Bellarmine University

Louisville, KY

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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,586
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
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Bellarmine University 

Bellarmine University is a 4-year, private university located in Louisville, KY. Students at Bellarmine University can enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs.

Bellarmine University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Bellarmine University offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is Bellarmine a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Bellarmine University is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Bellarmine University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Bellarmine University is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket at Bellarmine.

You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Bellarmine University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Bellarmine University offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Bellarmine University offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, Bellarmine University offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. 

Bellarmine University has approved a new, reduced tuition rate of $250 per credit hour for members of the U.S. military. The rate is available to full-time active duty members of the U.S. military, members of the Selected Reserves, and active members of the National Guard.  

The reduced tuition rate for active military at Bellarmine University is $250 per credit hour and does not exceed the tuition assistance rate cap.  This means that there will likely be no out-of-pocket costs for eligible military personnel.

For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.  

What are Bellarmine University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $950 per credit hour Bellarmine’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

What are Bellarmine University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $950 per credit hour Bellarmine’s online tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

Does Bellarmine University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Bellarmine University offers online degree programs.

Is Bellarmine University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Bellarmine University is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Bellarmine University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Bellarmine University has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Bellarmine University a military friendly school?

Bellarmine University is considered military friendly or veteran friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and are a Yellow Ribbon school. In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance and offers a reduced tuition rate for the military.

Is Bellarmine University a MyCAA school?

No, Bellarmine University is not a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.

Message from Bellarmine University

Bellarmine University is a vibrant community of educational excellence and ethical awareness that consistently ranks among the nation's best colleges and universities. Our students pursue an education based in the liberal arts and in the distinguished, inclusive Catholic tradition of educational excellence, the oldest and most rewarding in the western world. It is a lifelong education, worthy of the university's namesake, Saint Robert Bellarmine, and of his invitation to each of us to learn and live in veritatis amore -- in the love of all that is beautiful, true and good in life.

We are committed to serving those that have and continue to serve us—the veterans, active duty, and reserve members of our military forces, and their dependents. Our mission is to support all military-affiliated students, alumni, faculty, and staff on Bellarmine Campus. We aim to bring visibility and solutions to the unique needs of military-affiliated individuals on campus through advising, programming, policy development, advocacy, and specialized services.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 40,750
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 24,477
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    - $ 16,273
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $ 250
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,586
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    YES

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    Undergraduate
  • All
  • Amount
    $25,000
  • Number
    Unlimited
  • Degree level
    All
  • All
  • Amount
    $25,000
  • Number
    Unlimited
  • Degree level
    Professional
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Amount
    $25,000
  • Number
    Unlimited
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $40,750
    In State
    $40,750
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $9,986
    In State
    $9,986
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $762
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    2,569
    Undergraduate
    1,024
    Graduate
    96
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    32.7%
    Population
  • Female
    67.3%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    Roman Catholic
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Suburb
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    545
    SAT Math
    550
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    25
    ACT
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