University Profile – Asbury University
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University Profile

Get the quick facts on Asbury's campus, degree offerings, demographics and much more.

Enrollment Figures for Fall 2020

  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 1,054
  • Online Programs: 358
  • Graduate: 248
  • Total university enrollment: 1,729

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)

  • 42 states
  • Top states: Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Tennessee, Texas, and Georgia
  • Current students from 37 foreign nations
  • More than 20,000 alumni living and serving in 80+ foreign nations

Other Demographics (Undergraduate)

  • Ethnicity: 80% Caucasian, 20% U.S. ethnic minority and international students
  • Average age: 20.6

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 Fine Arts in Communication: Film & Television Production
  • Master of Fine Arts in Communication: Screenwriting
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Social Work
  • Education Specialist

Graduation Rate and Retention 2019-2020

  • Freshmen retention rate: 94.2%
  • Freshmen cohort 6-year graduation rate: 66%

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 2019-2020

Undergraduate (two semesters or full academic year)

  • Tuition and fees: $30,954 (13-18 credit hours)
  • Room (double occupancy): approximately $4,304
  • Board (20-meal plan): approximately $3,232
  • Total costs before aid: approximately $38,488
  • Average cost after aid: approximately $12,829

Other programs

  • Online Programs: $399 /hr.
  • Graduate Business: $595 /hr.
  • Graduate Communication: $595 /hr.
  • Graduate Education: $475 /hr.
  • Graduate MSW: $595 /hr.

Undergraduate Profile

Originating from:

  • 42 states
  • Top states:
    • Kentucky— 55%
    • Ohio— 8%
    • Indiana— 6%
    • Florida— 4%
    • Illinois— 3%
    • Tennessee— 3%
    • Texas— 3%
    • Michigan— 2%
    • Georgia— 2%
    • North Carolina— 1%
    • Pennsylvania— 1%
    • Virginia— 1%
  • Outside the U.S. 6.5%
  • International citizens from 37 nations: Argentina, Bolivia, the Bahamas, Brasil, Canada, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Germany, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Kenya, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Portugal, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Uganda, United Kingdom

Top Majors 2020

  • Media Communication— 14.8%
  • Business/Business Administration— 5.6%
  • Equine Studies— 5.6%
  • Psychology— 4.7%
  • Exercise Science— 5.1%
  • Accounting— 3.8%
  • Elementary Education— 3.8%
  • Communication— 3.3%
  • Biology— 3%
  • Social Work— 3%

Asbury University Athletics

  • Asbury University is part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
  • 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 swimming and diving
    • Women’s lacrosse
    • Women’s volleyball
    • Men’s baseball
    • Women’s softball
    • Co-ed Cheerleading
    • Co-ed Tumbling

All statistics are current as of 03/15/2021.