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University of Louisville

  • Louisville, KY
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 51%49%
    student ratio
  • 15,957
    total students
  • $10,236 | $24,124
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 15
    fall application deadline
  • 71%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 544
    sat math
  • 561
    sat reading
  • 8
    sat writing
  • 25
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration, Management and Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education (Multiple Levels)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Dental Hygiene
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Health
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

71% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied9,142
    • Accepted6,496
    • Acceptance Rate71%
    • Enrolled15,957
    • Female Applicants5,032
    • Females Accepted3,453
    • Female Acceptance Rate68%
    • Male Applicants4,110
    • Males Accepted3,043
    • Male Acceptance Rate74%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.53
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 15th --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer July 1st --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 561 500 620
    • SAT Math 544 510 640
    • SAT Writing 8
    • ACT Composite 25 22 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$10,236
    • Out-of-state tuition *$24,124
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$7,710.00
    • Room only *$4,790.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students15,957
    • Male Student Percentage49%
    • Female Student Percentage51%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.63%
    • Black or African American11.48%
    • White or Caucasian76.44%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.14%
    • Asian3.11%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.04%
    • Two or more races3.52%
    • Unknown.21%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout1.41% representing 53 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students14.9% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled, Cooperative housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 31%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Baptist Campus Ministry, Society of Porter Scholars, Association of Black Students, Common Ground, Raise Red Dance Marathon
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other The University of Louisville Alert notification system

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 1 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 No
    • Crew No No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports No No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes Division A Yes
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Gymnastics No No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division 1 No
    • Crew No Division 1 Yes
    • Cross-country running Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Gymnastics Yes No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Swimming Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Track Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,277
    • Full-time Percentage66%
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio16:1 or 16,015 students to 988 faculty

Location & Contact

2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40292-0001
USA

Ms.Jenny Sawyer

Executive Director of Admissions

Phone: 502-852-6531
Fax: 502-852-4776
Email: admitme@louisville.edu



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