Owensboro, Kentucky

Brescia University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Brescia University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Brescia University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into Brescia University and can I get accepted? The school has a 39% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Kentucky for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,490 out of 3,865 applicants were admitted making Brescia University a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Brescia University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Brescia University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Brescia University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Brescia University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1110

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Brescia University?

Brescia University typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #7 in Kentucky for highest average SAT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Brescia University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >52%
1110 to 1220 Avg + 39%-52%
1000 to 1110 Avg - 27%-39%
890 to 1000 Reach 18%-27%
Less than 890 Low <18%
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Brescia University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Brescia University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Brescia University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Brescia University?

Admission data indicates that Brescia University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 in Kentucky for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 82 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Brescia University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Brescia University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >52%
22 to 25 Avg + 39%-52%
19 to 22 Avg - 27%-39%
16 to 19 Reach 18%-27%
Less than 16 Low <18%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into Brescia University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Brescia University was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #19 in Kentucky for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Brescia University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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Admission Statistics

Brescia University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,344 1,445 3,865
Accepted 977 504 1,490
Acceptance Rate 42% 35% 39%
Enrolled 129 98 227
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 19% 15%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Brescia University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Brescia University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Brescia University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

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

Frequently Asked Questions

23% of students submit their SAT scores to Brescia University. 82% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

39% of those who apply are granted admission to Brescia University. Admission competition is high and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1220. 23% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 82% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.