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University of Louisville

2301 S. 3rd St. Louisville, KY 40292
(502) 852-5555 | Established: 1798 | Louisville.edu

About

Established in 1798 as a charter school of higher learning, the University of Louisville (Louisville or UofL) is a public research university located along the Ohio River in Louisville, KY. Its 275 acre campus is only a few miles from downtown Louisville and is often...
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listed as one of the best college towns in the country. While its setting is urban, students can enjoy the various scenic getaways and attractions surrounding the city. The Belknap Campus –UofL’s main campus– has undergone several expansions in recent years to fit the accommodating needs of the thriving university and is highlighted by views of downtown Louisville and Churchill Downs.

The University offers 170 degrees across its 12 schools and colleges to its 16,000 undergraduate and 5,500 graduate students; Louisville’s medical research institutions are among the fastest growing in the U.S. Students are involved in more than 250 on-campus organizations and communities; there are more than 25 Greek chapters at Louisville.

The Louisville Cardinals compete at the Division I level and have recently agreed to compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). The Cardinals athletic teams are consistently among the nation’s elite with their most recent NCAA title coming from the men’s basketball program in 2013.

Notable alumni and attendees include NFL great Johny Unitas, Pulitzer award winner Marsha Norman, and Former Chrysler CEO Robert Nardelli.

Enrollment

  • Undergrad Enrollment: 15,954
  • Graduate Enrollment: 5,490
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 11 to 1

Region

  • Southeast

Popular Majors

  • Most Popular Major: Psychology
  • Second Most Popular: Speech Communication & Rhetoric

Percentages

  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Percent Male: 49%
  • Percent Female: 51%

Cost

  • In-State Tuition: $9,946
  • Out-of-State Tuition: $23,834

Other

  • Type of School: 4 Year-Public
  • College Setting: Large City

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1153 Logan St.
Louisville, KY 40204
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700 E. Market St.
Louisville, KY 40202
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Hammerheads

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921 Swan St.
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 365-1112
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The Granville Inn

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1601 S. 3rd St.
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 635-6475

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Señor Iguanas

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3105 S. 2nd St.
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 368-0876
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Sergio’s World Beers

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1605 Story Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 618-2337
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610 Magnolia

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610 W. Magnolia Ave.
Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 636-0783
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Flanagan’s Ale House

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934 Baxter Ave.
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 585-3700
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Jack Fry’s Restaurant

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1007 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 452-9244
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Phoenix Hill Tavern

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644 Baxter Ave.
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 589-4957
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Maker’s Mark Bourbon House & Lounge

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446 S. 4th St.
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 568-9009
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Tengo Sed Cantina

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432 S. 4th St.
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 540-1461
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Highlands Tap Room

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1279 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 459-2337
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Nach Bar

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969 Charles St.
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 637-4377

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2100 S. Preston St.
Louisville, KY 40217
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1398 S. 2nd St.
Louisville, KY 40208
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The Back Door

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1250 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 451-0659
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O’Shea’s Irish Pub

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956 Baxter Ave.
Louisville, KY 40204
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Hampton Inn (Louisville Airport)

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800 Phillips Ln.
Louisville, KY 40209
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Crown Plaza Hotel (Louisville Airport)

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830 Phillips Ln.
Louisville, KY 40209
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2850 Crittenden Dr.
Louisville, KY 40209
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Louisville, KY 40209
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2735 Crittenden Dr.
Louisville, KY 40209
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447 Farmington Ave.
Louisville, KY 40209
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Class Begins

August 25



Fall Break Dates

October 6-7 (Mid-Term Break)



Thanksgiving Break Dates

November 26-30



Winter Break Dates

December 17-January 6



Spring Break Dates

March 16-22



Summer Break Begins

May 1



Sports Division

NCAA Division I-A



Mascot

Cardinal Bird



Nickname

Cardinals



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