Asbury University

1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, KY 40390-1198
Tel: (859)858-3511
Private not-for-profit | 1,765 students
Asbury College is an independent liberal arts college, providing undergraduate and graduate educational programs guided by the classical tradition of orthodox Christian thought. Central to this endeavor is a clear affirmation of the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as God’s infallible and authoritative word and particularly its teaching that the world was created by God and that persons are created in the image of God.

School Overview:

Asbury University
CountyJessamine County, KY
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
116 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,765 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,418 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
347 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
1,529 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
236 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Tuition$22,242 (per year)
Tuition Notes13-18 credit hours (
Percent Admitted63%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)510-630450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)490-600460-573
ACT English (25-75%)21-2919-25
ACT Math (25-75%)20-2618-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)22-2720-25

School Notes:

  • Asbury College’s 17 academic departments offer 50 majors. The College also offers several masters degrees in education, including alternative certification programs. The College also has an adult degree completion program called ACHIEVE.The College provides many opportunities for student involvement both on and off campus. Internships, exchange programs, missions and community service opportunities are also available and are part of the curriculum in nearly every major.
  • Asbury College is recognized as a premier Christian College in the liberal and applied arts that prepares young men and women to engage postmodern society with a Christian world view in the Wesleyan Holiness tradition as servant leaders. Asbury seeks to enable students to acquire skills and attitudes that promote the holistic integration of faith, learning and living in a Christ-centered transformative community based on Biblical principles.
  • The College, has been at the heart of spiritual movements throughout its history. Primarily a four-year, multi-denominational institution, Asbury College is ranked fourth among comprehensive colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Asbury College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; Telephone 404-679-4501) to award bachelor's degrees. Asbury College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The Asbury College Department of Education is accredited by the Kentucky Department of Education and all of its individual teacher education programs have state approval. The Asbury College Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
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