Brescia University

717 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-3023
Tel: (270)685-3131
Private not-for-profit | 825 students
Brescia University is a coeducational Catholic institution founded by the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph. The university offers certificates, associate's, baccalaureate and master's degrees through semester and time-shortened programs of higher education in the Ursuline tradition. Brescia emphasizes the liberal arts and prepares its traditional and non-traditional students for successful careers and for service to others.

School Overview:

Brescia University
CountyDaviess 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)
53 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment825 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
656 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
169 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
804 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
21 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%1%
% Asian
1%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
4%3%
% Black
4%6%
% White
90%84%
% Two or more races
-2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$19,140$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$19,140$24,744
 
Percent Admitted16%64%
SAT Math (25-75%)410-510460-573
ACT English (25-75%)19-2519-25
ACT Math (25-75%)18-2318-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)19-2520-25

School Notes:

  • Faithful to the Ursuline academic tradition, Brescia University provides a quality liberal arts education that shapes the whole person and is characterized by the search for truth and beauty. Those educated in the tradition of St. Angela Merici aspire to an independence of spirit, a creative adaptability to change and an openness to life-long learning.
  • The Brescia University offer degree in Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Science.
  • Brescia University is located in Owensboro, Kentucky, near the Ohio River. With a metropolitan population of 87,500, Owensboro is easily accessible from any direction and is served by Northwest AirLink. The University campus is within walking distance of the revitalized downtown area, the RiverPark Performing Arts Center, the Daviess County Public Library and the Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts, as well as numerous restaurants, churches and parks.
  • Brescia University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate and Baccalaureate degrees and the Master of Science in Management and Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction.
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