Why Bellarmine


Bellarmine offers an excellent education in one of the 30 largest metropolitan areas in the United States. U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review have repeatedly recognized Bellarmine as one of the best schools in the region.

Our student-faculty ratio is 11:1, ensuring small class sizes and a quality learning environment. 99% of Bellarmine graduates are working or continuing their education within 6 months of graduation, with an average starting salary of $50,000 for undergraduates.

Louisville is a center for medical research and the health care industry, with dozens of hospitals and research centers. It also hosts the headquarters for several major U.S. companies, including Humana, Yum! Brands, GE Appliances, Brown-Forman, and UPS.

Bellarmine is located in the heart a major cultural hub. Louisville is one of the few cities in the U.S. with a permanent orchestra, opera, museum, theater, and ballet company, and it is home to the oldest Shakespeare Festival in the United States. Louisville is also one of four cities with a park system originally designed by Frank Olmsted, the co-designer of New York City’s Central Park.