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University Profile

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

Enrollment Figures for Fall 2017

  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 1,274
  • Adult Professional Studies: 426
  • Graduate: 256
  • Total university enrollment: 1,956

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)

  • 41 states
  • Top states: Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Texas, Georgia and Tennessee
  • Current students from 35 foreign nations
  • Alumni living in 80+ foreign nations

Other Demographics (Undergraduate)

  • Ethnicity: 83% Caucasian, 17% U.S. ethnic minority and international students
  • 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 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 2016-2017

  • Freshmen retention rate: 84.6%
  • Freshmen cohort 6-year graduation rate: 59.3%

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 2017-2018

Undergraduate (two semesters or full academic year)

  • Tuition and fees: $29,500 (13-18 credit hours)
  • Room (double occupancy): approximately $3,904
  • Board (20-meal plan): approximately $3,046
  • Total costs before aid: approximately $36,450
  • Average cost after aid: approximately $12,065

Other programs

  • Adult Professional Studies: $399 /hr.
  • Graduate Business: $611 /hr.
  • Graduate Communication: $595 /hr.
  • Graduate Education: $475 /hr.
  • Graduate MSW: $595 /hr.

Undergraduate Profile

Originating from:

  • 41 states
  • Top states:
    • Kentucky— 53%
    • Ohio— 9%
    • Indiana— 6%
    • Florida— 3%
    • Illinois— 2%
    • Michigan— 2%
    • Texas— 2%
    • Georgia— 2%
    • Tennessee— 2%
    • North Carolina— 1%
    • Pennsylvania— 1%
    • Virginia— 1%
  • Outside the U.S. 5.4%
  • International citizens from 35 nations: the Bahamas, Barbados, Brasil, Canada, Chad, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Germany, Ghana, Honduras, Iceland, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Rwanda, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, Ukraine, Venezuela

Top Majors 2017

  • Media Communication— 15.1%
  • Business/Business Administration— 6.3%
  • Elementary Education— 6.1%
  • Equine Studies— 6.0%
  • Psychology— 5.5%
  • Biology— 5.2%
  • Communication— 3.5%
  • Worship Arts— 2.9%
  • Social Work— 2.7%
  • Accounting— 2.4%

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 02/26/2018.