Brescia University Demographics & Diversity

Owensboro, Kentucky

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Brescia University are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Brescia University students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 14%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 1%
Race Unknown 12%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 151% more female students than male students enrolled at Brescia University with a gender ratio of 72% women to 28% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Brescia University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Brescia University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 28%
Women 72%
Enrollment by gender for Brescia University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 289
Women 726

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Brescia University serves a low number of students outside of Kentucky, with 65 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Brescia University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 65%
Out of State 29%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 6%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,402 per year

42% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 50.6%
Part time Undergrads 25.2%

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