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    A Bellarmine education empowers students to answer their calling through academic excellence, meaningful experiences and career preparedness.

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    Meaningful Connections

    Bellarmine offers a unique liberal-arts based education delivered by world-class faculty. Learn more about our undergraduate and graduate programs.

    Transformative Experiences

    For a small, liberal arts university, Bellarmine is big on opportunities to get involved, find your fit and become your best self.

    Successful Outcomes

    98% of Bellarmine graduates are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.

    97% of graduates are working in their chosen field.

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    BELLARMINE KNIGHT LIFE

    Undergraduate Studies

    Explore Our Majors and Programs

    Bellarmine students pursue an education based in the liberal arts in the distinguished and inclusive Catholic tradition of educational excellence, the oldest and most rewarding in the western world. Grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, we offer more than 50 majors, a complementary set of minors and dual degree programs.

    BELLARMINE BY THE NUMBERS

    98%

    Grads Employed/Grad School within 6 Months

    97%

    Graduates Work in their Chosen Field

    #1

    Best Value in the Louisville Area

    12:1

    Student to Faculty Ratio
    Graduate and Second Degree

    Take Your Degree to the Next Level

    Bellarmine provides more than thirty programs to upskill and advance your personal and career goals. Bellarmine offers top-ranked graduate, second degree and certificate programs in Business, Communication, Education, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Health Professions, Clinical Sciences and Athletic Training.

    BELLARMINE FROM THE KNIGHTS

    FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION 

    Affording Your Bellarmine Education

    Bellarmine offers a variety of scholarships grants and awards to help make it easier for you to attain a top-notch education. In fact, 100% of incoming first-year students receive financial aid. With Bellarmine's Public Price Promise, get the distinction of a private, liberal arts learning experience for the same price as a state school. And, Kentucky high school graduates who have a financial barrier for attending college, based on their Federal Pell Grant status, can have 100% of their tuition and fees covered through the new Hope Scholarship.

    YOUR INVESTMENT PAYS OFF

    $30k

    Average Institutional Award

    $35k

    Average Comprehensive Award

    #1

    Top Earners vs All Other KY Schools

    $47k

    Average Starting Salary

     

    THE BELLARMINE IMPACT

    Explore Experiences

    Bellarmine delivers an affordable, unique liberal-arts based curriculum that ensures all students receive support and experiences that will challenge them to accomplish more than they thought possible.

    Personalized Pathways

    Bellarmine students experience a customized academic journey with a strong network of personal support through mentors, coaches and advisers.

    Calling and Purpose

    Bellarmine is a supportive and safe atmosphere where students are encouraged to grow, building a lifelong love of learning, with successful careers of purpose.

    Lifelong Success

    Bellarmine provides students the foundation for meaningful careers with personal and civic engagement, and support for life.

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    ABOUT BELLARMINE

    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.