University of Louisville Graduate School

University of Louisville (referred to as Louisville) is a Public, 4 years school located in Louisville, KY.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Louisville is $14,145 for Kentucky residents and $28,541 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,096 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 22,017 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Louisville (referred to as Louisville) is a Public, 4 years school located in Louisville, KY.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1915 - Current).
Louisville Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Louisville (Louisville)
Address2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40292-0001
Phone502-852-5555
Webhttps://www.louisville.edu
Online Applicationhttps://louisville.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://louisville.edu/financialaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Louisville is $14,145 for Kentucky residents and $28,541 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,096 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 22,017 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 239 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 8 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,541
$14,145 for Kentucky Residents
Student Population6,096
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs239 graduate programs
(8 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Louisville is $14,145 for Kentucky residents and $28,541 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $775 for Kentucky residents and $1,575 for out-of-state students.
Louisville offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Kentucky Residents$14,145
Out-of-State$28,541
Tuition per Credit Hour
Kentucky Residents$775
Out-of-State$1,575
Louisville offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)8 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Louisville is $14,145 for Kentucky residents and $28,541 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.52% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$12,684$196$26,454$196
2019-2020$13,000$196$27,114$196
2020-2021$13,260$201$27,374$201
2021-2022$13,524$201$27,638$201
2022-2023$13,944$201$28,340$201
The graduate school tuition & fees of Louisville is expensive compared to public graduate schools in Kentucky. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Kentucky graduate tuition is $17,742 (public) / $10,765 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Louisville$14,145$28,541
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Kentucky Graduate Schools$10,484$12,915
Public$11,003$17,742
Private$10,765
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $18,720 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Louisville.
On-campus living costs are increased by 7.54% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,196. Off-campus living costs are increased by 5.33% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$9,226$5,898$8,288$7,010
2019-2020$9,452$6,318$8,530$7,420
2020-2021$9,754$6,562$8,858$7,706
2021-2022$9,852$6,782$9,712$7,564
2022-2023$10,668$7,220$10,144$8,052
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $775 for Kentucky residents and $1,575 for other students at University of Louisville. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.54% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$705$1,470
2019-2020$723$1,507
2020-2021$737$1,521
2021-2022$752$1,536
2022-2023$775$1,575
The law school tuition at University of Louisville is $12,274 for Kentucky residents and $21,257 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $21,804 for Kentucky residents and $33,119 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school and medical school at Louisville.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Louisville
Kentucky ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Dentistry$18,558-$38,634-
Medicine$21,805-$33,120-
Law$12,275-$21,258-

Graduate Programs at Louisville

University of Louisville offers 165 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,610 students have completed their study at University of Louisville.
Offered Degrees at University of Louisville
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree8501,687
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship320167
Doctor's degree - other61392
Post Bachelor's Degree335361
Post Master's Degree903
Total16562,610
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Louisville by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Management Science program with 69 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business/Commerce program with 237 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 155 completers.
University of Louisville offers 165 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,610 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,687 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 392 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 361 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 3 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 3 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning3$41,900
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 3 completers-
African-American/Black Studies2-
Women's Studies1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7-
Education [+] 467 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction--
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration143-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship18-
Special Education and Teaching22$45,800
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services49$36,900
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching-$42,800
Elementary Education and Teaching33-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels28-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching4-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)9-
Art Teacher Education--
Health Teacher Education--
Mathematics Teacher Education10-
Music Teacher Education2-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3-
Reading Teacher Education1-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education13-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education124-
Biology Teacher Education3-
Chemistry Teacher Education3-
Physics Teacher Education1-
Earth Science Teacher Education1-
Engineering [+] 168 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering16-
Chemical Engineering10-
Civil Engineering27$54,800
Computer Engineering38$71,300
Electrical and Electronics Engineering27$75,700
Materials Engineering--
Mechanical Engineering44$77,800
Industrial Engineering6$67,800
Engineering Technology [+] 59 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management59$72,900
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
French Language and Literature--
Spanish Language and Literature1-
English Language and Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 3 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 97 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Biochemistry6-
Anatomy2-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology2-
Physiology35-
Pharmacology and Toxicology8-
Biostatistics15-
Epidemiology21-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Mathematics5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 9 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)9-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 56 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management46-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science10-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] --
Applied and Professional Ethics--
Physical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Chemistry14-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 15 completers-
Experimental Psychology12-
Clinical Psychology3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 39 completers$49,500
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration39-
Human Services [+] 196 completers-
Public Administration16-
Social Work180$40,100
Social Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Anthropology6-
Geography5-
Political Science and Government2-
Sociology3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 36 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts5-
Art/Art Studies3-
Fine/Studio Arts5-
Music23-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 128 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist28-
Dental Clinical Sciences2$148,300
Endodontics/Endodontology3-
Orthodontics/Orthodontology6-
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics4-
Periodontics/Periodontology3-
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology2-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling14-
Public Health19$41,600
Health Services Administration16-
Medical Informatics--
Nursing Administration31-
Nursing Science--
Business [+] 348 completers$65,500
Business/Commerce237$65,500
Accounting14-
Management Science--
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)97-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total1,687
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
African-American/Black Studies4-
Education [+] 27 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction7-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)12-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services8-
Engineering [+] 34 completers-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering6-
Computer Engineering11-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering6-
Industrial Engineering2-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
Rhetoric and Composition5-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 3 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 44 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences9-
Biomedical Sciences14-
Biochemistry3-
Anatomy2-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology3-
Physiology3-
Pharmacology and Toxicology7-
Biostatistics3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Applied Mathematics1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)3-
Physical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Chemistry16-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Experimental Psychology3-
Clinical Psychology3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 5 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration5-
Human Services [+] 5 completers-
Social Work5-
Social Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Sociology1-
Urban Studies/Affairs3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Nursing Science3-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies2-
Total167
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 88 completers-
Law88-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) --
Social Work--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 304 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist2-
Dentistry114-
Medicine155-
Nursing Practice33-
Total392
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 1 completers-
African-American/Black Studies--
Women's Studies1-
Education [+] (1 completers) 61 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration50-
Health Teacher Education11-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) --
Industrial Engineering--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Biostatistics14-
Epidemiology3-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 6 completers-
Applied and Professional Ethics6-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 57 completers$77,800
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration57-
Business [+] (1 completers) 92 completers-
Accounting17-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies6-
Management Science69-
History --
Total361
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] --
Endodontics/Endodontology--
Orthodontics/Orthodontology--
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics--
Periodontics/Periodontology--
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology--
Total3

Graduate Student Population at Louisville

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 6,096 students enrolled into University of Louisville graduate schools where it has total 22,017 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 4,164 full-time and 1,932 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,756 male and 3,340 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,0962,7563,340
Full-time4,1641,8532,311
Part-tme1,9329031,029
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,885 White (63.73%), 700 Black/African American (11.48%), 357 Hispanic (5.86%), 337 Asian (5.53%), and 817 students with other races. 538 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,0962,7563,340
American Indian/Native American1266
Asian337147190
Black/African American700262438
Hispanic357175182
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White3,8851,7382,147
Two More22589136
Un-Known392316
Non-resident Alien538314224
University of Louisville offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,759 graduate students (28.85% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,115 graduate students (18.29% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total6,096
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,759
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,115
Not in Online Courses3,222
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Louisville. 1,773 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.08% of total students), 222 students are aged above 50 (3.64%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Louisville.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,0962,7563,340
Age 20-21801664
Age 22-241,6936721,021
Age 25-291,9909621,028
Age 30-34925465460
Age 35-39584296288
Age 40-49602258344
Age 50-6419777120
Over 64251015

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