LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville is welcoming its largest and most academically prepared freshman class this fall.
More than 2,800 first time students are enrolled with an average ACT score of 25.2, the highest in UofL history and well above the national average of 21.1. Admissions officials said 42 percent of the incoming students have already earned some college credit.
“This year’s freshman class continues our amazing upward trajectory in student quality,” said UofL President James Ramsey. “Great students want to attend college with other top students at a place where academics, research, athletics and the facilities are on the rise. That’s what’s happening at UofL.”
Eighty four percent of incoming freshmen are from Kentucky and one in five are students of color. There are 335 African Americans in the freshman class, more than ever before.
Returning students will find a number of changes and campus improvements including: