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Bellarmine is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Founded as a college for men in 1950, it adopted coeducation when it merged with Ursuline College in 1968. Its 120-acre campus is located in Louisville.

Website: www.bellarmine.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,552
Undergraduate
Students
(63.8%) 1,627 Women
(36.2%) 925 Men
817
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
86% of 5,535 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.56
SAT Math
520-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$59,320
Tuition and Fees
$42,430
Room and Board
$9,420
Average Percent of Need Met
82%
Average Freshman Award
$38,254
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,095
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
176
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Louisville Population
605,110
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Louisville
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
40% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Knight
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
4.9% Black/African-American
4.0% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
81.0% White
3.7% Unknown
International Students
1.3% from 22 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
56.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
75%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
24.0%
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