Bellarmine University Overview
Located in Louisville, Kentucky, Bellarmine University is a private not-for-profit institution. Louisville is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Bellarmine University Known For?
- Students at Bellarmine U have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 4%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Bellarmine U.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 42% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Bellarmine U bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $45,700 a year. That's about 12% more than their peers at other schools.
- On average, it takes about 4.2 years for students from Bellarmine U to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
Bellarmine University Rankings
Out of the 35 colleges in Kentucky, Bellarmine U is ranked at #6.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Bellarmine U has earned from around the web.
|#69||Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific||College Factual|
|#86||Best Colleges for Education||College Factual|
|#98||Best Value Colleges for Nursing||College Factual|
Where Is Bellarmine University?
Contact details for Bellarmine U are given below.
|Address:||2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, KY 40205-0671|
How Do I Get Into Bellarmine U?
You can apply to Bellarmine U online at: www.bellarmine.edu/admissions/applyNow.asp
Admission Requirements for Bellarmine U
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Bellarmine U?
Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 91%, and the acceptance rate for women is 88%.
Average Test Scores
About 16% of students accepted to Bellarmine U submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 610. Math scores were between 520 and 600.
Can I Afford Bellarmine University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Bellarmine U, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $7,093 a year. That adds up to $28,372 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Bellarmine U is 4.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Bellarmine University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 817 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,408 full-time undergraduates at Bellarmine U, 36% are male and 64% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bellarmine University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||113|
|Hispanic or Latino||96|
Kentucky students aren't the only ones who study at Bellarmine University. At this time, 24 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 28 countries are represented at Bellarmine U. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Saudi Arabia, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Bellarmine University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bellarmine U has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 38th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Bellarmine U majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||14%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||18%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bellarmine U ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Bellarmine U.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Health Sciences & Services||#69|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#356|
Bellarmine University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Braindrain0000 under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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