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Post University Facts & Stats

The Numbers Behind Making Education Personal!

Post University Facts at a Glance

Post University is a private four-year educational institution with a long history of serving the educational needs of learners throughout Connecticut and beyond. We specialize in providing a personalized educational experience designed to help our students succeed in their careers and their lives. Below, we present a number of facts about the school to offer insights into Post University’s size, academic strength, and ability to provide a personalized education for generations of students yet to come.

Main Campus By the Numbers*

Average class size

Student to faculty ratio

Total faculty

36% female 64% male
Student body composition

12 & 12
Men’s and women’s varsity sports
(plus 2 co-ed sports)

Student athletes

Online By the Numbers*

Average class size

Student to faculty ratio

Total faculty

71% female 29% male
Student body composition

50+ online programs
Undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and certificate programs

Online Honors Program
Opportunities to participate in academic and professional experiences

*2022-2023 Academic Year

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A Brief History

1890 - 1920s

Founded as the Matoon Shorthand School offering training in business essentials such as typing and bookkeeping

Acquired by Harry C. Post and renamed Waterbury Business College


Renamed Post College


Moved to current Main Campus location on Country Club Road in Waterbury, Connecticut

1970 - 1980s

Became four-year institution, beginning to offer baccalaureate degrees in 1980



Briefly affiliated with Teikyo University, renamed Teikyo Post University

Teikyo Post University becomes the first college in both Connecticut and New England to offer accredited, accelerated degree programs fully online


Renamed Post University

Post University offers CT’s first fully online Master of Business Administration degree


Post University names its School of Public Service after long-time Waterbury business and civic leader, John P. Burke

Business school renamed The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business


American Sentinel College of Nursing & Health Sciences at Post University is established

Notable Alumni

  • Jonét Nichelle, former New England Patriots Cheerleader and former Miss Rhode Island USA
  • Jazmin Benitez, Professional Wrestler
  • Mario Adbo Benitez, President of Paraguay
  • Selim Noujaim, former member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
  • Michael Jarjura, former Waterbury Mayor, Connecticut Attorney General
  • Major General Greg Knight, Adjutant General of Vermont
  • John Biello, Deputy Commissioner at the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services
  • Brian McKenna – Former Miami Marlins Athlete

Main Campus Facts

Post University makes its main campus home on 58 beautiful acres in in welcoming community of Waterbury, Connecticut.

On it you will find six residence halls, several lecture halls, the Leever Dining Hall & Student Center, the Drubner Fitness Center, Traurig Library, and our Student Health Center.

In the middle of it all stands a stately Camperdown Elm known as the Post Tree, added to the list of Connecticut’s Notable Trees in 2014.

Our Schools

From our tight-knit community to our award-winning degree programs, get to know everything we offer in each of our four schools.

Degrees and Programs

Post University offers several flexible undergraduate and graduate level programs, either online or on campus.

Financial Aid

Tuition and Financial Aid

Student Support and Success

  • One-on-one Advising
  • Writing Center and Tutoring Services
  • Career and Professional Development
  • Mental Health and Wellness
  • Life at Post


  • Post Eagles participate in over 20 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s athletics
  • Co-ed Cheerleading and Esports are also available
  • Member of Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC)

Maps and Directions

  • Main Campus is at 800 Country Club Road, Waterbury, CT 06723
  • Post University Downtown Waterbury is at 140 Bank Street, Waterbury, CT 06702

  • Waterbury is 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston, Massachusetts

Rankings, Accomplishments, and Recognitions

Over the years, Post University has been recognized, ranked, and listed by several trusted watchdogs for the education industry, including Top Places to Work, U.S. News & World Report, and Victory Media. We are proud to have been included in the past and will continue to work hard to earn the trust of our community, the industry, and our students in the future.

Accreditations & Licensures

Post University is proud to be licensed and accredited by multiple educational oversight entities. We are licensed by the state of Connecticut through the Office of Higher Education (CTOHE) and accredited as an institution by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). We also hold several programmatic accreditations.