Quick Facts

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Enrollment Fall 2016

  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 1,308
  • Adult Professional Studies: 316
  • Graduate: 214
  • Total university enrollment: 1,838

Some Religious Affiliations on Campus

Assembly of God, Baptist, Christian Church, Christian & Missionary Alliance, Free Methodist, Independent/Community, Presbyterian, Nazarene, The Salvation Army and United Methodist

Geographic Origin (Undergraduate)

  • 44 states
  • Top states: Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania and North Carolina
  • Current students from 20 foreign nations
  • Alumni living in 80+ foreign nations

Other Demographics (Undergraduate)

  • Ethnicity: 85% Caucasian
  • Average age: 20

Accreditation

  • Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • Kentucky Department of Education
  • Council on Social Work Education

Degrees offered

  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Arts, Education
  • Master of Arts in Communication: Digital Storytelling
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Social Work
  • Education Specialist

Graduation Rate and Retention 2015-2016

  • Freshmen retention rate: 81.6%
  • Freshmen cohort 6-year graduation rate: 63.2%

Campus

  • 65-acre main campus, walking campus
  • 739 total acres, including an Equine Center (with an indoor riding arena) and a Ropes Challenge Course along the Kentucky River Palisades

Asbury University Cost Information 2016-2017

Undergraduate (two semesters or full academic year)

  • Tuition and fees: $28,630 (13-18 credit hours)
  • Room (double occupancy): approximately $3,790
  • Board (20-meal plan): approximately $2,958
  • Total costs before aid: approximately $39,389
  • Average cost after aid: approximately $12,000

Other programs (Fall 2016-Spring 2017)

Adult Professional Studies $399 /hr.

Graduate Business: $611 /hr.

Graduate Communication: $595 /hr.

Graduate Education: $475 /hr.

Graduate MSW: $595 /hr.

 

Undergraduate Profile

  • Ethnicity: 85% Caucasian
  • Men/women ratio: 41/59

Originating from:

  • 42 states
  • Top states:
    • Kentucky — 52%
    • Ohio — 9%
    • Indiana — 7%
    • Florida — 3%
    • Illinois — 3%
    • Tennessee — 3%
    • Michigan — 2%
    • Georgia — 2%
    • Pennsylvania — 2%
    • Texas — 2%
    • Outside the U.S. 4.4%
    • International citizens from 22 nations:  Argentina, the Bahamas, Barbados, Botswana, Canada, China, Colombia, Ghana, Honduras, Iceland, India, Japan, Kenya, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine

      Top Majors 2014

  • Media Communication - 16%
  • Business - 7%
  • Elementary School Grades P-5 - 6%
  • Equine Studies - 6%
  • Communication - 4%
  • Psychology - 4%
  • Social Work - 3%
  • Biology - 3%  
  • Worship Arts - 3%
  • Exercise Science - 3%

Asbury University Athletics

  • Asbury University is part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
  • School colors: Purple and White
  • Mascot: Eagles
  • Intercollegiate sports:
    • Men’s and women’s soccer
    • Men’s and women’s basketball
    • Men’s and women’s tennis
    • Men’s and women’s cross-country
    • Men's and women's golf
    • Men's and women's lacrosse
    • Men’s and women’s swimming and diving
    • Women’s volleyball
    • Men's baseball
    • Women's softball
    • Co-ed Cheerleading
    • Co-ed Tumbling

 

All statistics are current as of 02/08/2017.