Bellarmine University is located in one of the highest ranked cities in the United States. It has been recognized as one of the best places to live in the United States. It received this recognition as a result of its high employment rate, safety, quality of life, and location.
Louisville is 600 miles/965 km from 60% of the U.S. population. It is home to such recognized international companies as UPS, YUM Brands, and Papa Johns. It is also a center for medical research and the health care industry with over 28 hospitals and research centers.
On the national level, Bellarmine received Presidential recognition for its commanding presence and commitment to the local community. Regionally, Bellarmine was recognized by the Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report as one of the top schools in the region. The Brookings Institution reports Bellarmine graduates earn more money than any others throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.