College Spotlight: Brescia University

Lauren Wildoner, Artwork and Photography Coordinator

  • Brescia University is the only Catholic University in Western Kentucky
  • BU is located in Owensboro
  • If you are looking for a small-campus feel, BU is the place for you with about 688 students, 481 full time, 207 part time.
  • BU has a 48% acceptance rate and tuition can average to about $20,500 per year

“The academics are wonderful, as are the athletics. The campus is beautiful. Everything you need is within walking distance.” –

  • Brescia has a range of majors from Biomedical Sciences to Visual and Performing Arts
  • “Brescia University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degrees.”