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Brescia University
  • 4 Year
  • OWENSBORO, KY

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

editorial

Brescia is a private, Catholic university located in Owensboro, Kentucky in the Evansville Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 723 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Brescia acceptance rate is 42%. Popular majors include Social Work and Youth Services, Human Services, and Psychology. Graduating 34% of students, Brescia alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,700.

About

717 FREDERICA ST
OWENSBORO, KY 42301
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
River States Conference

Brescia University Rankings

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Brescia Admissions

Acceptance Rate
42%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1000-1260
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$13,184 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,284 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 11 responses
91%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 11 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 11 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
4
Online Bachelor's Programs
7
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    3%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    37%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
723 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
214
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
27%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Interlatching
    60%
  • Determined
    20%
  • Engaged
    20%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
69%
Poll
82%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 11 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 12 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Brescia is my home away from home.
    60%
  • Excellent!
    20%
  • Yes
    20%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 8 responses

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