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Campbellsville University Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Campbellsville 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 Campbellsville 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.

Campbellsville University was awarded 44 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business, management and marketing.

Overall Quality

Campbellsville University landed the #2,178 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Campbellsville University also holds the #25 spot on the Best Colleges in Kentucky ranking.

See all of the rankings for Campbellsville University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Campbellsville University?

Acceptance Rate

Campbellsville University has an acceptance rate of 78%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Learn more about Campbellsville University admissions.

Campbellsville University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Campbellsville 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

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 Campbellsville University is 39%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  39 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Campbellsville 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 Campbellsville University is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Campbellsville University this rate is 30%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  30 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Campbellsville University.

Campbellsville University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,794 undergraduates at Campbellsville University with 2,495 being full-time and 3,299 being part-time.

How Much Does Campbellsville University Cost?

The overall average net price of Campbellsville University is $17,689. 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 Campbellsville University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,563 $16,625 $18,741 $18,962 $20,036

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 Campbellsville 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 Campbellsville University, approximately 55% of students took out student loans averaging $5,086 a year. That adds up to $20,344 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Campbellsville University is 12.9%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Campbellsville University Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Campbellsville University make about $33,700 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 15% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Campbellsville University make the most money.

Location of Campbellsville University

Located in Campbellsville, Kentucky, Campbellsville University is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of Campbellsville University is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

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Contact details for Campbellsville University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1 University Dr, Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799
Phone: 270-789-5000

Campbellsville University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 54 majors graduated from Campbellsville University. Of these students, 499 received undergraduate degrees and 3,272 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
General Business/Commerce 73 $35,914
Social Work 60 $30,771
Criminal Justice & Corrections 44 $27,822
Nursing 32 $56,234
General Psychology 30 $24,035
Teacher Education Grade Specific 27 $29,685
Health & Physical Education 24 $18,771
Liberal Arts General Studies 19 NA
General Biology 15 NA
Human Development & Family Studies 14 NA

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

Online Learning at Campbellsville 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, 9,258 students took at least one online class at Campbellsville University. This is a decrease from the 9,561 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 9,258 1,756
2018-2019 9,561 1,857
2017-2018 8,693 1,361
2016-2017 4,505 1,108
2015-2016 1,931 800

Learn more about online learning at Campbellsville University.

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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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