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University of Louisville is a public institution located in Louisville, Kentucky. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

25 Graduate Degrees
$33,164 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
75% Acceptance Rate

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University of Louisville Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UofL has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#14 Most Popular Online Computer Science Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Most Popular Computer Science Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UofL.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Online Computer Software & Applications Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of Louisville?

Location of University of Louisville

Contact details for UofL are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2301 S 3Rd St, Louisville, KY 40292-0001
Phone: 502-852-5555

How Do I Get Into UofL?

You can apply to UofL online at:

Admission Requirements for UofL

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UofL?

75% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
14% Submit SAT Scores
UofL has an acceptance rate of 75%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.

Average Test Scores

About 14% of students accepted to UofL submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 640. Math scores were between 530 and 650.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Louisville  ( 540 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Louisville  ( 530 to 650 )
UofL received ACT scores from 100% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 22 and 30. Math scores were between 21 and 28. Composite scores were between 22 and 28.

ACT English Scores for University of Louisville  ( 22 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Louisville  ( 21 to 28 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Louisville  ( 22 to 28 )

Can I Afford University of Louisville?

$33,164 Net Price
48% Take Out Loans
6.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UofL is $33,164. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UofL, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $6,621 a year. That adds up to $26,484 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UofL is 6.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

University of Louisville Undergraduate Student Diversity

11,560 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 15,860 undergraduate students at UofL, with 11,560 being full-time and 4,300 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UofL

There are also 5,810 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 11,560 full-time undergraduates at UofL, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UofL

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Louisville students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UofL Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 521
Black or African American 1,390
Hispanic or Latino 625
White 8,068
International Students 186
Other Races/Ethnicities 770

Geographic Diversity

Kentucky students aren't the only ones who study at University of Louisville. At this time, 37 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 81 countries are represented at UofL. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Iran.

Online Learning at University of Louisville

1,907 Took All Classes Online
4,911 Took At Least One Class Online
8.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 9 bachelor’s degree and 12 master’s degree programs available online at UofL. In 2017-2018, 4,911 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UofL has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 20th most popular in Kentucky for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UofL

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Louisville was 8.3%. This is the #1,036 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UofL regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UofL majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer & IS Security 54%
Computer Software & Applications 25%
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration 25%
Information Technology 54%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UofL ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UofL.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration #6
Computer Software & Applications #33
Computer & IS Security #42
Information Technology #67

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Louisville Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate TOTAL
Computer & IS Security 13 13
Data Modeling/Warehousing & Database Administration 12 12
TOTAL 25 25


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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