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Brescia University Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Brescia University. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Brescia University Ranked?

2022 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 27 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is general human services.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Brescia University as #1,628 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

Brescia University is also ranked #17 out of 45 schools in Kentucky.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Brescia University?

Acceptance Rate

Brescia University has an acceptance rate of 48%, 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 9% 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 482 and 540. Math scores were between 503 and 545.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Brescia University  ( 482 to 540 )

SAT Math Scores for Brescia University  ( 503 to 545 )
Brescia University received ACT scores from 84% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 25.

ACT Composite Scores for Brescia University  ( 19 to 25 )

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Brescia University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Brescia University is an impressive 11 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

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 48%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  48 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 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 24% for first-time, full-time students at Brescia University, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  24 out of 100

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Brescia University Undergraduate Student Diversity

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?

The overall average net price of Brescia University is $12,270. 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 +
$10,581 $11,505 $11,845 $14,147 $17,215

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 49% of students took out student loans averaging $5,669 a year. That adds up to $22,676 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Brescia University is 7.0%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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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.


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Location of Brescia University

Brescia University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Owensboro, Kentucky. 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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 31 majors graduated from Brescia University. Of these students, 179 received undergraduate degrees and 40 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 62 $31,886
General Business/Commerce 21 NA
General Psychology 19 NA
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 12 NA
Accounting 9 NA
Computer Information Systems 6 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 5 $25,194
General Biology 5 NA
Communication Sciences 5 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 4 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 2019-2020, 483 students took at least one online class at Brescia University. This is an increase from the 436 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 483 356
2018-2019 436 397
2017-2018 443 443
2016-2017 536 536
2015-2016 602 602

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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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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