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About Asbury University

Asbury University is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Wilmore, KY, less than an hour from Lexington, KY.

Founded in 1890, Asbury University currently enrolls around 1,973 students a year, including 1,717 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Asbury University's endowment was valued at $47,791,714 in 2021. For each full-time student, Asbury University spends about $5,377.

2021 Admissions Facts About Asbury University

Acceptance rate: 70%

Average GPA: 3.65

Mean ACT score: 25

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

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Asbury University Acceptance Rate

Admission to Asbury University is moderately difficult. Asbury University accepts around 70 percent of applicants each year. Last year, 1,105 students applied to Asbury University and 777 were admitted.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.65 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 25.

Asbury University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Asbury University a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and graduation rates

About 85 percent of students who start at Asbury University come back for their second year of college.

Around 69 percent of students who started at Asbury University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Students in the class of 2021 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $33,795 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Asbury University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Asbury University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1 Macklem Drive Wilmore, KY 40390-1198

Campus Setting: Small Town

Asbury University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Asbury University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Asbury University is Continuous processing.

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Asbury University ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Asbury University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Asbury University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Asbury University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

470 - 620


Reading SAT Range

510 - 660

Asbury University Tuition & Fees

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Cost Breakdown
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Asbury University is like? There are approximately 1,973 students enrolled at Asbury University, including 1,717 undergraduate students and 256 graduate students. 77% percent of students attend school full-time, 53% percent are from KY and 47% percent of students are from other states.


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