Louisville, KY
Tuition (in-state)
$23,146 ($9,662)
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Reviews 1438 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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3 College Sophomore

Facilities: We have an influx of squirrels everywhere around campus.

3 College Sophomore

Transportation: I have rode the tarc numerous times, but it can be tricky. I once missed my second bus and had to walk 7 miles to my destination due to the drivers negligence.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Academics: The classes are hectic at times, but easy if you are willing to study. Professors are pretty down to earth and easy to talk to.

2 people found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I lived off campus for the first time this year, and absolutely hated it. The bellamy apartments constantly enforce overage fees that I can not afford. They also have cops who harass the tenants quite frequently mainly (african americans). As I have been a victim to the lack of equality.

2 people found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Majors: I worked at the education building as an assistant for academic advisors. They were some the friendliest people I have ever met on campus when I first moved to louisville.

3 College Sophomore

Majors: My career goals are to make music. I'm gaining a degree as a backup plan to my plan A.

1 College Sophomore

Scholarships: Lost my scholarship due to not meeting the GPA requirements, they expect freshman to maintain a 3.0 while athletes fail classes and are rewarded for it.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Sophomore

Athletics: Our teams are always good and are even on their way to the ACC.

1 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: I've been harassed over 15 times including in dorms, in my apartment complex, as well as around the campus.

2 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Nothing but run down fast food places, no healthy alternatives.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: Was apart of one frat, but was forced to quit due to fees.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Did not enjoy it very much, it was too crowded and Resident Advisors were too strict.

3 College Sophomore

Computers: Nothing special about the computers, they get the job done, but could be better.

3 College Junior

Transportation: I get on bus for free by student id card.

3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: Interesting events and spirits for me to enjoy

3 College Junior

Athletics: Some people attended sports, but money may be part

2 College Junior

Health & Safety: Robberies made present in my campus. Has to stop.

College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I haven't been off campus housing and didn't see.

3 College Junior

Campus Housing: The cost seem to be the issue for me and tight.

3 College Junior

Parking: Only get in closest before cars fill up quickly.

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Dining: I like how foods off campus and timing work well.

2 College Junior

Nightlife: Some parties and clubs can get out of hand.

4 College Junior

Weather: How bad the weather gets, we really take action.

3 College Junior

Majors: Encountering grade problems and more crimes evolving around campus mostly at night.

3 College Junior

Majors: I enjoyed school, because it helps me get around, find new choices, and succeed in majoring chemistry.


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Grawemeyer Hall
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Grawemeyer Hall Grawemeyer Hall Modeled after The Jeffersonian Rotunda at the University of Virginia, Grawemeyer Hall features The Thinker by Auguste Rodin

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Annie Muller
LaGrange, Ky.
French and English
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The University of Louisville isn't perfect, but to those who love it, the flaws only add to the experience. Not everyone likes going to such a large university—it can be very intimidating, especially if you come from a smaller high school. However, the crowds offer an opportunity to improve your social skills and make as many new friends as you want. And even with a huge student body, most people find a tight group of friends that they stick with throughout their time at U of L. Most students make friends with other residents in their dorm hall or by joining clubs or Greek organizations.

The professors and other University staff are so friendly and offer lots of personal attention. You wouldn't normally expect this at such a big school, but that's one thing that makes U of L special. Another thing the University provides is an almost endless list of opportunities for students. They may have to go looking in the right places, but there are so many things for U of L student to try out and experience. There are plenty of study abroad opportunities, as well as a career center that can help students get internships and jobs after they graduate. However, even with all of these opportunities and resources, some students say they don't feel that U of L offers enough for them. However, some people just fit better at a smaller school. A single college will never fit everyone's needs, so there will always be some left unsatisfied. If you take advantage of the resources, you'll have a much better chance of enjoying your experience. U of L has a lot to offer—you just have to jump in and grab it.

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