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Bellarmine University
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  • 4 Year
  • LOUISVILLE, KY

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

2001 NEWBURG RD
LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Sun Conference
From Bellarmine University

Bellarmine is an inclusive, private, Catholic university in Louisville, Ky., where meaningful connections lead to successful outcomes. A Bellarmine education empowers students to answer their calling through academic excellence, transformative experiences, and career preparedness. In fact, 98% of BU graduates are working full-time or continuing their education within six months of graduation. Our graduates also have the highest salaries of any Kentucky university.

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Bellarmine University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
82%
SAT Range
1020-1280
ACT Range
21-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$24,425 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$32,626 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
79%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 52 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 52 responses

Majors

Public Price Promise

For qualifying students, Bellarmine will match the current direct cost of your state’s flagship university – that’s often your state’s largest, oldest university.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    94%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,407 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
116
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
24%
Varsity Athletes
20%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Ambitious
    41%
  • Clique prone
    15%
  • Diverse
    15%
  • Proactive
    12%
  • Outgoing
    9%
  • Studious
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
66%
Poll
66%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 58 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 66 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
  • Tight knit, academically challenging.
    52%
  • Freshmen Friendly
    21%
  • Small, friendly
    18%
  • Fast-paced
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
93%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 29 responses

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