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Bellarmine students reportHIGHER LEVELS OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND ENGAGEMENT Preparing them for the workforce or graduate school with greater abilities to comprehend, analyze and apply what they’ve learned.

What are our 2021 grads doing?

Our Talent Pipeline

98%

OF GRADUATES REPORT WORKING OR CONTINUING EDUCATION within 6 months of commencement.
97% of graduates are engaged in full-time opportunities in their career field of interest.

Employment Sectors
  • Healthcare 47%

  • Business Services 23%

  • Education and Community Impact 22%

  • Tech/Analytics 6%

  • Other 2%

Where are our 2021 grads now?

Our 2021 graduates are working and studying in 34 U.S. states plus D.C. and 1 other international destination.

74% of grads are working in the Louisville area.

Bellarmine faculty interactions and teaching practices wereranked highest of Kentucky schoolsThanks to close student-faculty connections inside and outside the classroom.

Impactful Experiences

Alumni

Alumni-Student Mentor Program, A Distinctive Advantag...

The Bellarmine University Alumni-Student Mentor Program prepares Knights for future successes, fruitful careers, and meaningful lives of leadership and service. As one of the largest collegiate mentor...

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Student Success

How Bellarmine prepared Angela London for a great career

 Angela London, of Northern Virginia, has done well since earning a degree in Political Science from Bellarmine in 2015.She graduated from a top-ranked law school and now practices law at a major...

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Student Success

A strong start at Bellarmine spells lasting success

At Bellarmine University, our students start with the end in mind.The university makes sure students get the experiences they need in the classroom and work world to begin and progress through their c...

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Bellarmine Difference

Bellarmine first in job outcomes among Kentucky colleges

Bellarmine grads land great jobs.Just ask Olivia Reibel, region field marketing manager of emerging brands at Brown-Forman.  “I think being a Bellarmine grad absolutely set me a p...

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Experiential learning is a critical part of the Bellarmine experience. The university guarantees that every student will have the opportunity to land an internship, develop a career plan and build a professional network. Most students learn from other deeply rewarding experiences as well, such as studying abroad, serving the community and conducting research with faculty.

88%

Students Participate in Experiential Learning

90+

Hours per Student
88% of students participate in over 90 hours of internships, clinicals, student teaching and other professional experiences.

Bellarmine faculty and staff becomeMENTORS AND GUIDES FOR LIFELONG LEARNING Landing graduates jobs and salaries that, on average, are the best among Kentucky universities.

Bellarmine 2021 Bachelor's Degree Earnings

  • Average Earnings of Bellarmine Bachelor’s Degree Grads
  • $47K
  • Average 3-year Earnings for Bachelor's Degrees from all KY Universities
  • $36K
  • $0$75K
  • Bellarmine 2021 Graduate Degree Earnings

  • Average Earnings of Bellarmine Graduate Degree Grads
  • $63K
  • $0$75K
  • Average 3-year Earnings for Master's Degrees from all KY Universities
  • $51K
  • $0$75K

*35% of working Bachelor’s Degree Grads reported earnings and 18% of working Graduate Degree Grads reported earnings.

DATA SOURCES

Bellarmine University Career Development - 2021 graduate outcomes and salaries
National Survey of Student Engagement
KY Stats Postsecondary Feedback Report