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Bellarmine University

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world rank  1530

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Overview

Founded in 1950, the Bellarmine University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Louisville (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Kentucky. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Bellarmine University (BU) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Bellarmine University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 74-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

Bellarmine University's Control Typeprivate

Entity

Bellarmine University's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Bellarmine University' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized

Selectivity

Bellarmine University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Identity

Name
Acronym BU
Founded 1950
Motto In Veritatis Amore
In the Love of Truth
Colours Scarlet and silver
Mascot Knight
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University Location

Address 2001 Newburg Road
Louisville
40205-0671 Kentucky
United States
Bellarmine University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Bellarmine University Phone Number +1 (502) 272 8000
Bellarmine University Fax Number +1 (502) 272 8033

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Bellarmine University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Bellarmine University's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Bellarmine University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Bellarmine University.

Bellarmine University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
40,000-44,999 US$
(36,450-41,010 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)
International
students
40,000-44,999 US$
(36,450-41,010 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Bellarmine University's admission information.

Bellarmine University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Bellarmine University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Bellarmine University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Bellarmine University's acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.


Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is required
  • Secondary school rank is recommended
  • Secondary school record is required
  • Completion of college-preparatory program is required
  • Recommendations are required
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
  • Admission test scores are required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES


Bellarmine University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


Bellarmine University's Admission Office Admission Office

2001 Newburg Road
Louisville 40205
(502) 272 7100
800 274 4723

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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Bellarmine University.

Bellarmine University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Bellarmine University has an enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students making it a small-sized institution.


Bellarmine University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).


Bellarmine University's Control Type Control Type

Bellarmine University is a private higher education institution.


Bellarmine University's Entity Type Entity Type

Bellarmine University is a non-profit higher education institution.


Bellarmine University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


Bellarmine University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Bellarmine University's Disabled Students Friendliness Disabled Students %

This institution has a high percentage of disabled students making it particularly disability-friendly.


Bellarmine University is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Bellarmine University has a Christian-Catholic affiliation.


Carnegie Classification

Introduction

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...


The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Bellarmine University's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Research Doctoral: Single program-Education

Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Bellarmine University's main facilities:


Bellarmine University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Bellarmine University's Library

Bellarmine University's library does not have any external branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 99,968 physical volumes, 5,300 physical media, 46,637 digital/electronic media and 109 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 11 full-time employees, including 4 librarians. Bellarmine University's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Bellarmine University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the Bellarmine University provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,123 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

Bellarmine University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Bellarmine University's main services:


Bellarmine University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Bellarmine University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Bellarmine University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some courses via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

Bellarmine University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Bellarmine University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Bellarmine University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Bellarmine University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1956


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Bellarmine University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Bellarmine University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities (AIKCU)
  • National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Bellarmine University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media

Introduction

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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Bellarmine University's Facebook page Bellarmine University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Bellarmine University's X (formerly Twitter) page Bellarmine University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Bellarmine University's YouTube channel Bellarmine University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Bellarmine University's Instagram page Bellarmine University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok

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