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2001 Newburg Rd, Louisville, KY 40205, United States

Location info of Bellarmine University

  • On the edge of downtown Louisville Bellarmine is set on three beautiful hills in the artful and eclectic Highlands neighborhood. We are within walking distance of the Bardstown Road corridor, where coffee houses, restaurants, and one-of-a-kind shops add to the overall Bellarmine experience.
  • Downtown Louisville is just minutes away and offers world-class theatre, arts, sports, museums and gorgeous riverfront parks. Louisville is situated on the mile-wide Ohio River, at the gateway to the South and the crossroads of the Midwest. Two hundred million people – two-thirds of the nation’s population – live within a 500-mile radius of the city.

Top Reasons to Study in Bellarmine University

Teaching You’ll Never Forget

Bellarmine faculty scholars are passionate about teaching. 179 full-time faculty, with 88 percent holding a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field, teach at Bellarmine.

A Human Scale Learning Environment

Our student-faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Our average class size at Bellarmine is 20. There are 29 students or fewer in 84 percent of our classes.

The Bellarmine Difference

Bellarmine is growing rapidly, not only with great new campus amenities and academic programs, but also in regional and national prominence

University details

About Bellarmine University

Located in the historic Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, Bellarmine University is a community of high impact learners that consistently ranks among the nation’s best colleges and universities. Our students pursue an education based in the liberal arts – and in the distinguished, inclusive Catholic tradition of educational excellence, the oldest and most rewarding in the western world. It is a lifelong education, worthy of the university’s namesake, Saint Robert Bellarmine, and of his invitation to each of us to learn and live In Veritatis Amore – in the love of all that is beautiful, true and good in life.

Career at Bellarmine University

  • 98% Grads Employed/Grad School within 6 Months.
  • 95% Graduates Work in their Chosen Field.

The Career Development Center at Bellarmine University serves all current students and alumni with a variety of career exploration and preparation services, such as; job search strategy, self and career assessment, résumé review, mock interviews, employer on-campus recruiting events and classroom presentations. We want Bellarmine students to be successful both academically and professionally.

Campus life

Located right on the edge of downtown Louisville in The Highlands, the city’s first suburb, Bellarmine is within walking distance of popular public parks, shops, restaurants, and clubs.

Ranking & Accreditation of Bellarmine University

  • #234 in National Universities (tie) U.S. News & World Report, 2023
  • #92 among all US universities in the South Forbes
  • #1 Best Value in the Louisville Area

Student Accommodation at Bellarmine University

  • Housing: $4,630
  • Dining: $4,860
  • Other: $1,590
  • Matriculation Fee: $400 *

*First-time, full-time students only; charged one time in fall semester. The $200 enrollment deposit will be applied to this fee.

Programs at Bellarmine University


  1. Actuarial Science
  2. Art
  3. Digital Art
  4. Painting
  5. Photography
  6. Sculpture and Extended Media
  7. Arts Administration
  8. Art
  9. Music
  10. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Bachelor of Arts)
  11. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Bachelor of Science)
  12. Biology
  13. Biology, Bachelor of Science Organismal Track
  14. Biology, Bachelor of Science Pre-Professional Track
  15. Chemistry (Bachelor of Arts)
  16. Chemistry (Bachelor of Science)
  17. Communication
  18. Computer Science
  19. Criminal Justice Studies
  20. Data Science
  21. Design, Arts, and Technology : Business Administration
  22. Design, Arts, and Technology : Communication
  23. Design, Arts, and Technology : Computer Science
  24. Design, Arts, and Technology : Digital Art
  25. Design, Arts, and Technology : English
  26. Design, Arts, and Technology : Painting
  27. Design, Arts, and Technology : Photography
  28. Design, Arts, and Technology : Psychology
  29. Design, Arts, and Technology : Sculpture/Ext Media
  30. Design, Arts, and Technology : English
  31. Environmental Justice and Sustainability
  32. Environmental Science
  33. History
  34. Integrated Studies
  35. Liberal Arts
  36. Mathematics (Bachelor of Arts)
  37. Mathematics (Bachelor of Science)
  38. Music
  39. Instrumental (Bachelor of Arts)
  40. Instrumental (Bachelor of Music)
  41. Jazz Studies (Bachelor of Arts)
  42. Jazz Studies (Bachelor of Music)
  43. Music Technology (Bachelor of Music)
  44. Piano Pedagogy and Accompanying (Bachelor of Music)
  45. Theory and Composition (Bachelor of Music)
  46. Vocal Performance (Bachelor of Arts)
  47. Vocal Performance (Bachelor of Music)
  48. Neuroscience
  49. Political Science
  50. Psychology
  51. Clinical and Counseling
  52. Human Resources
  53. Sociology and Anthropology
  54. Anthropology Emphasis
  55. Sociology Emphasis
  56. Theology and Religious Studies
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  1. Master of Arts in Communication (Executive)*
  2. Master of Science in Digital Media (Executive)*


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  1. Nursing
  2. Respiratory Therapy
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  1. Master of Health Science in Respiratory Therapy

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  1. Exercise Science
  2. Health and Wellness
  3. Sports Performance
  4. Health Care Administration
  5. Health Humanities
  6. Aging and End of Life Studies
  7. Health Disparities and Health Equity
  8. Narrative Health and Medical Humanities
  9. Public Health
  10. Sports Administration
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  1. Education
  2. Elementary Education and Learning and Behavior Disorders
  3. High School Art (P-12)
  4. High School Biology
  5. High School Chemistry
  6. High School English
  7. High School Mathematics
  8. High School Music (P-12)
  9. High School Social Studies
  10. Middle Grades English and Learning and Behavior Disorders
  11. Middle Grades Mathematics and Learning and Behavior Disorders
  12. Middle Grades Science and Learning and Behavior Disorders
  13. Middle Grades Social Studies and Learning and Behavior Disorders
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  1. Master of Business Administration: Weekend (Executive)*

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  1. Accounting
  2. Business Administration
  3. Economics
  4. Finance
  5. Marketing
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