Bellarmine University

Bellarmine University Ranking

country rank: 687
world rank: 1907

University Overview

Bellarmine University ranking, established in 1950, is a non-profit private higher education institution based in the suburbs of Louisville, Kentucky (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Bellarmine University (BU) ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education organization officially associated with the Christian-Catholic faith. It is approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Bellarmine University (BU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 70-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education institution has an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, rendering it a least selective institution. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. BU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Bellarmine University Ranking

University Identity

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

University Location

Address 2001 Newburg Road Louisville 40205-0671 Kentucky United States
Tel +1 (502) 272 8000
Fax +1 (502) 272 8033

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 2001 Newburg Road Louisville 40205 (502) 272 7100 800 274 4723

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Bellarmine University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 111,451 physical volumes, 4,982 physical media, 33,503 digital/electronic medium and 133 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Bellarmine University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,123 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

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)

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