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We are delighted  in your interest in Brescia University! We have a staff of committed admissions counselors who are here to guide you through this exciting process and answer any questions you may have. The next step in your future starts with simply filling out an application. Choose the description below that applies to you and click on the link to start the application process.

There’s no application fee when you apply online. If you prefer to submit a printed version of the application, please contact the Office of Admissions at 1-877-BRESCIA.

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First-Time Freshmen

If you are currently enrolled in high school or have graduated from high school less than three years ago without attending a college or university, use the links below to apply for the appropriate semester.

*If you have non-traditional credit (CLEP, AP, Dantes, IB), please contact the Office of Admissions at 1-877-BRESCIA.

After submitting the application, please submit the following materials to the Office of Admission:

  • Official High School Transcript or GED scores (*WES evaluation required of international applicants.)
  • ACT or SAT Scores (Not required if out of high school for more than three years.)
  • TOEFL Score (*Required for non-native English speaking international applicants.)

Materials can be submitted to admissions@brescia.edu or mailed to: Office of Admissions, 717 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42301.

Non-Traditional Student

If you have graduated high school more than three years ago without attending a college or university, use the links below to apply for the appropriate semester.

After submitting the application, please submit the following materials to the Office of Admissions:

  • Official copy of high school transcript or an official GED score report

Materials can be submitted to admissions@brescia.edu or mailed to: Office of Admissions, 717 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42301.

Transfer Student

If you have attended a college or university in the past, use the links below to apply for the appropriate semester.

After submitting the application, please submit the following materials to the Office of Admissions:

  • Official Transcripts for every college or university you have attended. (*WES evaluation is required of international applicants.)
  • TOEFL Score (*Required for non-native English speaking international applicants.)

Materials can be submitted to admissions@brescia.edu or mailed to: Office of Admissions, 717 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42301.

Online Student

If you are planning to enroll in an online degree program with BUonline, use the links below to apply for the appropriate semester. For more information regarding online degree options, please visit the BUonline webpage.

After submitting the application, please submit the following materials to the Office of Admissions:

  •  Sealed, official transcripts from every institution you have attended after high school, if applicable.**

**If you have never attended a post-secondary school, please request to have your sealed, official high school transcripts sent directly from your school to ours.

Materials can be mailed to: Office of Admissions, 717 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky, 42301.

Online MSW Student

If you are interested in applying for our newly created online MSW programclick here to complete our free online application.

Brescia University’s MSW program is pending approval by SACS-COC and anticipates approval prior to the start of the fall 2017 semester.  Also, Brescia University’s MSW program is not yet accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) but we are actively working through the accreditation process, which takes three to four years.  Students admitted during or after the academic year in which the program is granted candidacy will be recognized as having graduated from an accredited program.

Please note that students must attach additional materials such as a personal statement and final field evaluation in order to submit the online application.  Please see the application for further details.

MBA, MSM, or MSTL Student

If you are interested in applying for our Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree, our online, two-year, Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree, or our online, two-year, Master of Science in Teacher Leadership (MSTL) degree use the links below to apply for the appropriate program.

  •  Click here to complete our free online application for the MBA or MSM Online Program
  •  Click here to complete our free online application for the MSTL Online Program

Applicants will be notified in writing what materials are required to complete their application.

Non-Degree Seeking Student

If you are interested in taking a course at Brescia for credit or personal enrichment without seeking a degree, click here to apply online. 

**Please note that Non-Degree students are not eligible to receive financial assistance. No further documentation is needed to complete the application.