Tuition & Fees

$22,100

$22,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

29%

male

71%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,763
Declined + 2,395
Total Received 4,158
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Private (nonprofit)

1,175

undergraduate students

56

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Work
  2. Psychology
  3. Business
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Codes

SAT 1071
ACT 1498

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Location

School Facts

Brescia University, founded in 1950, is a private Catholic liberal arts university. Its nine-acre campus is located near downtown Owensboro, Kentucky, 32 miles southeast of Evansville, IN, and 125 miles west of Louisville.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,231
Established in 1950
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Owensboro, KY

Nine-acre campus near downtown Owensboro (population: 59,273), 32 miles southeast of Evansville, IN and 125 miles from both Louisville and Nashville. Served by air and bus.

Brescia University
717 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online or if student visits campus)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,763
Declined + 2,395
Total Received 4,158

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Christy Rohner
Director of Admissions
P: 270 686-4241
F: 270 686-6422
admissions@brescia.edu

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$15,825

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $21,500
Room & board $9,350
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $3,000
Total $34,450
Average Financial Aid - $15,825
Total with Avg. Aid $18,625

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,203,560
State $1,456,788
Institutional $3,755,795
Other external $104,695
Total $7,520,838

Non-need-based

Federal
State $129,271
Institutional $612,040
Other external $36,501
Total $777,812
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 270 686-4355
F: 270 686-4266
financialaid@brescia.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kristi Eidson
Director of Financial Aid
kristi.eidson@brescia.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track (indoor)
volleyball
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Athletic Directors

Brian Skortz (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, River States Conference
Mascot
Bearcats
School colors
blue, gold, and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Education
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Elementary Education
Engineering Studies
Engineering Technology
English
Graphic Design
History
Human Services
Integrated Studies
Liberal Arts
Management
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Middle Grades Education
Physical Sciences
Political Science
Psychology
Secondary Education
Social Studies
Social Work
Spanish
Special Education
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Teacher Leadership
Theology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Work
  2. Psychology
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,231

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

1,175
students

Female
71%
833

Male
29%
342

5%

56
students

Female
70%
39

Male
30%
17

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

60%

715
students

Female
73%
517

Male
27%
198

40%

460
students

Female
69%
316

Male
31%
144

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Transfer Admissions

34%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

86

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

42

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Canada
Nigeria
Vietnam
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Victoria Shaffer
Admissions Counselor
270 686-4242
victoria.shaffer@brescia.edu

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