Brescia University

717 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY

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Brescia University provides a variety of educational opportunities for students to aid them in their growth and development. The school is located in Owensboro, Kentucky and operated as a private institution. The Roman Catholic affiliation at the school is an important part of the history, education and curriculum that defines the school. The school's small size in terms of enrollment, about 700 students, allows students to have a more hands on education due to the size of the class and easier access to professors and faculty.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Brescia University offers:

  • Public Administration And Social Services
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • English Language And Literature

The admissions process will include the submission of an application, school records, and standardized test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Either the ACT or SAT exam can be taken in order to be able to apply to this school. Scores within the range of 19 - 24 on the ACT or 420 - 470 on the SAT are needed to increase the chance of acceptance. An estimated 50% of all students that applied were accepted at Brescia University, with 13% of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is nearly $20,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's tuition calculator to get a better idea of their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements.

The Brescia University Bearcats participate in several athletic programs, overseen by the NAIA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NAIA Division II)

Students should visit the Brescia University website to obtain a complete list of academic programs offered, admissions information, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the applicants Brescia University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Brescia University is around 1,100 students, where graduate students make up roughly 14% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $20,000-$24,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $630 for part time students
  • On-campus housing and meals are estimated to cost around $11,000, the amount includes the serving of nineteen meals each week

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$17,162
Receiving Student Loans65%$6,798

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Brescia University may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of Brescia University is around 30%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years16%
Graduating in 5 Years13%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Brescia University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Kentucky Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Basketball (Kentucky Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Track and Field (Kentucky Intercollegiate Ath Conf)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies



    English Language and Literature

    Foreign Languages and Literature

    Health and Clinical Professions


    Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Physical Sciences


    Public Administration and Social Services

    Social Sciences

    Theology and Religious Vocations

    Visual and Performing Arts

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