Bellarmine University provides a variety of program options for students to guide them in their growth and development. The school is located in Louisville, KY and operated as a private institution. The school maintains a Roman Catholic affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Approximately 3,300 students are enrolled yearly at Bellarmine University.
Students can pick from a few areas of study, including:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Communications And Journalism
To be considered for admissions, you may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit any transcripts or test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. The majority of students admitted to this school earn an SAT score between 980 - 1180, or an ACT composite score in a range of 22 - 27. 52% of students that apply are admitted to Bellarmine University, of which 17% choose to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.
Tuition is approximately $35,000 for the year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students should visit the school's net price calculator to determine a more personalized cost estimate. On-campus housing is available for students, which costs approximately $6,300 for the year. This school may provide financial aid for students who are eligible by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.
This school has several athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs offered may include:
- Baseball (NCAA Division II)
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the students Bellarmine University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Bellarmine University is around 3,800 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 18% enrolling as graduate students and 69% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $36,000-$43,000 per year
- Per unit charges are around $940 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$25,565|
|Receiving Student Loans||70%||$7,503|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, Bellarmine University may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Assistance to find work
Bellarmine University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 66%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||53%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||12%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
Bellarmine University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
- Basketball (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
- Track and Field (Great Lakes Valley Conference)
- Field Hockey
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Bellarmine University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Bellarmine University for official up-to-date information.