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University of Louisville - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


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University of Louisville Description:

With 13 schools and colleges, the University of Louisville's mission is to be Kentucky's "premier, nationally recognized metropolitan research university." The university's red brick main campus, located just three miles from downtown Louisville, features a planetarium, art gallery, field-house, and numerous stadiums. The university enrolls students from all 50 states and over 100 countries. In athletics, the Louisville Cardinals compete in the NCAA Division I American Athletic Conference. The men's and women's basketball teams have met with particular success. Track and field, volleyball, and baseball are also strong.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 21,239 (15,724 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 48% Male / 52% Female
  • 78% Full-time

Scholarships for the University of Louisville (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $9,662 (in-state); $23,146 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,570
  • Other Expenses: $4,140
  • Total Cost: $22,372 (in-state); $35,856 (out-of-state)

University of Louisville Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • University of Louisville Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 93%
    • Loans: 49%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,357
    • Loans: $5,746

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Marketing, Nursing, Physical Education, Psychology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 26%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 52%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Louisville Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://louisville.edu/about/mission.html

"The University of Louisville shall be a premier, nationally recognized metropolitan research university with a commitment to the liberal arts and sciences and to the intellectual, cultural, and economic development of our diverse communities and citizens through the pursuit of excellence in five interrelated strategic areas: (1) Educational Experience, (2) Research, Creative, and Scholarly Activity, (3) Accessibility, Diversity, Equity, and Communication, (4) Partnerships and Collaborations, and (5) Institutional Effectiveness of Programs and Services."

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