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Brescia University Admission Requirements

Owensboro, Kentucky

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Chances of getting into Brescia University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
42.3%
Admission Difficulty for Brescia University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Brescia University and can I get accepted? The school has a 42% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Kentucky for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,134 out of 2,679 applicants were admitted making Brescia University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Brescia University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Brescia University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 23% of students submit SAT scores and 82% submit ACT scores.

Brescia University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
23%
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 650
SAT Composite 75th 1260
Average SAT Score 1130

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Brescia University typically prefers 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 870. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in Kentucky for highest average SAT composite score. 23 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Brescia University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >55%
1130 to 1260 Avg + 42%-55%
1000 to 1130 Avg - 30%-42%
870 to 1000 Reach 20%-30%
Less than 870 Low <20%
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Brescia University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
82%
ACT Scores for Brescia University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for Brescia University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 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.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Brescia University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >55%
23 to 26 Avg + 42%-55%
20 to 23 Avg - 30%-42%
17 to 20 Reach 20%-30%
Less than 17 Low <20%
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Brescia University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2*
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Brescia University?

Applicants 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.2 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Brescia University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,717 928 2,679
Accepted 746 383 1,134
Acceptance Rate 43% 41% 42%
Enrolled 91 60 151
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 16% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Brescia University is $25.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Brescia University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Brescia University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
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.

FAQs

Does Brescia University prefer SAT or ACT?

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

What is my chance of getting into Brescia University?

42% of those who apply are granted admission to Brescia University. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Brescia University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1000 and 1260. 23% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Brescia University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 26. 82% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.