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Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, KY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate77%
Acceptance Rate77%

About Campbellsville University

Campbellsville University Overview

Campbellsville University is a private, religious school in the small town setting of Campbellsville, KY. Campbellsville University was founded in 1906 and currently enrolls around 11,521 students per year year, including 5,880 undergrad students. Campbellsville University provides on-campus housing for up to 1,581 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 65% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Activities at Campbellsville University

Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Campbellsville University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Campbellsville University, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Campbellsville University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Campbellsville University on the Student Life page.

2022 Campbellsville University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 77%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Tuition $24,900
Percent of Need Met 70.4%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $20,147

Is Campbellsville University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what Campbellsville University offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Campbellsville University

Campbellsville University is moderately difficult to get into. Around 77% of applicants get into Campbellsville University each year. Last year, 4,973 students applied to Campbellsville University and 3,826 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Campbellsville University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 61% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Campbellsville Universityreturn for their sophomore year. Around 37% of students who started at Campbellsville 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% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Campbellsville University Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Campbellsville University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. Within six months of graduating, 61% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Campbellsville University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Campbellsville University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Campbellsville University's endowment was valued at $34.8 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Campbellsville University

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Campbellsville University meets 70.4% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Campbellsville University full-time are awarded $20,147 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $12,238 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Campbellsville University.

Based on this information, does Campbellsville University seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Campbellsville University a good school for you?

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Where is Campbellsville University?

Campbellsville University is located in the small town setting of Campbellsville, KY.

If you want to see Campbellsville University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 65 to Campbellsville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Louisville International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Campbellsville University and Campbellsville are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1 University Drive Campbellsville, KY 42718-2799

Campus Setting: Small Town

Campbellsville University Application Deadline

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Wondering what life at Campbellsville University is like? There are approximately 11,521 students enrolled at Campbellsville University, including 5,880 undergraduate students and 5,641 graduate students. 41% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from KY and 14% percent of students are from other states.


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