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Be part of an inclusive college campus that cares about its students, faculty community and the world. Together, we relentlessly pursue truth through enlightenment, understanding and the quest for the best possible self.


The Bellarmine Video Stream

Learn more about the stories and experiences of the Bellarmine University community through these videos

Engage in Global, Forward Thinking

Discover one of 60 majors in the arts and sciences, business, education, communication, environmental studies nursing and clinical sciences. Each program offers highly personalized teaching, advising and career counseling and hands-on, experience-rich learning in the classroom and the real world. We also have 20 second degree, graduate and doctoral programs in sectors such as education, health care, business and communication.

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The Bellarmine Blog

Bellarmine University educates students – mind body and spirit – for meaningful lives, rewarding careers, ethical leadership and service to improve the human condition. Read about our mission in action on our blog.

Invest in an Affordable Degree

Receive a private school education at a state school cost. One hundred percent of Bellarmine undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid, allowing students of all backgrounds to attend. We offer a variety of scholarships grants and awards to help make it easier for you to attain a top-notch education.

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News on the Hill

What's going on, in and around Bellarmine University.

Receive Support as a Transfer or Veteran Student

If you’re looking to change schools or go back to school after serving in the military, Bellarmine is here for you. We are a Yellow Ribbon school with no cap! For transfer students, we promise a quick review of your transcript and generous financial aid.

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Located in the historic Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, Bellarmine University is a vibrant community of educational excellence and ethical awareness 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.