With a commitment to academic excellence and spiritual vitality, Asbury University (Wilmore, KY) encourages its 1,300 students to study, worship and serve together on a campus located 20 minutes southwest of Lexington, Kentucky's second largest city.
A multi-denominational Christian institution, the University draws students from 44 states and 14 foreign nations. Located among rolling hills and horse farms, Asbury's picturesque 739-acre campus includes an equestrian center. Asbury's 17 academic departments offer 50 majors, including equine management, with media communications the most popular choice. An accelerated adult degree completion program is offered on campus and at an Orlando, FL campus.
A sense of community pervades Asbury. Internships, exchange programs, missions and community service opportunities are available and integrated into the curriculum. The Purple Eagles compete in 15 varsity sports; the prestige of Asbury athletics got a boost when pitcher Gardner Adams was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 2011 baseball draft.
About Asbury University
With a commitment to academic excellence and spiritual vitality, Asbury University encourages its students to study, worship and serve together on a campus located 20 minutes southwest of Lexington in Wilmore, Kentucky. Primarily a four-year, multi-denominational institution, the University has been at the heart of spiritual movements throughout its history. Asbury University’s 1,956 students come from 41 states and 35 foreign nations, and more than 80 percent of the University’s students live on campus. Classes are taught by experienced scholars, 75 percent of whom hold terminal degrees in their field of study.
Asbury University, a Christian Liberal Arts University in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition, equips students, through academic excellence and spiritual vitality, for lifelong learning, leadership and service to the professions, society, the family and the Church, preparing them to engage their cultures and advance the cause of Christ around the world.