Brescia University was founded in 1950 by the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph. Its origins however, trace back to Mount Saint Joseph Junior College for Women, which was established in 1925. Brescia University officially became a four-year college in 1951. Its campus is located near downtown Owensboro, which is known as the industrial and cultural hub of western Kentucky.
Brescia University has a student population of just under 1000 students. Students at Brescia can be involved through many campus activities. The Student Activities Program Board (SAPB) helps students with events and activities that include, bands, karaoke, leadership workshops. In addition, they aslo assist with off campus excursions.
- Minimum GPA 2.50
- Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 79
- Minimum ACT 18