Brescia University

country rank  1455
world rank  4961

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University Overview

Founded in 1950, Brescia University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Owensboro (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kentucky. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Brescia University is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Brescia University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 70 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1950
Motto Make a difference...

University Location

Address 717 Frederica Street
Owensboro (population range: 50,000-249,999)
42301-3023 Kentucky
United States
T +1 (270) 686 4241
F +1 (270) 686 4314

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 717 Frederica Street
Owensboro 42301-3023
+1 (270) 686 4241
877 273 7242

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Brescia University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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Online Courses

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