University of Louisville
#454 Overall Influence#1277 Desirability Rank

University of Louisville

University in Kentucky

The University of Louisville is a public research university in Louisville, Kentucky. It is part of the Kentucky state university system. When founded in 1798, it was the first city-owned public university in the United States and one of the first universities chartered west of the Allegheny Mountains. The university is mandated by the Kentucky General Assembly to be a “Preeminent Metropolitan Research University”. The university enrolls students from 118 of 120 Kentucky counties, all 50 U.S. states, and 116 countries around the world.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

13,851

Acceptance

72%

Graduation Rate

53%

Median SAT Score

1180

Median ACT Score

25

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$11,460

Fees (in-state)

$196

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$48,600

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

17K

Under-Grads

13K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

2301 S 3rd St, Louisville KY 40292-0001

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

14 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

What is University of Louisville known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#128 World Rank #73 USA Rank
Medical
#201 World Rank #111 USA Rank
Law
#166 World Rank #113 USA Rank
Social Work
#259 World Rank #146 USA Rank
History
#329 World Rank #147 USA Rank
Anthropology
#299 World Rank #155 USA Rank
Education
#539 World Rank #180 USA Rank
Mathematics
#360 World Rank #189 USA Rank
Political Science
#453 World Rank #202 USA Rank
Biology
#331 World Rank #202 USA Rank
Nursing
#497 World Rank #204 USA Rank
Computer Science
#289 World Rank #208 USA Rank
Communications
#572 World Rank #208 USA Rank
Chemistry
#580 World Rank #219 USA Rank
Engineering
#331 World Rank #222 USA Rank
Business
#669 World Rank #274 USA Rank
Sociology
#393 World Rank #285 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#554 World Rank #289 USA Rank
Psychology
#2277 World Rank #634 USA Rank
Economics

Other areas of influence

#568 World Rank #286 USA Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are University of Louisville's Most influential alumni?

University of Louisville's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Medical, Social Work, and Law. University of Louisville’s most academically influential people include Diane Sawyer, Aryeh Kaplan, and John A. Logan.

Diane Sawyer
Diane Sawyer

American journalist

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Aryeh Kaplan

American rabbi and physicist

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John A. Logan
John A. Logan

American soldier and political leader

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Simon Flexner
Simon Flexner

American scientist

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Ray Birdwhistell
Ray Birdwhistell

American anthropologist

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Sam Gilliam
Sam Gilliam

African American artist

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Nancy Tatom Ammerman

American professor of sociology of religion

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Sue Grafton
Sue Grafton

American writer

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Robert Nardelli

American businessman

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Bob Thompson
Bob Thompson

African American artist

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Marsha Norman
Marsha Norman

American playwright, screenwriter and novelist

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Terry Bisson
Terry Bisson

American science fiction and fantasy author

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