University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292-0001

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 21,578
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 15:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 7,027 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
Medical Degree
(The institution has its own hospital)
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

73%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Louisville is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,404 applications and 7,550 students were granted admission. University of Louisville is at the #71 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 99% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 0% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
ACT22 to 29

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$60
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Louisville charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $26,090 and in-state students paid $11,068.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$16,249
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$11,068
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$26,090
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of University of Louisville's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 31% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,225 (which is 4.7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Louisville in 2016-2017, was 1,214, which is 44% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,070 (which is 4.4% below the national average.)

$4,225
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,070
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
97%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Louisville has enrolled a total of 21,578 students (16,521 students full-time and 5,057 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 21,578 students, 998 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 49% men and 51% women and 15,826 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 5,752 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,589 students for distance studies.

21,578
Total Enrollment
998
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 74%

Black/African American: 11%

Hispanic: 4%

Two or more races: 4%

Asian: 4%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Louisville.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Engineering 28% 1,269 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 16% 752 0
Legal Professions And Studies 9% 421
Health Professions And Related Programs 6% 296
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 222
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 106
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 98 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 2% 74
Social Sciences 1% 63
Psychology 1% 53

Graduation & Dropout Rates

53%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Louisville full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

5%
Still enrolled
42%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$33,500
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Louisville graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,500. Last year, out of the total 3,253 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,025 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,497 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,112 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $33,500 $40,300
Employment Rate 93% 89%
Total Graduates 3,253 3,497

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of University of Louisville.

University of Kentucky
69.2 mile away