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Bellarmine University Demographics & Diversity

Louisville, Kentucky

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Bellarmine University are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 15% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Bellarmine University students
Race Percent of Students
White 85%
Black 4%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 83% more female students than male students enrolled at Bellarmine University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Bellarmine University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Bellarmine University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Bellarmine University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,164
Women 2,129

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Bellarmine University serves a low number of students outside of Kentucky, with 69 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bellarmine University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 69%
Out of State 30%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$65,601 per year

24% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,293
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5.7%
Part time Undergrads 5.3%

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