Best Colleges in Louisville

Gateway to the South

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You don't have to know how to race a horse to go to school here. Louisville has more than 24 colleges and universities with thousands of degrees to choose from. Medicine, law, dentistry, business, and more are sure to help you find your calling. There's even an annual Idea Fest, where the intellectually curious join together for celebration. Plus, the cost of living is below the country's average, and many Fortune 500 companies call Louisville their headquarters: GE Consumer & Industrial, PharMerica, and UPS Airlines. All you have to do is choose between all the great schools.

You also have many choices once you're done with your homework. There are over 90 attractions and 2,500 restaurants throughout the city. Theaters, sports, 22-hour bars, the Urban Bourbon Trail, Kentucky Derby, 6,000-acre Jefferson Memorial Forest, and Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory make Louisville a unique city for students young and old to live and prosper — without ever getting bored. Find your future in Derby City. Find it in Louisville. meetinglouisville.com greaterlouisville.com citytowninfo.com/places/kentucky/Louisville Wikipedia, "Companies based in Louisville"

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Best Four Year Universities in Louisville

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Louisville Louisville, KY

University of Louisville offers 243 Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 5,594 students graduated with students earning 3,159 Bachelor's degrees, 1,548 Master's degrees, 584 Doctoral degrees, 278 Certificates degrees, and 25 Associate's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
2 Bellarmine University Louisville, KY

Bellarmine University offers 103 Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 1,002 students graduated with students earning 606 Bachelor's degrees, 258 Master's degrees, 131 Doctoral degrees, and 7 Certificates degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
3 Spalding University Louisville, KY

Spalding University offers 66 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 736 students graduated with students earning 398 Master's degrees, 302 Bachelor's degrees, 29 Doctoral degrees, 6 Certificates degrees, and 1 Associate's degree.

4 The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Louisville, KY

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary offers 60 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 612 students graduated with students earning 378 Master's degrees, 160 Doctoral degrees, 58 Bachelor's degrees, 8 Associate's degrees, and 8 Certificates degrees.

5 Sullivan University Louisville, KY

Sullivan University offers 71 Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 1,704 students graduated with students earning 481 Master's degrees, 473 Associate's degrees, 400 Bachelor's degrees, 225 Certificates degrees, and 125 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
6 Sullivan College of Technology and Design Louisville, KY

Sullivan College of Technology and Design offers 16 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 134 students graduated with students earning 108 Associate's degrees, and 26 Bachelor's degrees.

7 Spencerian College-Louisville Louisville, KY

Spencerian College-Louisville offers 46 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 337 students graduated with students earning 213 Certificates degrees, 124 Associate's degrees.

8 ITT Technical Institute-Louisville Louisville, KY

ITT Technical Institute-Louisville offers 19 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 140 students graduated with students earning 132 Associate's degrees, and 8 Bachelor's degrees.

9 Brown Mackie College-Louisville Louisville, KY

Brown Mackie College-Louisville offers 27 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 408 students graduated with students earning 268 Associate's degrees, 103 Certificates degrees, and 37 Bachelor's degrees.

10 Daymar College-Online Louisville, KY

Daymar College-Online offers 29 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large city. In 2015, 162 students graduated with students earning 88 Associate's degrees, 43 Certificates degrees, and 31 Bachelor's degrees.

Best Community Colleges in Louisville

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville, KY

Jefferson Community and Technical College offers 139 Degree programs. It's a large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 4,009 students graduated with students earning 2,527 Certificates degrees, and 1,482 Associate's degrees.

2 Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Louisville, KY

Galen College of Nursing-Louisville offers 3 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 498 students graduated with students earning 300 Certificates degrees, and 198 Associate's degrees.

3 ATA College Louisville, KY

ATA College offers 18 Degree programs. It's a very small private college in a large suburb. In 2015, 412 students graduated with students earning 230 Associate's degrees, and 182 Certificates degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Louisville University of Louisville Louisville, KY
3/5
11 : 1 21,294
Bellarmine University Bellarmine University Louisville, KY
5/5
16 : 1 3,846
Spalding University Spalding University Louisville, KY
5/5
17 : 1 2,202
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Louisville, KY
4/5
40 : 1 3,671
Sullivan University Sullivan University Louisville, KY
4/5
21 : 1 3,797
Jefferson Community and Technical College Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville, KY
2/5
34 : 1 12,138
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Louisville, KY 14 : 1 1,045
University Logo Paul Mitchell the School-Louisville Louisville, KY 24 : 1 192
Sullivan College of Technology and Design Sullivan College of Technology and Design Louisville, KY
4/5
10 : 1 406
ATA College ATA College Louisville, KY
3/5
12 : 1 342
Spencerian College-Louisville Spencerian College-Louisville Louisville, KY
4/5
10 : 1 497
ITT Technical Institute-Louisville ITT Technical Institute-Louisville Louisville, KY
4/5
17 : 1 272
Brown Mackie College-Louisville Brown Mackie College-Louisville Louisville, KY
3/5
28 : 1 795
University Logo Empire Beauty School-Chenoweth Louisville, KY 19 : 1 91
University Logo Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Louisville Louisville, KY 27 : 1 80
University Logo Trend Setters' Academy of Beauty Culture-Louisville Louisville, KY 44 : 1 131
University Logo American College of Barbering Louisville, KY 10 : 1 10
University Logo Empire Beauty School-Hurstborne Louisville, KY 13 : 1 78
University Logo Empire Beauty School-Dixie Louisville, KY 21 : 1 103
University Logo Empire Beauty School-Highland Louisville, KY 16 : 1 63
Daymar College-Online Daymar College-Online Louisville, KY
4/5
11 : 1 252
University of Phoenix-Kentucky University of Phoenix-Kentucky Louisville, KY 9 : 1 106
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary Louisville, KY 14 : 1 170
Daymar College-Louisville Daymar College-Louisville Louisville, KY
4/5
University Logo MedQuest College Louisville, KY 14 : 1 221

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