Bellarmine University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Louisville, KY

$42,830

Avg tuition

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About Bellarmine University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Bellarmine University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Louisville, Kentucky. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,331, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 66%. The university offers 44 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 66%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $42,830.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

66% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1060-1260

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-28

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students Enrolled

12%

Online Student Enrollment

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

77%

Black

7%

Hispanic

5%

Unknown

4%

Two or more races

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

64%

Socio-economic diversity

31% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

6

Total Online Enrollment

386

Student Location Breakout

12% 88%

Percent of Programs Online

91% On-campus

9% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 24% online

Doctorate 33% online

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

31%

State Grant Aid

72%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

31%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,823
State Grant Aid $4,786
Institution Grant Aid $28,913
Pell Grant Aid $4,499

Financial Outlook

$43k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.