Asbury University

1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, United States
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Overview of Asbury University

About this school

Asbury, founded in 1890, is a liberal arts college with religious emphasis. Its 400-acre campus is located in Wilmore, 15 miles south of Lexington.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,717
    • Men:682 (39.7%)
    • Women:1,035 (60.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Asbury University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
1
History
-
1
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1 Macklem Drive
City, State, Zip
Wilmore, KY  40390-1198
Phone
(859) 858-3511 x2142
Fax
(859) 858-3921
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
70% of 1,105 applicants were admitted
Women
72% of 693 applicants were admitted
Men
68% of 412 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
320 (41%) of 777 admitted students enrolled
Women
189 (38%) of 496 admitted students enrolled
Men
131 (47%) of 281 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.65
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
545 average |470-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
7%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
24%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
585 average |510-660 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
13%
• Score 600 - 700
36%
• Score 500 - 600
33%
• Score 400 - 500
17%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |21-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
15%
• Score 24 - 29
36%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
6%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,500 (72.70486752926679%)
  • Room & Board: - $6,950 (17.128773875539125%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,275 (3.142329020332717%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,850 (7.024029574861368%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Asbury University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning October 31
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
283 (92.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
240 (84.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
236 (98.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 194 (82.2%) of aid recipients
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 215 (91.1%) of aid recipients
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 90 (38.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,127 (86.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,017 (90.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
954 (93.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 699 (73.3%) of aid recipients
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 854 (89.5%) of aid recipients
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 308 (32.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
91%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,123
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Business
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Relatives of Clergy, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,711

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


94

Part-Time Faculty


110

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


36%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 48% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 30% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 41% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
364,038

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
250
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Asbury University provides none

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


84.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


68.8%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (44)


  • Accounting
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Creative Writing
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Equestrian/Equine Studies
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
  • History, General
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Mathematics, General
  • Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
  • Religious Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Communication/journalism, Business/marketing, Theology and religious vocations

Online Degrees


Engineering, nursing

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Education, Master of Social Work

Master's Programs of Study (14)


  • Child and Family Studies
  • Classics
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • French
  • Mathematics Education
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Writing

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


6,084

Nearest Metropolitan Area


400 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Lexington, KY

Weather


Temperature
22.4 average low in January, 82.7 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 mile(s) from campus in Lexington
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Lexington
Nearest Train Station
80 mile(s) from campus in Cincinnati

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing

Students of College Housing


85% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


15%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
Mascot
Eagles
School Colors
Purple and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Asbury University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, asbury student congress, spiritual life board, summer ministry teams, asbury outdoors, wgm global cafe

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,323

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,717
Women
1,035
Men
682

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.8% Asian
  • 4.2% Black/African-American
  • 6.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 81.6% White
  • 2.9% Unknown

International Students


3.6% from 35 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


256

Student Resources

Study resources