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About Brescia University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private



4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College




Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.


Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?


Brescia University (BU) is a Catholic, liberal arts institution that was founded in 1919 by the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph. 

The university advanced its innovation in the informative delivery systems, especially in the expansion of best practices in on-campus and online learning. It is a private not-for-profit type institution located in Owensboro, Kentucky. With a total enrolment of 1,298 students, the school has a total enrolment of the continuous academic year. It provides a cohesive education environment. It follows an open admission policy. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 13:1.

The university provides a speciality in majors such as Accounting, American studies, Architecture, Biochemistry, etc. the university is famous for Criminal Justice, Law enforcement Administration, Paralegal, and Marketing. It has 1,261 undergraduates and 37 as postgraduates as its total enrolment.

The college provides numerous courses in Nursing, Healthcare, Legal/Criminal Justice, and Business and provides bachelor's and master’s degrees in all of them. The college has another campus in the USA in Providence. Along with on-site education, the college imparts various degrees in online format also. The campus is easy to get to and is near to restaurants, markets, housing, shops, and internet access. All the campuses provide real-world experience with coursework and case studies which helps the students to connect with industry.

Online Education at Brescia University

The university believes that all the students who want to learn should be permitted to do so in a setup that suits their specific requirements. The online programs were designed to bring the classroom to the students.

The online programs allow the accessibility, adaptability, and affordability you require to move forward in your career with least interruption to other responsibilities.

Brescia Moodle is the learning management system adopted by the university to provide online education to the students. The online programs are rich in relevant tools required for each program.


Following are some of the rankings and reviews of the university. The rankings are given according to the U.S.News. 

  • The professors are very good and friendly. It is a relatively small university which enables everyone to know each other.

  • The online assistance staffs are really good and usually reply to the email within a day.

  • The online courses are flexible and completely convenient with the lifestyle. 

  • The campus is safe. There are many support systems available to assist in any personal or academic problems.

Location & Contact


717 Frederica St


Email: N/A
Phone: 2706853131
Fax: 2706866422
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According to US News, Brescia University has positioned as :

  • #29 in regional college south (tie)

  • #14 in best value schools

  • #60 in top performers in social mobility.


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


SAT Range

1000 - 1220

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee



Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA


Accept Common App


Getting into Brescia University is easy with its online application throughout the year and with an application fee of $25, it is easy for all those who want to pursue business, Healthcare, and many more, along with online education also.

  • There is a requirement for SAT, ACT to get into Brescia University.

  • There is a requirement for GPA. Students are requested to go to the admission catalogue for more information.

  • To get into Brescia University:

    • Fill the online form

    • Talk to an admission counsellor and submit all the relevant documents.

    • Talk to financial aid counsellors.

    • Start studying to clear the test scores/proficiency tests as necessary.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


Average Annual Cost


Books And Supplies


Other Fees


Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


Budget For Other Expenses


Total One Year Cost


For studying at Brescia University for the undergraduate program, its tuition fee is $23,500 for in-state, and its average annual cost is $13,312.

The room and board expenses are $9,940. The cost of the college is almost at par with other colleges that provide courses in nursing, healthcare, etc. the kind of study material and coursework which college provides can be justified with the cost.

About 89% of the full-time undergraduates receive need-based financial aid in the form of scholarship or grant award around $14,007.

What is the Annual Average Cost?

In addition, there are costs such as books and supplies, room and

board, other fees, and budget for other expenses which would amount to 1500-2500 dollars.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Social Work

80 Graduates

Human Services, General

27 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

14 Graduates

Psychology, General

14 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

12 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

9 Graduates

Biology, General

7 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

7 Graduates

Theological and Ministerial Studies

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

4 Graduates


3 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

3 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

3 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

3 Graduates

Engineering, Other

2 Graduates

Political Science and Government

2 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

1 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




61% White

14% Unknown

13% Black

7% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


Out Of State


In State



Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$50,402 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and 58% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

blue, gold, and white

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


Campus Emergency Phones


24-Hour Escort Safety rides


Mobile Campus Emergency Alert


The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,940 per year for living on campus. The university has enrolled around 31% male and 69% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.




Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$236 - 366

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving State Aid


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Financial aids are available in the form of State, Federal and institutional grants, and student loans.

For getting the financial aid student has to fill up the FAFSA form, this form contains all the information of the student's family income and then they determine how much a student can pay for the college. Brescia University has full time trained financial aid staff that is available to help the students in dealing with the finances of the college.

  • Federal-Aid provided to the students include Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized loan, Robert C. Bryd Honors Scholarship, and so on.

  • State Aid includes the Kentucky Tuition Grant, College Access Program, and Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship.

  • Institutional Aid includes the Athletic Grants, Catholic Connection Grant, and Talent Grant Program.

  • The Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Brescia University FAFSA Code- 001958.

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