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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    B
Louisville is a highly rated public university located in Louisville, Kentucky. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 12,025 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Louisville acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Communications, Nursing, and Psychology. Graduating 54% of students, Louisville alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,800.
About University of Louisville...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference
Address
2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292
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University of Louisville Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
1070-1290
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$17,008/ 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
$9,589/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.119 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.128 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.128 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,025Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,521
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 83 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    37%
  • Interesting
    22%
  • Unique
    22%
  • Basic
    11%
  • Aloof
    2%
  • Diverse
    2%
  • Southern
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
52%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.162 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.183 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 83 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    54%
  • Average
    11%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Accessible
    10%
  • Can't stay out of the news
    6%
  • Happy
    6%
  • Home away from home
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
54%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.72 responses
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I am a music student at UofL double majoring in Choral Music Education and Piano Performance. I absolutely love the campus, the people I met here, the professors I work with, the facilities, and the environment! I have so many wonderful opportunities to go to conferences, travel internationally, work with world-renowned performers and clinicians, and push myself to be the best student I possibly can. Go Cards!
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The University of Louisville is not like other universities. At UofL, you really learn what it is like to be a proud "Cardinal" and what"Cardinal Pride" really means. I had the privilege of the oppurtunity to leave home and go to an out-of-state college, but chose to attend UofL because I thought it was the right fit for me. And I was right! The university is amazing and I reccomned everyone to apply.
I am a Speed School student at the University of Louisville and I love it. As expected, college/university is challenging, but the academic and social support at UofL is amazing! There's so many opportunities to get involved or get help on campus, and the location of the university is really nice! The bus can take you to Bardstown Rd and there's so much to do on that street. I mainly stick to the library since I'm in Speed School, but I still manage to find something to fit in my schedule.