Brescia University

Owensboro, KY

Brescia University

Owensboro, KY

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Tuition & Fees

$25,100

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
482
75th
545
25th
503
75th
25
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,191
Declined 1,299
Total Received 2,490
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Private

1,028

undergraduate students

86

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 1,114
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: Small-medium city

Brescia University
717 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY
42301

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
540
25th
482
75th
545
25th
503
75th
25
25th
18
75th
24
25th
17
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee (waived if filed online or if student visits campus)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,191
Declined 1,299
Total Received 2,490

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

77%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$16,599

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $24,500
Room & board $9,510
Additional fees $600
Books & supplies $3,000
Total $37,610
Average Financial Aid - $16,599
Total with Avg. Aid $21,011

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 270 686-4235
F: 270 689-9563
financial.aid@brescia.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Other sports
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, River States Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
Financial Mathematics.
General Studies.
History, General.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Small Business Administration/Management.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other.
Theology/Theological Studies.
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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

1,114

total students

75%

in-state

25%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

1,028
students

Female
69%
709

Male
31%
319

8%

86
students

Female
83%
71

Male
17%
15

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

757
students

Female
67%
510

Male
33%
247

26%

271
students

Female
73%
199

Male
27%
72

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

86

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

42

semester hours

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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
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