Asbury University Overview
Asbury University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Wilmore, Kentucky. Wilmore is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
What Is Asbury University Known For?
- The post-master's certificate is the highest award offered at Asbury.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 52% of the faculty were full-time.
- On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Asbury to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
Asbury University Rankings
Out of the 35 colleges in Kentucky, Asbury is ranked at #7.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Asbury.
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Where Is Asbury University?
Contact details for Asbury are given below.
|Address:||1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, KY 40390-1198|
How Do I Get Into Asbury?
You can apply to Asbury online at: www.asbury.edu/application
Admission Requirements for Asbury
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Asbury?
Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 68%, and the acceptance rate for women is 72%.
Average Test Scores
About 28% of students accepted to Asbury submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 660. Math scores were between 470 and 620.
Can I Afford Asbury University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Asbury, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $7,192 a year. That adds up to $28,768 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Asbury is 6.8%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Asbury University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 243 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,291 full-time undergraduates at Asbury, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Asbury University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||40|
|Hispanic or Latino||43|
Kentucky students aren't the only ones who study at Asbury University. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 35 countries are represented at Asbury. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Canada, and Malaysia.
Online Learning at Asbury University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Asbury has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 36th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Asbury
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Asbury University was 17.1%. This is the #997 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Asbury regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Asbury majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||63%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||28%|
|Drama & Theater Arts||44%|
|Instructional Media Design||71%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||75%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||75%|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||56%|
|Theology & Religious Vocations||3%|
|Visual & Performing Arts||33%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Asbury ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Asbury.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Asbury University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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