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Brescia University Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Brescia University, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Brescia University Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, 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

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, Brescia University is ranked #1,291 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Brescia University held the #1,355 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Brescia University also holds the #18 spot on the Best Colleges in Kentucky ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Brescia University?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Brescia University you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 42%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

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

With a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1, Brescia University is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

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

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

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 1,175 undergraduates at Brescia University with 715 being full-time and 460 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 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

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 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Brescia University with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $40,100 in their early years. 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.


See which majors at Brescia University make the most money.

Location of Brescia University

Brescia University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Owensboro, Kentucky. Owensboro is a great location for students who prefer city over country 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

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 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 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

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