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About University of Louisville

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Year of establishment1798
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Also Known AsUofL
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TOEFLIELTS+3 More
Size of Campus in acres287
Male/Female Ratio0.835
UG/PG Course Ratio0.85
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 985 million
Scholarships1
No.of Campuses3
Accommodation expenses4232 USD for 3 sharing (UG),6124 USD for 2 sharing (PG)
Meal expenses4440 USD (UG),4440 USD (PG)
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Q:   How many campuses does University of Louisville have?

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University of Louisville has four campuses, Belknap campus, Health Science campus, Shelby campus, and the International campus. The Belknap campus has 12 academic colleges. It features the Student's Activities center, Rauch Planetarium and Lutz Hall which houses the departments of Sociology, Art, History, Anthropology, Geography, and Engineering. The Health Sciences campus is the main campus. It is home to two major hospitals and some specialty hospitals. This campus has a ten-story University hospital and a fourteen-story Medical Research Centre. The Shelby campus is spread over 230 acres of land. This campus has three buildings where all the seminars, events and competitions organized by the university take place. The university has decided to develop a research center at this campus. The fourth campus, the International campus is home to students of the MBA program.

 

Q:   What is University of Louisville known for?

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University of Louisville is internationally known for the following:

  • University of Louisville has its main campus in Belknap which is home to 8 of the university's 12 academic schools and colleges. 
  • The university was founded in 1798 as one of the nation's first public university. It has been recognised by the Carnegie Foundation as both a Research and Community university. 
  • University of Louisville currently has more than 160,000 alumni members in the world. Also, the university is one of the largest employers and has contributed to the cultural and intellectual life of the community. 
  • The university has a goal of ensuring access to higher education for all students, which increases the availability of financial aid for low income. 
 

Q:   What are the rankings of University of Louisville?

A: 

According to the US News Global Rankings 2023,  University of Louisville has a ranking of #643 and in 2022, it had a ranking of #577. The comparative US News rankings of University of Louisville and University of Alabama are given as follows:

YearUniversity of LouisvilleUniversity of Alabama
2019544419
2020544419
2021499419
2022577470
2023643512

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Q:   What are the differences between the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky?

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A few of the comparative rankings, tuition fees, and acceptance rate of University of Louisville and University of Kentucky are given as follows:

CategoryUniversity of LouisvilleUniversity of Kentucky
QS World Ranking 20241001-1200651-700
Acceptance Rate 80% 95%
Tuition Fees (MS)INR 23 L - INR 24 LINR 24 L - INR 28 L
 

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Q:   Does University of Louisville offer scholarships to international students?

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Some of the scholarships offered to international students at University of Louisville are given as follows:

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship- Offered for UG studies abroad with almost 3,000 scholarships for a value upto USD 5,000 every academic year 
  • Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)- This programme is offered for 7 to 10 weeks and all expenses are paid for the same 
  • NSEP Boren Scholarship- It has a value for up to USD 20,000 for an academic year. 
 

University of Louisville Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :USD 25 - 65
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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SOPNeeded for few courses
LORNeeded for few courses
EssaysNot required
CVNeeded for few courses
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Fall1ˢᵗ Mar - 1ˢᵗ Jun 2024
Spring1ˢᵗ Nov 2024
Summer1ˢᵗ Apr 2024
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Q:   What is the University of Louisville Application process?

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The application process at the University  of Louisville may vary slightly depending on the course and level of study you are applying for, but the general steps are as follows: 

For Undergraduate courses: 

Step 1:  You can apply through common applicants or the official application portal. 

Step 2: Go to the website and select the course you are interested in.

Step 3: Make sure you meet the Entry requirements (Such as Academic qualifications and English proficiency etc.)

 Step 4: Once you decide on the course, submit the required documents such as Transcripts of high school. 

 Step 5: You can track the application's progress through the official portal, and if made through a common application, the applicant must keep track of their admission status on the common application website. 

Step 6: After you apply, you will get an automated email from the university that they have received your application. 

Postgraduate Application Process 

Step 1: Select the postgraduate programme you are interested in from the official portal. 

Step 2: Ensure you meet the entry requirements for the chosen program, as these vary depending on the course.

Step 3: Complete the online application providing your personal information.

Step 4: Upload the required documents, such as academic transcripts, proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS), experience in your field and references.

Step 5: After you apply, you will get an automated email from the university that they have received your application.

 Step 6: If your application is successful, you will receive an offer from the University. 

 

Q:   Is Louisville a hard school to get into?

A: 

No, considering that the University of Louisville has an acceptance rate is 75%, it’s not that difficult to get into. However, applicants should not neglect any documents; everything should be submitted within the deadline to get admission into the University of Louisville. It is also important to note that meeting minimum requirement criteria doesn’t guarantee access during selection. However, applicants should do their best to present a strong application highlighting their academic achievements, experience and extracurricular activities to increase their chances of acce

 

Q:   How long does it take to get accepted to University of Louisville?

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Thee applicant applied through the UOFL without test scores, they should receive their admissions decision about four weeks after completing their application. However, if you applied to UoflL with test scores, applicants should receive an admissions decision about two weeks after their application submission. 

 

University of Louisville Tuition Fees, Duration & Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(15 courses)
INR 23 L - 24 L
Duration18 months-3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 - 90, Duolingo: 105 - 106
MBA/PGDM(5 courses)
INR 16 L - 32 L
Duration12 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, Duolingo: 105 & Above
MIM(4 courses)
INR 16 L - 29 L
Duration12 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedGRE, IELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(8 courses)
INR 24 L - 36 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, Duolingo: 105 & Above
MEng(2 courses)
INR 24 L
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, Duolingo: 105 & Above
B.Sc.(6 courses)
INR 24 L - 36 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, Duolingo: 105 & Above
BBA(4 courses)
INR 24 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 79 & Above, Duolingo: 105 & Above
MPH(1 course)
INR 24 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedGRE, IELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 90 & Above
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Q:   What are the English Requirements for the University of Louisville?

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Below are the English requirements for the University of Louisville for international students. 

English Language proficiency 

Minimum score 

IELTS

6.5 and above in all bands

TOFEL

79-100 

Duolingo English Test 

105 and above 

 

Q:   What are the tuition fees of the University of Louisville?

A: 

The cost of attending the University of Louisville can vary depending on the main factors, such as course level of study (UG and PG) . However, International students considering this university could be a little higher than compared to US citizens. The UG programme Academic tuition fee for international students is around (INR 23.8 L) per annum, depending on the course. It’s (23.5 L) for PG programs.

 

Q:   Does the University of Louisville require a GRE?

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No, the GRE and GMAT are not required for Master's courses at the University of Louisville, but if applicants already have the scores ready, they can still submit them. But GRE is needed in som courses. 

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Q:   Does University of Louisville offer internships to international students?

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University of Louisville offers internships as well as micro-internships to international students every year. Micro-internships are paid, remote and short term-work opportunities that are offered to students. Some of the benefits of micro-internships are given as follows:

  • It will help in enhancing and improving the student's resume
  • It helps in skill development of the student 
  • It will generate an income for the students 
  • The students will get an opportunity to explore more careers
  • The students can build a network with their employers
 

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University of Louisville Rankings 2024

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Chemical Engineering
C+
#105
Mechanical Engineering
C
#132
#301-400
Business Analytics
C
#101+
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Q:   What are the Business course rankings at University of Louisville?

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The Business and Management course rankings at University of Louisville are given as follows:

YearUS News and World Report- UG Business 
2019108
2020112
202197
2022106
2023108

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Q:   Which is better: University of Louisville or Florida State University?

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The comparative rankings of University of Louisville and Florida State University are given as follows:

YearUniversity of LouisvilleFlorida State University
2019544190
2020544190
2021499195
2022577223
2023643241
 

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  • Psychology
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Murray State University

University of Louisville

City Located

Murray, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

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Public

Total Enrollment

9489

22,017

Number or percentage of international students

NA

20%

Average Tuition fees*

INR 12.39L

INR 23.78L

Acceptance rate#

86%

80%

Student to faculty ratio

16:1

13:1

Average Cost of living

INR 11-14L per semester

INR 17L per semester

*for tuition fees BS in Computer Science is considered for both universities.

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Louisville, Kentucky

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Public

Total Enrollment

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22,017

Number or percentage of international students

14%

20%

Average Tuition fees*

INR 24.38L

INR 23.51L

Acceptance rate#

68%

80%

Student to faculty ratio

18:1

13:1

Average Cost of living

INR 14-15L per semester

INR 17L per semester

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