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University of Lousville

Address: 2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40292, United States

Description University of Lousville

  • Location: Louisville, USA
  • Year of foundation: 1798
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: more than 20 000
  • Type of eduaction: mixed.

The University of Lousville (UofL) is a research public university. The basis of the institution was the medical college, opened in 1837-1840.

Currently, about 20,000 bachelors, masters, doctoral students study here. The teaching staff includes more than 7000 highly qualified specialists of various sciences.

The university has several narrow-profile schools and colleges:

  • Arts, Sciences
  • Business
  • Education, human development
  • James Speid Technical School
  • Social work
  • Right
  • Stomatology
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Public health, information sciences.

Louisville is a progressive community of about 1 million people with a strong economy, culture, national-level public school system, and a rich history. Located on the banks of the Ohio River, America's 17th largest city boasts a cost of living significantly lower than the national average. A wide range of affordable housing options from high-rise apartments and historic Victorian-era homes to suburban villages, rural farms await UofL students.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices at University of Lousville

Program name


  • Age – from 18 years (completed secondary education)
  • Duration of training – 4 years
  • The cost of training per credit hour is from 508 to 1189 $.

Some programs:

  • Accounting, accounting
  • Actuarial Mathematics
  • Aerospace research
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Fine arts
  • Bioengineering
  • Sinology
  • Computer information systems
  • Criminal justice
  • Pre-school, primary education
  • Enterprise
  • State of the environment
  • The Science of Physical Education
  • Forensic Anthropology.
  • Geology.


  • Age – from 22 years (completed bachelor's degree)
  • Duration of training – 2 years
  • The cost of training per credit hour is from 752 to 1536 $.

Some programs:

  • Anatomical sciences, neurobiology
  • Art, art history
  • Art education
  • Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
  • Autism, applied behavior analysis
  • Biochemistry, molecular genetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Business Management
  • Civil engineering
  • Computer Science, Engineering
  • Consultations, personnel services
  • Stomatology
  • Educational leadership, organizational development
  • Design Management
  • Environmental Engineering.
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  • Age – Masters
  • Term of training – from 2 years
  • The cost of training per credit hour is from 752 to 1536 $.

Some specializations:

  • Biochemistry, molecular genetics
  • Biology
  • Biostatistics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil engineering
  • Computer Science, Engineering
  • Criminal justice
  • Curriculum, instructions
  • Educational leadership, organizational development
  • Electrical engineering
  • Enterprise
  • Humanities
  • Interdisciplinary research
  • Specialization in bioinformatics.

Accommodation, housing and meals

Dormitories of the university are located in the center of the main campus and are intended mainly for first-year students, foreign students.

Unitas Tower is an 11-storey building that can accommodate about 300 people. The building is located near the pedagogical college, music school. It is equipped with double, triple rooms with common areas:

  • TV room
  • Self-study rooms
  • Recreation areas, game halls
  • Laundry
  • Kitchen, vending machines
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.

The living areas are fully furnished, but students are not provided with bed linen and towels. They can be bought at a local store.

The cost of semester accommodation per person:

  • Single – 4035$
  • Double – 2690$
  • Triple – 2035$.

Belknap Residence Hall is located near the Student Activity Center, restaurants, cafes. Accommodation conditions:

  • Single rooms – 4120$ per semester
  • Double rooms – 3295$ per semester
  • Fully furnished
  • Reception, administrative services for 24 hours daily
  • Common areas: showers, game rooms, kitchens, self-study.

Suites are single, double rooms in four residential buildings: Louisville Hall, Kurz Hall, Community Park, Billy Minardi. All dormitories are located on campus, some of which provide gender-sensitive housing.

Facilities and cost of living for six months per student:

  • Double room – from 2800 to 4315$
  • Single occupancy – from 3580 to 5370$
  • Furnished rooms
  • Reception, administration – working hours 24/7
  • Common areas: laundries, self-study areas, game rooms, kitchens, outdoor areas in the courtyard.

Apartment-type dormitories are initially provided for students of 2-4 courses, however, freshmen can also apply foraccommodation: Cardinal Towne, Bettie Johnson, University Pointe, University Tower Apartments.

Accommodation conditions with price per semester, services and amenities:

  • Three or four beds, two bathrooms – 3720-4485$
  • Two beds, one or four bathrooms - from 3100 to 4880 $
  • Single occupancy with bath, additional rooms – from 3565 to 6045$
  • Fully furnished, large beds, kitchens in each apartment
  • Common areas: game rooms, self-study classes, laundries, living rooms, outdoor areas in the yard
  • WiFi is available on site.

Three residential buildings are under construction and will be ready to open in the fall of 2022.

Meal plans with price per semester:

  • Unlimited number of servings + additional 175-325$ + 10 guest dishes: 2092-2172$
  • 135 meals + additional 410$: 1745$
  • Flex: $300 or $1115 for restaurants and cafes
  • 60-100 meals + 495$ for spending: 1115-1458$
  • 50-75 meals + 100-240$ additionally: 580-929 $.

Events at University of Lousville

In Louisville, there are many options for recreation, entertainment: city symphonic, ballet, acting theaters, museum of art, sports complexes. The city has one of the best city park systems in the country. Students have the opportunity to attend different regional holidays, such as the Art Fair or the Kentucky Derby Festival.

In Louisville County, there are guided tours:

  • Ohio Falls
  • International Historical Museum
  • Center for African American Heritage
  • Kingdom of Kentucky
  • Zoo
  • Waverly Hills Sanatorium.

Among the university areas of extracurricular development, students actively attend:

  • Fitness center: group, individual education
  • Sports sections: athletics, team games, wrestling, dancing, etc.
  • Social work, volunteering
  • Scientific lectures on health, psychology, science, etc.


  • About 5% of foreigners, more than 16% of minorities among students
  • International cooperation with educational organizations
  • Funding from the state, local government, private partner organizations.

Equipment at University of Lousville

The university has three campuses:

  1. Belknap is three miles from downtown in an area of 287 acres. There are eight colleges-faculties, sports stadiums, a tennis center.
  2. The Center for Health Sciences is a campus east of Louisville where aspiring health professionals are trained. On the territory there are medical faculties, complexes, hospital
  3. The ShelbyHurst campus is built in the eastern part of Jefferson County on an area of 230 acres: administrative buildings, several faculty schools, the Center for Predictive Medicine.

In addition to classrooms – classrooms, laboratories, computer classes – students have the opportunity to attend:

  • Outdoor areas
  • Gyms
  • Event areas
  • Medical centers
  • Restaurants, cafes, canteens.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year contains three semesters: autumn, winter, summer. Education begins in August and lasts until May. The summer semester lasts from May to August for those who have chosen a system of continuous study.

Holidays are held in November-January, May-July.

Additional expenses for six months:

  • Accommodation, meals – about 9000$
  • Recreation, extracurricular sections
  • Books, consumables – about $ 1200
  • Registration, periodic fees – from $ 50
  • Transport
  • Parking for car
  • Personal expenses (mobile communication, clothes, rest, etc.)
  • Medical care.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Minimum requirements for applicants for undergraduates:

  • Certificate of secondary education
  • Official transcripts
  • ACT/SAT results
  • Letter of motivation for admission
  • Letter of approval from parents/guardians
  • Paid registration fee.

Applicants for early enrollment must be interviewed by an admissions consultant.

Requirements for admission to graduate school:

  • Diploma of completion of four years of undergraduate studies
  • Good academic performance, confirmed by transcripts of courses taken
  • GPA with a total amount of at least 2.5 points
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Minimum points for knowledge of English:

  • TOEFL (from 79 for online testing/from 550 for paper testing)
  • IELTS (from 6.5).

Application dates:

  • Spring: November 1
  • Summer: April 1
  • Autumn: February 15.

Scholarships University of Lousville

Scholarship programs:

  • Federal Academic Alliance Awards
  • Scholarships in Kentucky, South Indiana
  • Scholarships for out-of-state organizations.

Financial rewards are given to students who are successful in learning, sports, creativity / those who need support according to social criteria.

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