Brescia University

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Brescia University can be found in Owensboro, KY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Brescia University has only around 700 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 460 (25th percentile) - 550 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 19 (25th percentile) - 24 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants that get into Brescia University. We were able to estimate the Brescia University average GPA (2.98 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Brescia University sends acceptance letters to about 50% of those that apply each year. Of those that are admitted, roughly 9% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Brescia University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Brescia University was reported as 45.5% in Fall 2013 with over 3,530 college applications submitted to Brescia University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Brescia University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Brescia University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Brescia University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 66.9%
  • 2010-2011: 67.8%
  • 2011-2012: 47.9%
  • 2012-2013: 20.5%
  • 2013-2014: 45.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 43.3%

How Does Brescia University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Brescia University is twenty-two percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Kentucky Wesleyan College67.1%
Fisk University39.7%
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College97.5%
Cincinnati Christian University64.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Brescia University (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English18 - 23
Math17 - 25
Composite Score19 - 24
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