Brescia University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Owensboro, KY

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$23,500

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 1,014, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 42%. The university offers 32 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 34%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $23,500.

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Admissions Breakdown

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.

Acceptance Rate Insight

42% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

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

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1000-1260

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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1k

Students Enrolled

43%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

Demographics

White

65%

Unknown

13%

Black

11%

Hispanic

7%

Two or more races

1%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

70%

Socio-economic diversity

46% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

14

Total Online Enrollment

436

Student Location Breakout

43% 57%

Percent of Programs Online

67% On-campus

33% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate 57% online

Bachelor's 22% online

Graduate Certificate 100% online

Master's 67% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

46%

State Grant Aid

63%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

46%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,030
State Grant Aid $4,789
Institution Grant Aid $17,059
Pell Grant Aid $4,480

Financial Outlook

$31k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$29k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. 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.