Bellarmine University Rankings

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In the World#2759 of 14178
In North America#841 of 2629
In the United States#774 of 2528
In Kentucky#11 of 40
In Louisville#3 of 10

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
66%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
25
Avg. cost to attend
$23,158 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,553
Graduates
778
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Bellarmine University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%66%66%
Applicants4,8111,5843,227
Admissions3,1861,0472,139
Freshmen enrolled full time616216400
Freshmen enrolled part time11

261 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

125 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
123 or 20%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1060
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Bellarmine University are 1060-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
550 or 89%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Bellarmine University are 22-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2551 (77%)
Black or African American218 (7%)
Hispanic155 (5%)
Two or more races125 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown122 (4%)
Asian79 (2%)
Nonresident Alien70 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$23,158/year
Average aid awarded
$33,865
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$21,398
$30-48K$18,667
$48-75K$21,666
$75-110K$22,467
$110K+$26,737

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$40,880$11,734
Tuition in-state$40,880$11,734
Tuition out-of-state$40,880$11,734
Fee in-district$1,550
Fee in-state$1,550
Fee out-of-state$1,550

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,085
Combined charge for room and board$9,420
Room charge$4,800
Meal charge$4,620

Bellarmine University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse12826
Business Administration and Management, General4068
Physical Therapy & Therapist1267
Psychology, General60
Speech Communication and Rhetoric4512
Biology & Biological Sciences, General51
Kinesiology and Exercise Science46
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth42
Elementary Education and Teaching1815
Secondary Education and Teaching913
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia20
Accounting17
English Language and Literature, General14
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies14
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology13
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies13
Finance, General13
Computer and Information Sciences, General12
Fine & Studio Arts, General11
Political Science and Government, General11
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management11
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other10
Economics, General9
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist62
Educational Leadership and Administration, General8
History, General7
Music, General7
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist61
Actuarial Science6
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General6
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other5
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching14
Environmental Science4
Mathematics, General4
Athletic Training & Trainer4
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration4
Taxation4
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing4
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist3
Chemistry, General3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Computer Engineering, General3
Physics, General2
Health & Health Care Administration & Management2
Environmental Studies2
Spanish Language and Literature1
Sociology1
Theology & Theological Studies1
Philosophy1
Data Modeling & Warehousing and Database Administration1
Grand Total61522883
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate66%61%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
816
Citations
11,500

Publication count by topic

Medicine
200
Psychology
192
Biology
59
Sociology
54
Political science
54
Economics
31
Computer science
28
Business
26
Philosophy
24
Chemistry
22
Mathematics
21
History
19
Art
13
Geography
12
Engineering
9
Physics
6
Environmental science
3
Geology
2
Materials science
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology15314,610
Economics1785808
Medicine20463,387
Philosophy205010
Political science2160133
History216610
Art21997
Geography2427228
Geology2646114
Sociology287793
Physics3091198
Business3388110
Environmental science382980
Biology3890532
Mathematics441573
Chemistry4472217
Engineering458032
Computer science500068
Materials science57402

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199037
1991417
1992511
1993824
1994821
1995115
19961117
19971119
1998739
1999557
2000839
2001938
20021366
2003971
20041892
20051692
200617113
200718129
200820177
200919165
201023247
201128294
201249394
201368616
201477903
2015601077
2016581182
2017501137
2018461078
2019351270
2020461350

General info

Alternative namesBU
Founded1950
WikipediaBellarmine University
MottoIn Veritatis Amore
In the Love of Truth
Colorsscarlet, silver
Academic CalendarAugust to August (August - December; January-May; June-August)
Total FTE staff583
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2001 Newburg Rd
Louisville, Kentucky, 40205-0671
United States
City population760,000
Phone5022728263
Fax+1 (502) 272 8033

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