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FAQ:  Frequently Asked Questions

We are delighted to learn of your interest in Reinhardt University and its programs.  Click on a frequently asked question (FAQ) to see the answers to commonly asked questions about Reinhardt University.

     1. How many students are enrolled at Reinhardt?

     2. What is the average class size?

     3. What is the male to female ratio?

     4. What on-campus housing options are available?

     5. What can I do for fun after class?

     6. I like sports.  What's at Reinhardt for me?

     7. What Reinhardt scholarship programs are available?   

     8. Is Reinhardt accredited?

     9. I missed all the scheduled admissions events and I'm a high school senior interested in Reinhardt.  How can I see the campus?


How many students are enrolled at Reinhardt?

 

1428 students enrolled at Reinhardt for fall 2014.  94% are undergraduates and 9% online. Approximately 56% of the undergraduate Waleska Campus student population lives in one of Reinhardt's ten residence halls.

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What is the average class size?

The average freshman class has 12 students and a professor.  The largest classroom at Reinhardt seats 40 students so you won't be assigned to large auditorium-style classes.  Our faculty/staff ratio is 1:17.

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What is the male to female ratio?

Reinhardt has more male students than females.  We're 52% male; 48% female.  For more than 20 years Reinhardt, like many liberal arts-focused schools, enrolled more women than women each year, but that changed with the addition of football in 2013.

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Where can I live on campus?

Reinhardt has ten residence halls that house 703 students.  This includes eight traditional residence halls and two apartment-style buildings.  

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What can I do for fun before or after class?

Reinhardt has more than 40 clubs and organizations, plus intercollegiate sports, service projects, intramurals, an amazing number of special programs like comedians and concerts, and annual events like dances and Halloween costume ball and trick or treating for the community...just to name a few.  You may find yourself having to pick and choose your activities because there's so much going on.

Check out our online calendar to see what's ahead for current Reinhardt students.

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I like sports.  What's at Reinhardt for me?

Almost 30% of Reinhardt students play an intercollegiate sport. Reinhardt competes in the Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (except where noted below) and play exciting and competitive athletic schedule.  You can follow Reinhardt athletics on http://www.reinhardteagles.com/ 

and on Facebook at Reinhardt University Athletics

and on Twitter at RU Eagles

Reinhardt intercollegiate sports include:

  • men's and women's basketball
  • men's and women's soccer
  • men's and women's cross country
  • men's and women's golf
  • men's and women's tennis
  • men's and women's lacrosse (compete as part of Southeastern Lacrosse Conference Southwest Division)
  • men's and women's track and field
  • men's baseball
  • men's football - (compete as a member of the Mid-South conference)
  • women's volleyball
  • women's softball

Co-ed cheerleading is also offered.

If you're interested in playing a sport, but not on the intercollegiate level, be sure to check out intramurals.

We also have lots of opportunities to stay fit including weekday fitness classes, a fitness area, and on-campus trails for biking and hiking.

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What Reinhardt scholarships are available?

Reinhardt offers many scholarships each year to new students including Academic Scholarships and Achievement Scholarships. 

Athletic, performing arts (music and theater), United Methodist, transfer, honors and Deans' scholarships are also available. 

If you have questions about scholarships, please talk with our financial aid or admissions staff; they welcome your questions.

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Is Reinhardt accredited?

Reinhardt University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate and masters degrees.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about accreditation of Reinhardt University.

The School of Performing Arts is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Reinhardt University's Price School of Education is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission to offer programs of certification in early childhood education, middle grades education, secondary biology education, secondary English/language arts education, secondary mathematics education and music education.

The University Senate of the United Methodist Church has approved Reinhardt as a United Methodist-affiliated institution.

Updated Oct. 3, 2014

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 I missed all the scheduled admissions events, and I'm a high school senior interested in Reinhardt.  How can I see the campus?

  
We run campus tours all year round - every weekday - Monday through Friday - at 11 a.m. or 3 p.m.  These tours are great opportunities for you and your parents to see the campus and get all your questions answered!  Please call the admissions office or make an online reservation, if possible.

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