Bellarmine University welcomes three types of International Students: Degree-Seeking, Bilateral Exchange and ISEP (International Student Exchange Program).
Degree-Seeking Internationals will typically be at Bellarmine for a period of four years and will earn their degree from Bellarmine University. The students follow admission and application procedures similar to American students applying to Bellarmine. These students pay their tuition and fees directly to Bellarmine.
Bilateral Exchange Students come to study at Bellarmine for a period of one semester or one academic year. These students will apply through their home institution. These students will pay their tuition and fees to home institution. Depending on the bilateral agreement, bilateral students will either pay their housing fees to their home institution OR to Bellarmine.
ISEP is a network of 275 colleges and universities in 39 countries cooperating to provide affordable access to international education for a diverse student population. ISEP students gain intercultural competence through integration into their host institution and host culture while exploring the international dimensions of their academic field. ISEP students come to study at Bellarmine for a period of one semester or one academic year. These students will apply through their home institution and will pay tuition, housing and student fees directly to their home institution.