2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$18,582

Net Price

75%

Admitted

23%

Enrolled

62%

Graduation Rate

13/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

University of Louisville

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 22,140. In 2021, there were 530 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #5 in Kentucky and ranks #303 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Psychology Graduates

530

Total Enrollment

22,140

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Ranking for University of Louisville

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#5

Kentucky Rank

Combining ranking factors for 25 schools that offer psychology degrees in Kentucky, University of Louisville ranks #5.

#303

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., University of Louisville ranks #303.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, University of Louisville offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Clinical Psychology, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Research Psychology and Social Work. At the doctorate level Clinical Psychology, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Research Psychology and Social Work are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMAPhD
Clinical Psychology24
Counseling and Applied Psychology24
Experimental Psychology41
General Psychology215
Marriage and Family Therapy32
Research Psychology41
Social Work601956
Total Graduates27523916
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs
  • Counseling Psychology (COPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs
  • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) – Clinical training programs at the master’s, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs University of Louisville School of Medicine Division of Child, Adolescent & Family Psychiatry
  • Public Health (PHBG) – Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health
  • Public Health (PHBG) – Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 15,455 students applied to the University of Louisville. The university admitted 75% and 23% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Kentucky universities is 4,733. On average, all Kentucky institutions admit 77% and 26% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of University of Louisville students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 77%. Compared to all Kentucky four or more years colleges, the percentage is 70%.

The overall graduation rate for University of Louisville is 62%, compared to 53% for all Kentucky universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UofL to Kentucky Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of University of Louisville to the average of all Kentucky four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UofL

15,455

Applicants

75%

Percent Admitted

23%

Percent Enrolled

77%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

62%

Graduation Rate

KY Colleges

4,733

Applicants

77%

Percent Admitted

26%

Percent Enrolled

70%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

53%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 1,813 or 65% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 976 or 35% part-time faculty members employed at University of Louisville. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 1,151 or 41%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UofL

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

65%

Percent Full-Time

35%

Percent Part-Time

41%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

KY Colleges

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

59%

Percent Full-Time

41%

Percent Part-Time

57%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at University of Louisville the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $12,174, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,200.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $13,524 and the average cost for graduate fees is $201.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend University of Louisville in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for University of Louisville2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$9,852
On-Campus Living Expenses$6,782
Total Living Expenses$16,634
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$12,174
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,200
Total Undergraduate Expenses$30,008
In-State, Graduate Tuition$13,524
In-State, Graduate Fees$201
Total Graduate Expenses$13,725
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend University of Louisville is $18,582. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend University of Louisville presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$13,431$14,436
$30,001 – $48,000$13,725$15,466
$48,001 – $75,000$17,380$17,544
$75,001 – $110,000$20,122$21,377
$110,001 and more$22,004$22,740
US Department of Education

Compare University of Louisville to all Kentucky universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UofL

$30,008

Cost to Attend

$9,248

Average Financial Aid

98%

Percent Receiving Aid

$18,582

Net Price

KY Colleges

$38,297

Cost to Attend

$18,595

Average Financial Aid

99%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,031

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 2,551 or 98%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 13,904 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $9,248.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid13,904$9,248
Pell Grants4,417$4,318
Federal Student Loans5,154$6,411
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the University of Louisville to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UofL

13,904

Grant or Scholarship Aid

59%

Grants or Scholarships

4,417

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

5,154

Federal Student Loans

22%

Federal Student Loans

KY Colleges

4,180

Grant or Scholarship Aid

54%

Grants or Scholarships

1,550

Number of Pell Grants

20%

Pell Grants

2,014

Federal Student Loans

26%

Federal Student Loans

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