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. There are around a thousand students enrolled each year at Brescia University.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 1000 (25th percentile) - 1260 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 20 (25th percentile) - 26 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants that get into Brescia University. We were able to estimate the Brescia University average GPA (3.06 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Brescia University sends acceptance letters to about 40% of those that apply each year. Of those that are admitted, roughly 13% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Brescia University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Brescia University was reported as 42.7% in Fall 2020 with over 2,650 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: 20 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.38

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 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Brescia University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 47.2%
  • 2017-2018: 42.8%
  • 2018-2019: 39.1%
  • 2019-2020: 42.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 39.3%

How Does Brescia University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Brescia University is thirty-three percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Kentucky Wesleyan College62.4%
University of Evansville70.7%
Oakland City University54.8%
Spalding University79.4%
Indiana University-Southeast81.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Brescia University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 610
Math510 - 650
Total Score1000 - 1260
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 27
Math17 - 25
Composite Score20 - 26
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