Brescia is an above-average private, Catholic university located in Owensboro, Kentucky in the Evansville Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 715 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Brescia acceptance rate is 42%. Popular majors include Social Work and Youth Services, Human Services, and Business. Graduating 39% of students, Brescia alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,700.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.11 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.11 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.11 responses
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- of students say they don't have Greek life.11 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.12 responses
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.8 responses
Brescia University Reviews
Brescia is a great school and I am glad I chose this to pursue my college experiences. I take the BUOnline courses and it is so convenient for my lifestyle. I have three children so having the opportunity to take all my classes online and never having to step foot on campus is very nice. I have nothing in particular that I feel needs to be changed, the advisor I have is very helpful to make sure I have everything I need!
My first year at Brescia was actually a very good year for me. With playing volleyball, I got to experience so many things. Also, being on my own for the first time was nerve racking but I really enjoyed it. As all freshmen struggle through their first year, I felt like I was really on track. Some things I can improve on is being more focused and to study as much as possible! Overall my first year was very fun and I enjoyed my time.
I had a great time at Brescia University. It's a relatively small college, so you get to know the professors extremely well. I would highly recommend checking out the history department, specifically because of the great professor!