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Brescia University Data & Information Overview

11 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
53% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Brescia University Ranked?

#1,381 Best Colleges in Nation
Public Administration & Social Service Highest Ranked Major
#1,421 Best for the Money in Nation

2024 Rankings

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Brescia University was awarded 11 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is public administration & social service.

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Overall Quality

Brescia University is ranked #1,381 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Brescia University?

53% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
13% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

Brescia University has an acceptance rate of 53%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Brescia University.

Average Test Scores

About 13% of students accepted to Brescia University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 590. Math scores were between 460 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Brescia University  ( 460 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Brescia University  ( 460 to 600 )
Brescia University received ACT scores from 86% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 18 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Brescia University  ( 18 to 25 )

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Brescia University Faculty

12 to 1 Student to Faculty
43% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Brescia University it is much better at 12 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

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 43%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  43 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Brescia University

66% Freshmen Retention
22% On-Time Graduation Rate

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 66%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  66 out of 100

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 22%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  22 out of 100

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Brescia University Undergraduate Student Diversity

711 Full-Time Undergraduates
21.4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
61.7% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 893 undergraduates at Brescia University with 711 being full-time and 182 being part-time.

How Much Does Brescia University Cost?

$13,831 Net Price
44% Take Out Loans
$21,784 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Brescia University is $13,831. 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 +
$14,557 $10,869 $12,377 $14,499 $16,150

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Brescia University, approximately 44% of students took out student loans averaging $5,446 a year. That adds up to $21,784 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Brescia University is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Brescia University Graduates Make?

$37,575 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
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 $37,575 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 12% less that the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Brescia University make the most money.

Location of Brescia University

Kentucky State
711 Full-Time Undergraduates
Small City Campus Setting
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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Contact details for Brescia University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 717 Frederica St, Owensboro, KY 42301-3023
Phone: 270-685-3131

Brescia University Majors

31 Majors With Completions
149 Undergraduate Degrees
52 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 31 majors graduated from Brescia University. Of these students, 149 received undergraduate degrees and 52 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 50 $34,450
General Business/Commerce 16 NA
General Psychology 11 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 6 NA
General Biology 6 NA
Communication Sciences 5 NA
Accounting 5 NA
General English Literature 5 NA
Theological & Ministerial Studies 4 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 3 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

71% Take At Least One Class Online
35% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 594 students took at least one online class at Brescia University. This is an increase from the 483 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 594 293
2019-2020 483 356
2018-2019 436 397
2017-2018 443 443
2016-2017 536 536

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Notes and References


*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.


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