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Asbury University is a private institution that was founded in 1890. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,452, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 65 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Asbury University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (South), 4. Its tuition and fees are $25,311 (2012-13).
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Asbury University, founded in 1890, is a private Christian Liberal Arts College in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition whose 65-acre campus is located 15 miles south of Lexington, KY. Through a commitment to academic excellence and spiritual vitality, Asbury University equips men and women for a lifetime of learning, leadership and service in the professions, society, family and the Church, thereby preparing them to engage their cultures and advance the cause of Christ around the world. The Templeton Foundation named Asbury one of the top character building institutions in the US. Asbury University is a leader in preparing students in the fields of Media Communication, education, and Christian Ministries.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Asbury University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. It is more selective, with an acceptance rate of 63.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||63.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Asbury University is 14:1, and the school has 61.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Asbury University include: Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician; Elementary Education and Teaching; Business Administration and Management, General; Psychology, General; and Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 79.2 percent.
Asbury University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,452, with a gender distribution of 38.2 percent male students and 61.8 percent female students. At this school, 85.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 15.0 percent of students live off campus. Asbury University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Asbury University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Asbury University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Asbury University, 51 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Asbury University.
|Students who have cars on campus||51%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Asbury University, 78.0 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $12,605.
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|Tuition and fees||$25,311 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$5,792 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data