Bellarmine students report higher levels of academic rigor and engagement via higher-order learning and reflective and integrative learning than Kentucky peer institutions.

High Impact Practices

Bellarmine students benefit from “High Impact Practices” (HIP) like internship or field experience, study abroad, service-learning, learning community, or research with a faculty member.
BU students participate in a HIP before graduating.
Seniors will participate in two or more.

students 79% of students participate in an internship for academic credit.


globe 35% of graduating seniors conduct research with a professor.


globe 29% participate in a study abroad experience.

Bellarmine faculty interactions and teaching practices wereranked highest of Kentucky schools.

What are our 2019 grads doing?

#KnightsGetHired99% of all graduates are working or continuing their education* within six months of graduation.
  • 83% — Working

  • 16% — Continuing Education

  • 1% — Still Looking

*including military or volunteer service.

Where are our 2019 grads now?

Our 2019 graduates are working and studying in 32 U.S. states and 8 other countries.*

73% of grads are working in the Louisville area.*

Bellarmine faculty become role models, mentors, and guides for lifelong learning at Bellarmine through intentional and dynamic faculty to student interactions and effective teaching practices.

Bellarmine 2019 Graduate Earnings*

  • $47K
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  • $55K
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*Class of 2019 outcomes, six months after commencement. Data collection and analysis provided by the Career Development Center.