University of Louisville: Ranking & Review

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Louisville Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 156 449
Top 3%

University of Louisville Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%77%74%
Applicants10,9874,9116,076
Admissions8,2733,7644,509
Enrolled undergraduates2,7961,3121,484
Enrolled total (including graduate students)21,40210,31211,090

4,431 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,813 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores366
Percent of students submitting SAT scores14%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
590
Math
590

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,796
Percent of students submitting ACT scores100%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
26
ACT Math
24

University of Louisville Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $26,450 $41,472
Off-campus $27,026 $42,048
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,374 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Louisville provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,678 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $11,068 $26,090
Fees for full-time undergraduates $196 $196
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $462 $1,088
Tuition for Full-time graduates $12,246 $25,486
Fees for full-time graduates $196 $196
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $681 $1,417

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs 293 146 279 718
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 445 183 628
Education 246 323 33 602
Engineering 377 146 25 548
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 276 37 313
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 51 219 2 272
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 260 7 267
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 130 78 43 251
Social Sciences 191 20 9 220
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 34 132 46 3 215
Psychology 194 8 8 210
Visual and Performing Arts 107 43 1 151
English Language and Literature & Letters 80 15 10 105
Legal Professions and Studies 15 74 89
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 38 7 13 58
Physical Sciences 41 9 5 55
History 41 5 46
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 44 44
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 28 11 39
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 26 11 37
Mathematics and Statistics 29 4 2 35
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 19 4 1 24
Architecture and Related Services 13 13
Philosophy and Religious Studies 9 9
Grand Total682,9941,3795084,949

A total of 3,062 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Louisville.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,887 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%50%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 48%

General info

Alternative namesUofL
Founded1798
MottoIt's Happening Here
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff6,376
Instructional FTE1,999
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitelouisville.edu
Address2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, Kentucky, 40292-0001
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone5028525555

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