Brescia University ranked 2nd best in Kentucky, KWC ranked 10th

WalletHub recently conducted a study to determine which colleges and universities in Kentucky are the best. The University of Brescia received good marks in the report published by the Personal Finance website. Here’s why they ranked at the top of the pack.

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My husband is a graduate of Brescia University and always has positive things to say. He loved their business program, which made the choice easy for him. He’s not alone.

I’m a second year student in Brescia and I absolutely love it! The campus is just the right size, every teacher I’ve had has been very helpful and caring about your education, and I’ve made so many good friends. – Hannah Rumble

Great experience!! The Brescia family has not only changed the life of me but also of my family because of the support and quality education they provide. Well done! – Georgiana Couden


To help college-bound seniors choose the best schools in their states, WalletHub compared over 900 higher education institutions across the US based on 30 key metrics organized into seven categories, including student selectivity, cost and funding, and career outcomes. The data set ranges from the student-faculty ratio to the graduation rate and the median salary after graduation.

School snapshot: University of Brescia (1 = best; 9 = average; 18 = worst):

• 2nd – Entrance fee
• 8th – Net Cost
• 4. – Student-faculty ratio
• 5. – Crime on campus
• 3rd – Gender and racial diversity
• 10th – Completion Rate
• 17th – median salary after participation


1. Center College
2. University of Brescia
3. Bellarmine University
4. University of Louisville
5. Asbury University
6. University of Kentucky
7.Murray State University
8. University of Transylvania
9. University of Northern Kentucky
10. Kentucky Wesleyan College


My son is an international student and baseball player. The support goes beyond any other university we spoke to. The atmosphere is comfortable, respectful and focused on helping their students become young, responsible adults who will make a difference in their community. My son has Matières and has grown so much as a person thanks to the support of the university and the flexibility they offer for his baseball career and education. Will always support this university! – Veronique Dewilde

Even though this school is over 700 miles from where I live, every professor made me feel like I was a dorm student. I really felt like I was part of the school and I’m glad I was part of the Brescia University experience! – Geneca JacksonCollins

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