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Brescia University Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Brescia University? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Brescia University offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Brescia University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Brescia University was awarded 14 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is public administration and social service.

Overall Quality

Brescia University is ranked #1,291 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 27 colleges in Kentucky, Brescia University is ranked at #18.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Brescia University?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Brescia University is a competitive 42%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

Brescia University received ACT scores from 87% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 23.

ACT Composite Scores for Brescia University  ( 19 to 23 )
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Brescia University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Brescia University, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Brescia University is 42%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  42 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Brescia University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Brescia University is 63%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  63 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Brescia University is 13%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  13 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Brescia University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 952 undergraduates at Brescia University with 754 being full-time and 198 being part-time.

Brescia University Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Brescia University scored 40.51 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  40.51 out of 100
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How Much Does Brescia University Cost?

The overall average net price of Brescia University is $13,106. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Brescia University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,514 $13,840 $11,150 $16,341 $16,805

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Brescia University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Brescia University, approximately 72% of students took out student loans averaging $5,809 a year. That adds up to $23,236 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Brescia University is 9.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Brescia University Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Brescia University make about $40,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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Location of Brescia University

Located in Owensboro, Kentucky, Brescia University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Brescia University

Contact details for Brescia University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 717 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-3023
Phone: 270-685-3131
Website: www.brescia.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BresciaUniversity
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BresciaPR

Brescia University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 31 majors graduated from Brescia University. Of these students, 205 received undergraduate degrees and 39 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Social Work 70 $32,200
General Psychology 21 NA
General Business/Commerce 13 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 10 NA
Accounting 7 NA
General English Literature 7 NA
Communication Sciences 7 NA
General Biology 6 NA
Special Education 5 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Brescia University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Brescia University

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 443 students took at least one online class at Brescia University. This is a decrease from the 536 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 443 443
2016-2017 536 536
2015-2016 602 602
2014-2015 613 610
2013-2014 540 540

Learn more about online learning at Brescia University.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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