B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B
University of Louisville is ...
Public
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
73%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
1000-1240
ACT Range
22-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$16,249/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,438/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,084/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,792/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,526/ year
  • $110k+
    $19,937/ year
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Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
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.123 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.123 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,434Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 78 responses
Report
  • Friendly
    36%
  • Interesting
    23%
  • Unique
    23%
  • Basic
    12%
  • Aloof
    3%
  • Southern
    3%
  • Diverse
    1%

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.157 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.178 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 78 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    53%
  • Friendly
    12%
  • Average
    10%
  • 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
$40,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
53%
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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The University of Louisville has opened so many doors in my personal and academic career. I have met so many people and built connections with many professors, administrators, and much more. I have joined organizations such as C.O.N.E.C.T. Peer Mentoring program, the Diversity Club, and many more. I appreciate every opportunity and hope everyone is enjoying college as much as I have!
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The University of Louisville staff is amazing. As a returning non-traditional student they were extremely helpful in getting me back on track to my BA. I will graduate this Summer and will start grad school at UofL in the Fall. The professors are fantastic and always create a challenging yet, very helpful academic environment. Overall the school has a small, family like feel. I would highly recommend UofL to anyone who asked!
The campus is beautiful and easy to get around. For the most part everyone is super friendly and willing to help (classmates and professors). Tons of entertainment through our athletic departments, clubs and facilities. It's awesome to be on a campus with people from all over the country and world! But the area around campus is the safest and a bit run down but all of that can be avoided! Education is outstanding and mentors/ advisors are always on site to help with any questions and concerns.