Bellarmine University Joins Shorelight

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By Shorelight Team
Published on May 8, 2023

International students can earn affordable degrees in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky.

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Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky, is now accepting international student applications through Shorelight. Located in vibrant downtown Louisville, the largest city in Kentucky, Bellarmine University offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in fields such as business, nursing, and education. Bellarmine is committed to providing the academic foundation that prepares students for well-rounded careers.

Why Enroll at Bellarmine?

  1. Kickstart a global career — Discover career opportunities through overseas internships with the Peace Corps and similar organizations. Engage in experiential learning opportunities through clinical education programs and student teaching placements. Apply skills locally through hands-on experiences with Louisville community partners.

  2. Develop key professional skills — With a 98% employment rate within six months of graduation, Bellarmine University students and alumni can expect long-term career success in their chosen fields. Bellarmine’s Career Development Center provides services such as job search strategy consultations, self and career assessments, resume reviews, employer recruiting events, and presentation trainings to ensure that students can grow both academically and professionally.

  3. Access a high-quality, affordable education — Ranked as a top-value university by Money magazine and, Bellarmine offers $19 million in scholarships and financial aid to students each year. The university is committed to ensuring that 100% of undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance, making a Bellarmine degree affordable for all.

Accolades for Bellarmine University

U.S. News & World Report, 2023

  • #234 - National Universities (tie)

  • #313 - Top Performers on Social Mobility (tie)

  • #356 - nursing (tie)

The Princeton Review, 2020

  • #83 Best Graduate Physical Therapy Programs in the US

  • Best Colleges list


  • #92 - US universities in the South

College Choice, 2023

  • #1 Best Respiratory Therapy Bachelor’s Degree

  • #5 Best Online Master’s in Health Science Degrees

  • #1 Best Value College in Louisville

  • #1 Best Catholic College in Kentucky

  • #1 Best College Locations in Kentucky

  • #3 Best Student Life in Kentucky

  • #3 Best Value Colleges in Kentucky

  • #3 Best Small Colleges in Kentucky

  • #3 Best Private University in Kentucky

  • #3 Best Business Colleges in Kentucky

  • #3 Best Nursing Colleges in Kentucky

  • #4 Best College for Student Athletes in Kentucky

  • #5 Best Colleges in Kentucky

  • #48 Best Catholic colleges in America

  • 94th percentile Best College Locations in America

  • Top 10% Best Colleges for Kinesiology and Physical Therapy in America

  • #159 Best Colleges for Nursing

Undergraduate Majors Offered at Bellarmine University

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Data Science

  • Neuroscience

  • Psychology

Donna and Allan Lansing School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences

  • Nursing

W. Fielding Rubel School of Business

  • Economics

  • Marketing

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Graduate Majors Offered at Bellarmine University

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Master of Science in Digital Media

Donna and Allan Lansing School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences

  • Master of Health Science in Respiratory Therapy

W. Fielding Rubel School of Business

  • Master of Business Administration: (Executive)*

*Executive programs consist of evening, weekend, and/or a combination of online and in-person classes. Contact the university for more information.

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At Bellarmine University, you can look forward to developing real-world skills and experiences that drive your professional growth and help you stand out to employers in the US and around the world.

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