Brescia University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$20,950

2.2% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$13,496

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

9.76%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

42.4%

4,158 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,231

60.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

39.2%

58 Graduates

About

Brescia University is a higher education institution located in Daviess County, KY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Brescia University were Social Work (80 degrees awarded), General Psychology (14 degrees), and General Business (13 degrees).

In 2017, 214 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brescia University. 77.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 22.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (141 degrees), 6.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brescia University is $20,950, which is $-4,244 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brescia University is $20,950, which is $-4,244 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,496.

In 2017, 83% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 81% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$20,950

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Brescia University was $20,950. The cost of tuition at Brescia University is $-4,244 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$13,496

2017 Value

10.8%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brescia University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,496. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brescia University grew by 10.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,775

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Brescia University was of $9,775 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 1.56% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

83%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

81%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

83% of undergraduate students at Brescia University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.19% with respect to 2016, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

9.76%

2016 Default Rate

33

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Brescia University was 9.76%, which represents 33 out of the 338 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Brescia University received 4,158 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 8.92% annual decline. Out of those 4,158 applicants, 1,763 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 42.4% acceptance rate.

There were 1,231 students enrolled at Brescia University in 2017, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Brescia University has an overall enrollment yield of 7.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

42.4%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,763

Accepted Out of 4,158

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Brescia University was 42.4% (1,763 admissions from 4,158 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 46.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -8.92%, while admissions declined by -17.4%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at Brescia University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Brescia University has a total enrollment of 1,231 students. The full-time enrollment at Brescia University is 747 students and the part-time enrollment is 484. This means that 60.7% of students enrolled at Brescia University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brescia University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65% White, 11.9% Black or African American, 5.44% Hispanic or Latino, 2.03% Two or More Races, 1.3% Asian, 0.244% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.162% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Brescia University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (44.3%), followed by White Male (16.9%) and Black or African American Female (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (65.6%), followed by White Male (6.25%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.13%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brescia University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,231 students. The full-time enrollment at Brescia University is 747 and the part-time enrollment is 484. This means that 60.7% of students enrolled at Brescia University are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Brescia University was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Brescia University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    800

  2. Black or African American

    147

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    67

The enrolled student population at Brescia University is 65% White, 11.9% Black or African American, 5.44% Hispanic or Latino, 2.03% Two or More Races, 1.3% Asian, 0.244% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.162% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 159 students (12.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 118 more women than men received degrees from Brescia University. The majority of degree recipients at Brescia University are white (141 degrees awarded). There were 6.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Brescia University is Social Work (80 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (14 degrees) and General Business (13 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brescia University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees awarded), Theology (6 degrees), and Psychology (14 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brescia University are Elementary & middle school teachers (295,753 people), Social workers, all other (257,740 people), Other managers (208,984 people), Postsecondary teachers (203,259 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (140,286 people).

The most specialized majors at Brescia University are Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees awarded), Theology (6 degrees), Psychology (14 degrees), Physical Sciences (3 degrees), and English (3 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brescia University are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Brescia University are Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees awarded), Theology (6 degrees), Psychology (14 degrees), Physical Sciences (3 degrees), and English (3 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brescia University are Elementary & secondary schools (655,246 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (429,458 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (314,347 people), Individual & family services (216,395 people), and Outpatient care centers (190,495 people).

The most specialized majors at Brescia University are Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees awarded), Theology (6 degrees), Psychology (14 degrees), Physical Sciences (3 degrees), and English (3 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 80 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

  3. 13 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Brescia University was Social Work with 80 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 48

  2. 166

In 2017, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Brescia University, which is 0.289 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (166).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Brescia University in General Business, which is 1.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 84 degrees were awarded to women at Brescia University in Social Work, which is 42 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from Brescia University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brescia University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.45% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    141 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    21 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brescia University is white (141 degrees awarded). There were 6.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (21 degrees).

9.81% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    111 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    30 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brescia University is white female (111 degrees awarded). There were 3.7 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (30 degrees).

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Operations

Brescia University has an endowment valued at nearly $12.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.48M (11.5%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Brescia University had a total salary expenditure of $14.2M. Brescia University employs 26 Assistant professors, 12 Associate professors, and 4 Professors. Most academics at Brescia University are Female Assistant professors (14), Male Assistant professors(12), and Female Associate professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brescia University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 18 employees, Service, with 17 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$12.9M

2017 Endowment

12%

growth from 2016

Brescia University has an endowment valued at about $12.9M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brescia University grew 12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $24.2M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $528k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Brescia University received $528k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$6.57M

2017 Salaries

1.51%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Brescia University paid a median of $6.57M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($14.2M) and a 1.51% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.3% growth from 2015 and a 8.65% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.12M

Instructional Salaries

44

Number of Employees

In 2017, Brescia University paid a total of $2.12M to 44 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

26 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

18 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brescia University were Assistant professor with 26 employees; Associate professor with 12 employees; and Associate professor with 4 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brescia University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 18 employees; Service with 17 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brescia University was Female Assistant professor with 14 employees, Male Assistant professor with 12 employees, and Female Associate professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Brescia University.

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