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Colleges / Brescia University

Brescia University

Owensboro, KY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate54%

Brescia University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Brescia University. Around 54% of applicants get into Brescia University each year. Out of 1,894 applications received in 2023, 1,025 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Brescia University, the fee for the application is $25.

Brescia University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Brescia University's admissions stats.

Brescia University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.0
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 7%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 88%
Waitlist No

Brescia University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Brescia University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Brescia University?

Brescia University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Brescia University Admissions

Transferring to Brescia University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Brescia University

Brescia University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Brescia University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Brescia University

What does Brescia University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Academic GPA Considered

Make sure to check with Brescia University for more information on admission factors.

Brescia University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Brescia University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Brescia University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Brescia University?

Students admitted to Brescia University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Brescia University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 7% of Brescia University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 88% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Brescia University students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Brescia University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

To be most competitive at Brescia University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 25 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Brescia University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Brescia University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

More Information on Transferring to Brescia University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Brescia University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Brescia University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Brescia University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Brescia University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Brescia University.

Does Brescia University accept transfer credits?

✅ Brescia University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Brescia University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Brescia University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Brescia University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Brescia University?

❌ No, Brescia University is test optional, so you can make the call whether or not to include your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Brescia University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Brescia University is 54%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Brescia University?

❌ Brescia University does not offer early decision.

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Brescia University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Brescia University? Brescia University is a somewhat selective institution. The Brescia University acceptance rate is 54%. This means that the institution accepts 54 out of every 100 applicants.


Brescia University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Brescia University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

460 - 600


Reading SAT Range

460 - 590

Brescia University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Brescia University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.02. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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