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 Statistics for 2022 Fall

  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 1,395
  • Graduate: 244
  • Total university enrollment: 1,639

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 (All Programs)

  • Students from 40 states
  • Top 10 states: Kentucky, Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Illinois, Texas
  • 4.43% of our students come from 31 foreign nations, including China, Bolivia, Argentina, Canada, South Korea, Indonesia, Uganda, Taiwan, Singapore, Germany, and more!

Other Demographics (All Programs)

  • Ethnicity: 77% Caucasian, 21% Intercultural, 2% Unreported
  • Average Age: 24.48

Graduation Rate and Retention

  • Traditional Undergraduate Freshman Retention Fall 2021 – Fall 2022: 83.1%
  • For the 2015 first-time, full-time freshman cohort, the 6-year graduation rate was 65%

Accreditation

  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • Education Professional Standards Board
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
  • Asbury University has been approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements.

Degrees offered

  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Arts, Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Arts: Digital Storytelling
  • Master of Arts: Instructional Design
  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Master of Fine Arts: Film & Television Production
  • Master of Fine Arts: Screenwriting
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Education Specialist

Graduation Rate and Retention 2019-2020

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

Campus

  • 65-acre main 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 2022-2023

Traditional Undergraduate

  • Tuition and fees: $33,146
  • Room: $5,126
  • Board: $3,510
  • 100% of all first-time, full-time, degree-seeking undergraduate students received financial aid

Other programs

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

Top 10 Traditional Undergraduate Majors for Fall 2022

  • Media Communication—14.38%
  • Equine Studies—6.8%
  • Business Administration—6.71%
  • Exercise Science—5.73%
  • Psychology—4.57%
  • Biology—4.18%
  • Elementary Education—3.3%
  • Undecided—3.01%
  • Finance—2.82%
  • Marketing—2.72%

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 volleyball
    • Men’s baseball
    • Women’s softball
    • Co-ed Cheerleading
    • Co-ed Tumbling

All statistics are current as of 09/26/2022.