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Bellarmine University

Louisville, KY

Bellarmine University

Overview

Bellarmine University is a Comprehensive institution located in Louisville, KY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2001 Newburg Road
Louisville, KY  40205-0671
United States
Contact Mr. Timothy A. Sturgeon
Dean of Admission
Email: admissions@bellarmine.edu
Phone: 502-272-8131

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
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Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Physical Therapy Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,535
Applied
4,751
Accepted
2,552
Enrolled
86%
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Female Admissions

3,825
Females Applied
3,254
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,710
Males Applied
1,497
Males Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.56
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
One recommendation
Required for some programs
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 15th September 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 540 640
SAT Math 520 630
ACT Composite 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

40,880
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Fees

1,550
Full-time student fees
9,420
Room & board
4,800
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

35,031
Avg. Financial Aid Package
38,254
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
26,465
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,208
Avg. Loan Aid
25,049
Avg. Grant Aid
27,188
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,552
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.98%
Black or African American 4.86%
White or Caucasian 79.9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2%
Asian 2.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 3.94%
Other 3.7%

Gender

Male (36.25%)
Female (63.75%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 40%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Ball on the Belle, Homecoming and Late Night Breakfast

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government, Bellarmine Activities Council, Knights Nation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Delta Sigma Pi

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour locked residence hall entrances, security cameras

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark No Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No Checkmark
Cross-country Running No No Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No Checkmark
Lacrosse No No Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No Checkmark
Track And Field No No Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling No No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis No No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

418
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 176
Part-time - 242
Male - 178
Female - 240