#7 Best Private Colleges in Kentucky

Brescia University

Owensboro, Kentucky

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Student Population
Brescia University overview
Location Owensboro, Kentucky
Online brescia.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Small City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Brescia University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Owensboro, Kentucky, Brescia University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 2,679 prospective students applied, and 1,134 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 151 enrolled in the school.  802 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 213 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $22,900 plus fees of $600. Brescia University is ranked 801 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Brescia University is rated within the lower 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Brescia University overview
SAT 1000/1260
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Brescia University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$3,000
Other Fees$600
Room and Board $9,940
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$38,440

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
32% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Brescia University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 36%
Health Professions 11%
Education 9%
English and Literature 8%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=156356 IPEDS survey data for Brescia University.

Current students may use the Brescia University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.