Brescia University, founded in 1950, is a Catholic-affiliated four-year college in Owensboro, Kentucky. The liberal arts university offers both graduate and undergraduate opportunities and places emphasis on education, faith and community service. The school is small, with an annual enrollment of fewer than 700 students. There is a student to faculty ratio of 12 to one, which means enrollees will have the chance to get to know their professors and many of their peers. U.S News and World Report ranks Brescia University as the 21st best college in the South.
The most popular majors at Brescia include Social Work, Accounting, Business Administration, Audiology and Biology. Since the college is affiliated with the Catholic Church, students are also able to pursue degrees in Theology. Individuals seeking master's degrees can choose between Business Administration, Management and Teacher Leadership. When students aren't attending class or doing homework in their college apartments, they can get to know their peers by joining student organizations and taking part in campus activities. Brescia University enrollees can participate in Habitat for Humanity, student government and even a zombie apocalypse preparation club called Z.E.S.T. (Zombie Emergency Survival Team).
Most Brescia students choose to live in off campus apartments rather than university housing, and Owensboro, Kentucky has plenty of student living opportunities. The city is located along the banks of the Ohio River and is the third largest metropolitan area in the state. Students will find plenty to do in Owensboro, which is known as "Kentucky's Festival City." Every May, the city hosts the International Bar-B-Que Festival where local grillmasters compete for the title of the best barbeque.
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