Asbury University, formerly Asbury College, is a Christian liberal arts institution located in Wilmore, Kentucky, United States. Although it is a nondenominational school, the college's foundation stems from a Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. The school offers 50 majors across 17 departments. Primarily a four-year college, Asbury was ranked in the third tier of liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report in 2008. Asbury University's freshman retention rate is above 85 percent. Approximately 34 percent of incoming freshmen are in the top 10 percent of their high school classes, and more than 80 percent of current faculty are full-time.
The campus of Asbury Theological Seminary, which became a separate institution in 1940, is located across the street from Asbury University.
Asbury University is a member of the Christian College Consortium and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.
In the fall of 2009, Asbury University had a total enrollment of 1,613: 1,313 traditional undergraduate students, 162 adult degree completion students, and 138 graduate students.
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