Established in 1798, University of Louisville is a public university located in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America. It has three campuses in the Louisville area, the Belknap, the Health Science, and the Shelby. It also has an international campus in Panama City, Panama. It was the first city owned university in the U.S.
Louisville consists of 12 schools and colleges with more than 200 programs to explore and they are College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development, Graduate School, J. B. Speed School of Engineering, Kent School of Social Work,
School of Law, School of Dentistry, School of Medicine, School of Music, School of Nursing, School of Public Health and Information Sciences. The most popular programs at University of Louisville include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Health Professions and Related Programs; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; and Education. It utilizes a semester based academic calendar.
The total student population at the university is over 21, 200 of which more than 15,700 are enrolled in undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 15:1 and the acceptance rate is 73%.
The University of Louisville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission, to award associate, bachelor, master, specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees. It’s School of Medicine is touted for the first fully self-contained artificial heart transplant surgery as well as the first successful hand transplantation. The university’s $38 million Student Recreation Center’s is one of the most cutting-edge and expensive centers in the country, offering six basketball courts, a multi-activity court, a jogging track and aerobics studios
Notable Alumni: Marsha Norman (Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright), Frank Neuhauser (Patent attorney; winner of the first National Spelling Bee in 1925), Nick DeMartino (Former Senior Vice President, Media and Technology for the American Film Institute)
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