President: Dr. Joseph J. McGowan
Fall 2013 enrollment: 3,602 (2,730 undergraduate)
Student-faculty ratio: 12 to 1
Bellarmine University is a vibrant community of educational excellence and ethical awareness that consistently ranks among the nation’s best colleges and universities. Our students pursue an education based in the liberal arts – and in the distinguished, inclusive Catholic tradition of educational excellence, the oldest and most rewarding in the western world. It is a lifelong education, worthy of the university’s namesake, Saint Robert Bellarmine, and of his invitation to each of us to learn and live in veritatis amore — in the love of all that is beautiful, true and good in life.
Bellarmine is located on 144 picturesque acres in the Highlands neighborhood of Louisville, in walking distance of Bardstown Road’s coffeehouses, restaurants and one-of-a-kind shops.
At Bellarmine, undergraduate students choose from more than 50 majors and more than 70 clubs and organizations, and discover a growing tradition of opportunity and excellence in athletics. At the graduate level, advanced professional training is available in education, health sciences, business, communication and spirituality. A Bellarmine education is an investment that pays exceptionally high returns for a lifetime. It is Bellarmine University’s goal and commitment to ensure that every student receives our best comprehensive offer of financial assistance and that your affordable investment in a Bellarmine education becomes a reality.