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Brescia, founded in 1950, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its nine-acre campus is located near downtown Owensboro, 32 miles southeast of Evansville, Ind., and 125 miles west of Louisville.

Website: www.brescia.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,272
Undergraduate
Students
(65.2%) 829 Women
(34.8%) 443 Men
66
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
42% of 4,158 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.02
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
22 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$38,150
Tuition and Fees
$22,100
Room and Board
$9,350
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$23,315
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$19,060
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
48
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 43% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Owensboro Population
58,416
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
41% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
 
Sororities
70% of women participate
Fraternities
30% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
15.4% Black/African-American
6.9% Hispanic/Latino
0.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
62.0% White
13.8% Unknown
International Students
0.9% from 7 countries
First-Year Students Returning
64.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
39.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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