#2 Best Value Colleges in Kentucky

Bellarmine University

Louisville, Kentucky

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Student Population
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Location Louisville, Kentucky
Online bellarmine.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Bellarmine University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Louisville, Kentucky, Bellarmine University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,191 prospective students applied, and 3,452 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 573 enrolled in the school.  2,732 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 561 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $41,520 plus fees of $1,950. Bellarmine University is ranked 321 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Bellarmine University is rated within the top 39% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1020/1280
ACT 21/28
GPA 3.42
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due May 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Bellarmine University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$768
Other Fees$1,950
Room and Board $9,420
Budget for Other Expenses$7,422
Total One Year Cost$61,080

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$50,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
66% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Bellarmine University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 26%
Business 14%
Psychology 9%
Education 9%
Social Sciences 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=156286 IPEDS survey data for Bellarmine University.

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