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Tuition & Fees

$40,750

$40,750

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
23%
500-599
49%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
54%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
9%
500-599
24%
400-499
48%
300-399
14%
30-36
24%
24-29
37%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
47%
18-23
42%
12-17
7%
30-36
11%
24-29
48%
18-23
41%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

64%

male

female

1
12

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,122
Declined + 1,090
Total Received 6,212
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Private (nonprofit)

2,650

undergraduate students

1,321

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 1056
ACT 1490

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School Facts

Bellarmine, founded in 1950, is an independent university affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. Merged with Ursuline College in 1968, Bellarmine became a coeducational institution. Colleges/Schools include Bellarmine College (the home of the Arts and Sciences), the Donna and Allan Lansing School of Nursing & Health Sciences, the W. Fielding Rubel School of Business, the Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education, the School of Communication, and the School of Continuing and Professional School. Its 135-acre campus is located in Louisville.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,971
Established in 1950
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Louisville, KY

135-acre, suburban campus in Louisville (population: 253,128), 100 miles from both Cincinnati and Indianapolis. Served by air and bus; major airports serve Cincinnati and Indianapolis; train serves Indianapolis. Public transportation serves campus.

Bellarmine University
2001 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY 40205

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
41%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
67%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 1% of male students
 
1 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
23%
500-599
49%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
54%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
9%
500-599
24%
400-499
48%
300-399
14%
30-36
24%
24-29
37%
18-23
37%
12-17
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
47%
18-23
42%
12-17
7%
30-36
11%
24-29
48%
18-23
41%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,122
Declined + 1,090
Total Received 6,212

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Timothy A. Sturgeon
Dean of Admission
P: 800 274-4723, extension 8131
F: 502 272-8002
admissions@bellarmine.edu

Cost

Tuition $38,800
Room $7,220
Board $4,530
Additional fees $1,950
Books & supplies $764
Total $53,264
Average Financial Aid - $30,541
Total with Avg. Aid $22,723

Financial Aid

74%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,541

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,949,222
State $5,526,643
Institutional $37,693,148
Other external $1,474,309
Total $47,643,322

Non-need-based

Federal
State $762,547
Institutional $11,812,062
Other external $616,438
Total $13,191,047

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Eastern College Athletic Conference Lacrosse (Division I), Great Lakes Valley Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Knights
School colors
scarlet and silver
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Studies
Analytics
Art/Digital Art
Art/Painting
Art/Photography
Art/Sculpture/Extended Media
Arts Administration/Art
Arts Administration/Music
Arts Administration/Theatre
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Communication/Advertising/Public Relations
Communication/Graphic/Digital Design
Communication/Journalism/New Media Writing
Communication/Social Media Marketing
Communication/Sports Broadcasting
Communication/Television/Radio Production
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Criminal Justice
Design/Arts/Technology
Digital Media
Economics
Education
Education/Elementary School Emphasis
Education/High School Emphasis
Education/Learning/Behavior Disorders
Education/Middle School Emphasis
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
Foreign Languages/International Studies
Health Science in Medical Lab Science
History
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mathematics/Actuarial Science
Medical Laboratory Science
Music/Education
Music/Instrumental
Music/Jazz Studies
Music/Piano Pedagogy/Accompanying
Music/Technology
Music/Theory/Composition
Music/Vocal
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Nursing/4 Year Track
Nursing/Accelerated Track
Nursing/Registered Nurse Track/BSN
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology/Human Resources
Psychology/Human Services
Psychology/Traditional
Respiratory Therapy
Sociology
Spanish
Spirituality
Sports Administration
Teaching
Theatre
Theology
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Undergraduate

67%

2,650
students

Female
64%
1,703

Male
36%
947

Graduate

33%

1,321
students

Female
78%
1,031

Male
22%
290

undergraduateFull-time

93%

2,476
students

Female
65%
1,595

Male
35%
881

undergraduatePart-time

7%

174
students

Female
63%
108

Male
37%
66

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

25%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

36

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

70%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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