Brescia University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Owensboro, KY

$25,100

Avg tuition

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About Brescia University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Brescia University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Owensboro, Kentucky. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 986, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 48%. The university offers 33 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 36%, and a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Tuition and fees for students are $25,100.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

48% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

71% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

36% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Not required or recommended

High school transcript Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-25

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 985-1085

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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986

Students enrolled

49%

Online student enrollment

11:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

63%

Unknown

16%

Black

11%

Hispanic

7%

Asian

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Two or more races

Information not available

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

65%

Socio-economic diversity

34% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

17

Total Online Enrollment

483

Student Location Breakout

49% 51%

Percent of Programs Online

64% On-campus

36% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate Check Bold 56% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 21% online

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 100% online

Master's Check Bold 100% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

34%

State Grant Aid

60%

Institution Grant Aid

87%

Pell Grant

34%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,405
State Grant Aid $4,648
Institution Grant Aid $17,044
Pell Grant Aid $4,713

Financial Outlook

$29k

Average student debt after graduation

$31k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.