Brescia University

Owensboro, KY

Brescia University

Owensboro, KY

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Tuition & Fees

$22,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
58%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

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

1,272

undergraduate students

66

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,338
Established in 1950
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Nine-acre campus near downtown Owensboro (population: 59,404), 32 miles southeast of Evansville, IN and 125 miles from both Louisville and Nashville. Served by air and bus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Evansville Regional

Brescia University
717 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY
42301

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Alpha Chi
  • Kentucky Education Association
  • National Society for Speech Language and Hearing Association
  • ZEST

Top Events

  • Orientation
  • Homecoming
  • Founder's Day Convocation
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Campus Facts

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

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
58%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.02

Selective

42%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Considered

academic GPA
standardized test scores

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $21,500
Room & board $9,350
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $3,000
Other fees $2,000
Total $36,450
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Soccer, Table tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Soccer, Table tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Applied Mathematics, General
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Banking and Financial Support Services
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Technology, General
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Graphic Design
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Human Services, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Computer Science
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

1,338

total students

44%

in-state

56%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

1,272
students

Female
65%
829

Male
35%
443

5%

66
students

Female
76%
50

Male
24%
16

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

55%

709
students

Female
73%
516

Male
27%
193

45%

563
students

Female
56%
313

Male
44%
250

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 64%
Student 4 year graduation rate 39%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

106

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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