Asbury University

Wilmore, KY

Asbury University

Wilmore, KY

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
35%
500-599
32%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
35%
400-499
23%
300-399
5%
30-36
15%
24-29
36%
18-23
42%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

12.51

students

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 777
Declined 328
Total Received 1,105
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Private

1,717

undergraduate students

256

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,973
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

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700-acre campus in Wilmore (population: 6,343), 15 miles south of Lexington. Major airport and bus serve Lexington; train serves Cincinnati, OH (90 miles).

  • Metropolitan area: Lexington, KY
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Blue Grass

Asbury University
1 Macklem Drive
Wilmore
40390

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Asbury Student Congress
  • Spiritual Life Board
  • Summer Ministry Teams
  • Asbury Outdoors
  • WGM Global Cafe

Top Events

  • Legacy Games Event
  • High Bridge Film Festival
  • Fall Variety Show
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • late night security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
28%
Top 1/4
59%
Top 1/2
84%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
13%
600-699
35%
500-599
32%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
6%
600-699
28%
500-599
35%
400-499
23%
300-399
5%
30-36
15%
24-29
36%
18-23
42%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.65

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 777
Declined 328
Total Received 1,105

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
class rank
talent/ability

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Racquetball, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Racquetball, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NAIA
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication, General
Computational Mathematics
Creative Writing
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Equestrian/Equine Studies
Financial Mathematics
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
Journalism
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Psychology, General
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,973

total students

53.3%

in-state

46.7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

1,717
students

Female
60%
1,035

Male
40%
682

13%

256
students

Female
63%
162

Male
37%
94

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

1,323
students

Female
61%
802

Male
39%
521

23%

394
students

Female
60%
233

Male
40%
161

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 85%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

47

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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