Asbury University

Wilmore, KY

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Nothing compares to an excellent education

It’s the key to opening our minds—the road map to our next step in life. A great education empowers us to change the world as we discover our God-given purpose.

The world is vast and limitless, and, at Asbury University, we encourage students to continue learning, discovering, and experiencing. With our Christ-centered programs, you can pursue your vision for the future through areas of advanced study in Business, Communication Arts, and Education.

Asbury has always endeavored to provide the best education possible for students, and now, we want to encourage them to guide future generations. Expert faculty integrate content into commercial practice through experiential learning opportunities with faith emphasizing distinct application. You'll leave prepared for a world that awaits more leaders with strong character, innovative spirits, and wisdom.

As a Christian liberal arts university, Asbury’s mission has always been to make education attainable for everyone, and that starts with our students. That’s why we’ve designed all our graduate programs to be flexible with online asynchronous and synchronous evening courses. Here, we invite curious learners from all over the world to join a collaborative community that shares the desire to be servant-minded leaders who inspire others.

Discover a university that cares deeply about where you want your graduate education to take you. Everything we do, everything we teach, and everything we believe is oriented to unleashing your adventurous faith and preparing you for the future. Each program is personally crafted to your journey, both professionally and spiritually, and our faculty are always here to shepherd you toward success. Our University provides the welcoming space to create imaginative solutions to meet the world of tomorrow, all while providing you the tools to flourish today. Contact us to begin your next step in navigating the unpredictable, dynamic global marketplace.

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33 Graduate Program Options Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Early Childhood Education                
Education of the Gifted                
Educational Administration                
Educational Leadership                
Elementary Education                
Film Studies            
Instructional Design                
MBA - Leadership                
MBA - Marketing                
MBA - Non-Profit Admin                
MBA - Sports Management                
Media Studies            
Radio, Television, and Film            
Reading & Literacy                
Reading Specialist                
Secondary Education                
Special Education                
Sports Administration                
TESOL Education                
Teacher Certification                
Teaching English                
Teaching Foreign Language                
Teaching History                
Teaching Math                
Teaching Science                

Located in Wilmore, KY

Asbury University is located in picturesque Wilmore, Kentucky. Home to 7,000 residents, the town is surrounded by rolling hills, horse farms and the Palisades at the Kentucky River. Wilmore is also home to Asbury Theological Seminary, located across the street from the University. Residents and visitors can enjoy the Southern hospitality, quaint restaurants and shops all located in old fashioned downtown. Visit Wilmore’s website for more information.



Ranked #1 for "Best Online MBA Programs" among private schools in Kentucky | U.S. News & World Report


#14 in Regional Universities South | U.S. News & World Report


#14 in Best Value Schools | U.S. News & World Report


Nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and at the state level by the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB)


Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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Student Body

250 students

195 full-time

26 part-time




Application Fee
*may vary by program
Housing Offered? no


Admissions Office
P: 859-858-1373

Admissions Officer
Danielle Miller
Director of Graduate Admissions

What students are saying about us...

  • “Asbury has everything I desired: online flexibility designed for working students from anywhere in the world, strong reputation for ministry and missions, highly engaged faculty, a passion for social transformation, and most importantly, a solidly Christian worldview.”

    • Jerry
      Current Student
  • “I am extremely grateful for the education I received at Asbury. The level of experience and care I received from the Asbury community is an assurance that I am prepared for a media career.” 

    • Eric
  • “I have a better understanding of leadership and how to be a good steward of tangible and intangible components. I'm privileged to have my classes fit the context of my own season of ministry."

    • Dontay
      Current student
  • “I have applied what I've learned to help me build effective teams. What I've learned in the master’s program has equipped me to do the work God has called me to do.”

    • Janelle