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Tuition

$10,952

$24,840

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,496
Declined + 2,646
Total Received 9,142
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1  :  16

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Health/Human Performance
  3. Biology
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School Facts

University of Louisville, founded in 1798, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 345-acre campus is located in Louisville, KY.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 21,447
Established in 1798
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 1838
ACT 1556

Social Networks

Public

15,957

undergraduate students

5,490

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
23%
500-599
41%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
32%
500-599
40%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
26%
24-29
38%
18-23
34%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
15%
24-29
47%
18-23
31%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
17%
24-29
44%
18-23
38%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Louisville, KY

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Louisville, KY

345-acre campus located in Louisville, KY (population: 253,128). Served by air and bus. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Louisville
2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40292

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
70%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
18 fraternities 18% of male students
 
11 sororities 13% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
23%
500-599
41%
400-499
24%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
32%
500-599
40%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
26%
24-29
38%
18-23
34%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
15%
24-29
47%
18-23
31%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
17%
24-29
44%
18-23
38%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
August 19
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,496
Declined + 2,646
Total Received 9,142

Admissions Contact

Jenny L. Sawyer
Executive Director of Admissions
P: 800 334-8635
F: 502 852-6526
admitme@louisville.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,750
Room $4,790
Board $1,860
Additional fees $202
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $17,602
Average Financial Aid - $10,980
Total with Avg. Aid $6,622

Financial Aid

61%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,980

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $19,562,758
State $10,056,072
Institutional $19,945,498
Other external $6,025,738
Total $55,590,066

Non-need-based

Federal $24,859
State $5,976,805
Institutional $15,077,886
Other external $3,600,158
Total $24,679,708

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Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic Coast Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Louie the Cardinal
School colors
red and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Administration of Justice
Anatomical Sciences/Neurobiology
Anthropology
Applied Geography
Applied Sociology
Applied/Industrial Mathematics
Art
Art Education
Art History
Asian Studies
Atmospheric Sciences
Audiology
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Bioengineering
Bioethics/Medical Humanities
Biology
Biostatistics/Decision Science
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Investigation Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Communicative Disorders
Community Health Education
Computer Engineering/Computer Science
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Counseling/Personnel Services
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dental Hygiene
Dental Medicine
Dentistry
Early Childhood Education
Early Elementary Education
Economics
Education Administration/Instructional Leadership
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership/Organizational Development
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Science
English
English/Rhetoric/Composition
Entrepreneurship
Epidemiology
Equine Business
Exercise Physiology
Experimental Psychology
Finance
French
French Language/Literature
Geography
Health/Human Performance
Health/Physical Education
Higher Education Administration
History
Human Resources Education
Human Resources/Organization Development
Humanities
Industrial Engineering
Instructional Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
Justice Administration
Latin American Studies
Law
Liberal Studies
Literacy
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medicine
Microbiology/Immunology
Middle School Education
Middle/Secondary Education
Music Composition
Music Education
Music General
Music History/Literature
Music Performance
Music Theory
Music Therapy
Nursing
Oral Biology
Organizational Learning/Leadership
Pan African Studies
Pan-African Studies
Paralegal Studies
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Philosophy
Physics
Physiology/Biophysics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Health Sciences
Reading Education
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Administration
Sports Administration
Studio Art/Design
Teacher Leadership
Theatre Arts
Urban Planning
Urban/Public Affairs
Women's/Gender Studies
Women/Gender Studies
Workforce Leadership
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Undergraduate

74%

15,957
students

Female
51%
8,187

Male
49%
7,770

Graduate

26%

5,490
students

Female
53%
2,920

Male
47%
2,570

undergraduateFull-time

77%

12,426
students

Female
52%
6,451

Male
48%
5,975

undergraduatePart-time

23%

3,531
students

Female
50%
1,736

Male
50%
1,795

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
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

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
India
Panama
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sharolyn Pepper
International Student Coordinator
502 852-6604
pepper@louisville.edu

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