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Tuition

$26,935

$26,935

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 798
Declined + 462
Total Received 1,260
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1  :  13

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Media Communications
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Psychology
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School Facts

Asbury University, founded in 1890, is a private Christian liberal arts college based in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition promoting academic excellence and spiritual vitality. Its 700-acre campus is located in Kentucky bluegrass country, 15 miles south of Lexington.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,765
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Nondenominational Christian
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 1019
ACT 1486

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

1,529

undergraduate students

236

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
25%
500-599
41%
400-499
22%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
43%
400-499
23%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
33%
18-23
37%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
46%
18-23
37%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
44%
18-23
42%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Wilmore, KY

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Wilmore, KY

700-acres including 65-acre main campus in Wilmore (population: 3,711), 15 miles south of Lexington, KY. Major airport and bus station serve Lexington; train station serves Cincinnati, OH (90 miles).

Asbury University
One Macklem Drive
Wilmore, KY 40390

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
86%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
25%
500-599
41%
400-499
22%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
28%
500-599
43%
400-499
23%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
33%
18-23
37%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
5%
24-29
46%
18-23
37%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
12%
24-29
44%
18-23
42%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 798
Declined + 462
Total Received 1,260

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Admissions Contact

Lisa D. Harper
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 859 858-3511, extension 2142
F: 859 858-3921
admissions@asbury.edu

Cost

Tuition $25,894
Room $3,420
Board $2,542
Additional fees $182
Books & supplies $859
Total $32,897
Average Financial Aid - $19,597
Total with Avg. Aid $13,300

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$19,597

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,482,230
State $1,891,595
Institutional $6,614,560
Other external $589,126
Total $11,577,511

Non-need-based

Federal $76,770
State $210,288
Institutional $2,204,854
Other external $147,281
Total $2,639,193

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Eagles
School colors
purple and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Education
Bible/Theology
Biblical Languages
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Management
Chemistry
Christian Ministries
Classical Languages
Communication
Computational Mathematics
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Education in Biology/8-12
Education in Chemistry/8-12
Education in English/8-12
Education in French/P-12
Education in Latin/P-12
Education in Mathematics/8-12
Education in Social Studies/8-12
Education in Spanish/P-12
Educational Administration
Elementary Education
English
English as a Second Language
Equine Management
Exercise Science
French
Health Sciences
Health/Physical Education
History
Journalism
Liberal Arts
Mathematics
Mathematics/Finance
Media Communications
Middle School Education
Missions
Music
Music Education
Philosophy
Physical Science
Political Science
Pre-Art Therapy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Psychology
Recreation
Secondary Education
Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sports Management
Teacher Education Multiple Levels
Worship Arts
Youth Ministries
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Undergraduate

87%

1,529
students

Female
61%
931

Male
39%
598

Graduate

13%

236
students

Female
82%
194

Male
18%
42

undergraduateFull-time

89%

1,363
students

Female
61%
822

Male
39%
541

undergraduatePart-time

11%

166
students

Female
66%
109

Male
34%
57

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

49

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Hong Kong
India
Republic Of South Korea
South Africa
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ian Canada
International Admissions Counselor
859 858-3511, extension 2179
admissions@asbury.edu

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