pre-nursing.


Full session courses last 16 weeks, while Session I or Session II courses generally last eight weeks. See class schedules.


The 525-acre Main Campus is at 7300 Reinhardt Circle, Waleska, Ga. 30183-2981, about 45 minutes northwest of Atlanta, Ga., and is easily accessible from I-75, I-575 and Ga. 515.  directions>

The North Fulton Center of Reinhardt University is at 4100 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, Ga. 30005-4442, in northern Fulton County, easily accessible from Ga. 400.  directions>

Selected programs are being offered in Cartersville and Canton, Ga. For more information, contact Ray Schumacher at 770-720-9191 or

Accreditation and Approvals

Accreditation & approval statement >

Student Statistics

Enrollment as of fall 2014 was 1428 students; 94% undergraduate, 9% online, 89% full-time; 48% female, 52% male. Student/faculty ratio is 17:1. Average class size is 12 students (fall 2014).

Student Life

Reinhardt fields 19 intercollegiate sports: men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, cross country, golf, lacrosse, tennis, and track and field; men's baseball and football; and women’s volleyball and softball. Co-ed cheerleading is a club sport. All offer scholarships. For more information on intercollegiate athletics.

The student activities council plans dances, service projects, coffee houses and movie nights.

Activities include: an outdoors program, intramurals and student government; groups focusing on service, leadership, the arts, spiritual growth, music, and entertainment; academic disciplines and honor societies, as well as an online newspaper and a TV station.

Ten residence halls, with a variety of room configurations, are available. Approximately 56% of the undergraduate Waleska Campus student population lives in residence halls (fall 2014).

Special Programs

The Honors Program offers in-depth and challenging courses for students who excel academically. For more information, contact Dr. Donna Coffey at 770-720-5582 or

The Academic Support Office, ASO, conducts a very successful program for students with specific learning disabilities. For more information, contact the Office of Academic Support, 770-720-5567 or

Graduates & Alumni

In 2013-2014, Reinhardt awarded 225 degrees. The University has more than 10,000 living alumni. For more information on alumni services or activities, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Alumni Giving.


Reinhardt is supported by alumni, friends, parents, foundations, corporations, and organizations, as well as the North Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church, individual churches and Sunday school classes.


Total operating budget for 2014-2015 is $25.2 million.


The endowment is $43 million (9/30/14). These funds are used for purposes that are consistent with donor wishes. They support student scholarships, faculty research and the expansion and maintenance of campus facilities.

Student Aid

Reinhardt University awards merit, leadership, athletic, United Methodist, and academic division aid, scholarships and grants to eligible students.

Students who are legal residents of Georgia may be eligible to receive the Georgia Tuition Equalization Grant  and/or the Zell Miller Scholarship or HOPE Scholarship. Cherokee County residents may qualify for the Cherokee County Grant, as well.

Many sources of financial aid, including grants, loans, student-work and scholarships, assist students and their families with the costs associated with attending college.

Students receive grants, loans, work study and scholarships. For fall 2014, 95% of undergraduate students received some type of financial aid. Reinhardt awarded $7.6 million in institutional aid for the 2014-15 year; the average institutional award to a main campus student was $7913.

For more information on Financial Aid, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at 770-720-5667 or 5603 or

Tuition, Room & Board