Bellarmine University - Rankings

Bellarmine University is an independent Roman Catholic liberal-arts university, consistently ranks among the nation's best colleges and universities. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The University offers a wide range of majors in the arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and health sciences. Graduate degrees offered include the MBA, Executive MBA, MA in Communication, MA in Education, MA in Teaching, MSLA (Laboratory Science), Doctor of Physical Therapy and Doctor of Nursing Practice, etc.

In 2009, Bellarmine was named one of the Best Colleges to Work For in the United States.


- Ranked 14th among Tier 1 Regional Universities (South) by US News (2012).

- The Princeton Review has named the Bellarmine University School of Business one of the country's best destinations for graduate school. The Rubel School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, which places it among the elite business schools in the country. Bellarmine is the first and only private university in Kentucky to achieve this certification.

- Rated 16th in the South region of the US News “Best Universities-Master's” category (2009). Bellarmine also appears in the publication's listing titled "Great Schools, Great Prices".

- It has been named No. 83 in the best colleges and universities in the nation in the first-ever rankings by Forbes magazine. The No. 83 ranking places Bellarmine as just one of two Kentucky institutions to make the top 100. The rankings include 569 undergraduate institutions.

- The Princeton Review has named Bellarmine among "The Best 368 Colleges".

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