2301 S. Third Street Louisville, KY 40292 502-852-6531
About University of Louisville
  • Year of Foundation 1798
  • Size of Campus 274 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 14,933
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51% 49% 16%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines August 22
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $8,424 in-state, $20,424 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $6,602
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 14,501
The University of Louisville is a university in Louisville, Kentucky. When founded in 1798, it was the first city-owned public university in the United States and one of the first universities chartered west of the Allegheny Mountains. The university is mandated by the Kentucky General Assembly to be a "Preeminent Metropolitan Research University". U of L enrolls students from 118 of 120 Kentucky counties, all 50 U.S. states, and 116 countries around the world. The University of Louisville Health Sciences Center participated in the development of a highly effective vaccine against cervical cancer in 2006.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Caucus of English Scholars; African Student Union; Akhila Andrha Student Association; American International Relations Club; Asian American Association; Black Bio-Medical Graduate Student Association; Black
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 13
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 5
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming events, NPHC Stepshow, Welcome Weekend, Block Party, Foam Party, Fryberger Sing
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta, Golden Key Honor Society, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, Society of Porter Scholars, Order of Omega
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 9
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Adventist Collegiate Fellowship, Baptist Student Union, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Ministry International, Cards for Christ, Catholic Campus Ministry, Christian Medical Dental Association, Conquerors through Christ,
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Louisville (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Louisville (3), Covington, KY (90)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 40%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 19%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 32%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 9%
  • Number of students using college housing 15%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 13
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 2,190,246
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 750
  • Basic Services Provided health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help other
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 38,628
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums J.B. Speed Museum
  • Number Of Subscriptions 24,720
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Margaret Bidwell Art LibraryMusic LibraryKersey LibraryLaw LibraryHealth Sciences LibraryEkstrom LibraryUniversity Archives
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,016,208
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,500
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 200
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 12,123
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 300
  • Computer Courses No
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Enterprise Rent-a-CarGeneral ElectricUnited Parcel ServiceToyotaCrowe, Chizek, & Company
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis