Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1190
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $9,750
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,334
  • University Selectivity
    73%
  • University Yield
    41%
  • Job Offers
    86%
  • Average Salary
    $39,434
  • Top Industry
    Other
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1953
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
2301 S. Third Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40292, United States
Website
405x225

College of Business

Focused. Intentional. Structured. Supported. This is the formula for success designed for every student who seeks to earn a degree from the College of Business at the University of Louisville. With an award-winning faculty of internationally respected teachers and scholars and a campus that includes students from more than 100 countries and all 50 states, our students enjoy rich, diverse learning opportunities that extend beyond the classroom. Accomplishments by our students and faculty have transformed the College of Business from a school of convenience into a college of choice.

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About University of Louisville

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
73% University of Louisville 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. SAT/ACT scores
  2. High school GPA
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT 25
  • Min. GPA 3.00
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1130
  • Min. ACT 25
  • Min. GPA 3.00
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
17372% 17,372
73% 73
41% 41
73% School Selectivity
41% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not required
Additional Requirements:

International students must have TOFEL or IELTS. Transfer students must submit a transcript of prior college work.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
623% 623
74% 74
59% 59
74% Program Selectivity
59% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.8
  • Other transfer requirements Students who are not directily admitted as freshmen must earn 30 credit hours with a 2.8 universtiy GPA before they can transfer to the College of Business
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 71
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Freshmen must have a 25+ ACT and a 3.0 HS GPA or an ACT score of 22-24 and a HS GPA of 3.3. They must also have at least a 23 ACT MATH score.

Careers

Other 14%
Top Industry
  • Financial Services 11%
  • Consulting 6%
  • Media/Entertainment 3%
Pricewaterhouse Coopers 4
Top Employer
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car 3
  • Farm Credit Mid-America 3
  • Target 3
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
86% College of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
52% 52
62% 61.623669724770636
52% Receive Offers
43% 43
59% 59.143125000000005
43% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
34% 34
16% 16.014597701149427
34% Receive Offers
32% 32
17% 16.93528925619835
32% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
10% 10
9% 9.170886075949367
10% Receive Offers
11% 11
10% 9.575961538461538
11% Accept Offers
40% Graduates seeking full-time employment
60% Graduates not seeking employment
84% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
5% 5
$36,850.00
20K 50K
Finance/Accounting
34% 34
$40,729.00
20K 70K
General Management
8% 8
$41,240.00
9K 75K
Human Resources
1% 1
$46,000.00
27K 65K
Management Information Systems
9% 9
$46,960.00
22K 60K
Marketing/Sales
22% 22
$35,747.00
15K 65K
Operations/Production
6% 6
$35,958.00
27K 47K
Logistics/Transportation
1% 1
$24,000.00 Data not provided
Other
16% 16
$35,430.00
13K 62K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
21% 21
$42,148.00
20K 70K
Consumer Products/Retail
14% 14
$37,928.00
16K 75K
Consulting
6% 6
$35,333.00
18K 50K
Financial Services
11% 11
$39,553.00
30K 65K
Government/Education
5% 5
$39,625.00
33K 50K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
7% 7
$37,950.00
27K 50K
Manufacturing
2% 2
$44,333.00
33K 65K
Media/Entertainment
3% 3
$44,250.00
35K 60K
Non-Profit
2% 2
$31,750.00
29K 35K
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
$35,000.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
2% 2
$32,495.00
32K 33K
Sports/Leisure
4% 4
$32,571.00
20K 40K
Technology/Science
9% 9
$44,294.00
26K 65K
Transportation
1% 1
$37,000.00
24K 50K
Utilities
1% 1
$46,000.00 Data not provided
Other
14% 14
$39,231.00
24K 75K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
3% 3
$38,000.00
34K 45K
U.S. South
80% 80
$40,401.00
22K 75K
U.S. Southwest
2% 2
$42,500.00
35K 50K
U.S. Midwest
11% 11
$43,520.00
30K 55K
U.S. West
2% 2
$30,000.00
20K 40K
U.S. Possessions/Territories
2% 2
$44,750.00
42K 48K
Canada
0% 0
$0.00 Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Humana 23
  • General Electric 22
  • Universtiy of Louisville 16
  • YUM! Brands 9
  • LG & E 7
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 20
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 79
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 152
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 236
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Career Counseling, Resume review, Mock interview, Job search engine, career development course, Co-op/Internships

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$18,656
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $9,750
  • Fees $196
  • Expenses $8,710
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$32,544
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $23,638
  • Fees $196
  • Expenses $8,710
46% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 31% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 8%
  • Merit 92%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://lousiville.edu/financialaid
Scholarships
$6,258,543
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$6,874,534
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
65% 60
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
43% 25
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
13 College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Computer Information Systems
More Information
Business Program Classes
28% Less than 20 Students 16% More than 50 Students
56% 21 to 50 students
25 Average number of students in non-business required electives
48 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2010
Degrees Offered
  • BSBA / Accounting
  • BSBA / Computer Information Systems
  • BSBA / Equine Business
  • BSBA / Finance
  • BSBA / Marketing
  • BA / Economics
  • BS / Economics
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
92% 92
70% 70
Prominent Faculty
  • Michael Barone

    Marketing

  • Manju Ahuja

    CIS

  • James Fiet

    Entrepreneurship

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    The Ulmer career center offers co-op placement in a diverse set of companies from major national and international organizations to small locally owned for-profit and not-for-profit companies. Co-ops can be FT or PT. Some international internships are available.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    The COB has a wide variety of opportunities fro study abroad. We have 16 partner schools around the world. From two-week study tours to a year-long experience, studetns may select from workd-wide destinations. Funding assistance is available that mkes study abroad affordable for almost all students.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Opportunites range from formal course projects to student organization projects. Alterantive spring break is available within the city or as part of an international program. U of L has been named one of America's top 25 Best Neighbors in a survey fo universities.

Students

13% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 55% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1260 75th Percentile Score on SAT 29.0 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
82% 82
Multiethnic
5% 5
African American
5% 5
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
1%
9%
4%
0%
85%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
100% 100
18 Average age of full-time students
78% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
24% 24
52% 52

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 18,267
Alumni Donations
$509 Average Gift $15,000 Largest Gift

Name withheld by request

Most Prominent Alumni
  • David Jones

    Founder / Humana

  • James Patterson

    Founder / Long John Silvers and Rally's

  • Bob Edwards

    Host of Bob Edwards Weekend / Sirius Radio