Bellarmine University

Louisville, KY

Bellarmine University

Louisville, KY

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Tuition & Fees

$44,620

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,170
Declined 611
Total Received 3,781
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Private

2,553

undergraduate students

778

graduate students

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School Facts

Bellarmine University, 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 College of Health Professions, the W. Fielding Rubel School of Business, the Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education, the School of Communication, the School of Environmental Studies and the School of Continuing and Professional School. Its 175-acre campus is located in Louisville, Kentucky.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,331
Established in 1950
Coeducational Coeducational

175-acre, suburban campus in Louisville (population: 770,557), 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.

  • Metropolitan area: Louisville
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Louisville International

Bellarmine University
2001 Newburg Road
Louisville
40205

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
40%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Bellarmine Activities Council
  • Knights Nation
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Delta Sigma Pi

Top Events

  • Ball on the Belle
  • Homecoming
  • Late Night Breakfast
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • 24-hour locked residence hall entrances, security cameras

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
34%
500-599
52%
400-499
5%
700-800
10%
600-699
26%
500-599
51%
400-499
13%
30-36
15%
24-29
43%
18-23
41%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline August 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.61

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,170
Declined 611
Total Received 3,781

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
class rank

Considered

alumni/ae relation
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $43,070
Room & board $9,030
Additional fees $1,550
Books & supplies $752
Other fees $4,080
Total $58,482
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Bowling

Club Sports Women

Bowling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Design and Visual Communications, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Long Term Care Administration/Management
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Music, Other
Philosophy
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

3,331

total students

71%

in-state

29%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

2,553
students

Female
64%
1,641

Male
36%
912

23%

778
students

Female
65%
505

Male
35%
273

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

2,416
students

Female
65%
1,562

Male
35%
854

6%

137
students

Female
58%
79

Male
42%
58

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 80%
Student 4 year graduation rate 57%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

52

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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