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Asbury’s mission – since its founding in 1890 – is to provide the very best, rigorous education while also continually engaging students’ hearts for God.
With 99% of our students receiving financial aid and 99% of our students in the workforce just 6 months after graduation, Asbury is a tremendous value.
We believe that the best education is personal and direct, which is why we focus on small class sizes.
Before his retirement in 2017, Asbury University alumnus Joe Pitts ’61 served 20 years as the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional district.
Joe Pitts ’61
For the Fulghum family, Asbury is a special place for so many reasons, but the number one reason is the strong spiritual environment felt on campus.
Mrs. Cheryl Hilbert ’92 Fulghum
Parent & Alumna
Most Asbury University students know Professor Randy Richardson simply as “Prof,” the congenial classicist who blames famine and pestilence on bad grammar.
Prof. Randy Richardson
Chelsea Hardy graduated with a Master of Arts in Communication & Digital Storytelling.
Chelsea Hardy ’17
Asbury University was again named in the top 15 of Regional Universities South by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 Best Colleges Rankings. Asbury’s No. 14 ranking of Regional Universities South is the highest of any other regional school in Kentucky.
Pulling from a range of distinguished academic careers, Asbury University welcomes 11 new faculty members to start the 2022-23 academic year who will further propel the university forward with academic excellence.
Students studied voice, movement, text work, stage combat, and theatre history with professors from Cambridge University, the Royal Shakespeare Academy, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, and performed Macbeth at the Globe Theatre in London.
This summer, Asbury University’s equine trainer-in-residence Jesse Westfall earned a Top 10 placement in the Horse&Rider Trainer of the Year competition, hosted by the Equine Network.
Beginning in Fall 2022, Asbury University will offer a Master of Arts in Communication. The 30-hour online program is designed for those seeking a creative emphasis while expanding their strategic and global communication insights and abilities in public relations, advertising and communication.
Asbury University will begin a men’s and women’s intercollegiate track & field program at the start of the 2023 fall semester.
The NCAA has approved Asbury University for Division III provisional membership, beginning September 1, 2021. AU fields eight men's and nine women's varsity sports (plus cheerleading).
Get your undergraduate degree through one of Asbury's personalized, online majors.
Asbury Academy is a dual enrollment program for high school juniors and seniors, providing opportunities for them to take general education requirements at the University level.
The Ambassador is a magazine serving as a link between the University and its constituency.
With a commitment to academic excellence and spiritual vitality, Asbury University encourages its student body to study, worship and serve together.