Why UofL?

Why UofL?

The University of Louisville School of Medicine is located in the heart of a downtown medical center. Find out more about what's happening on our Health Sciences Campus. Also, discover what makes the City of Louisville a great place to live and learn.

 

City of Louisville, Kentucky

  • Kentucky's largest metro area with a population of 1 million+ located on the Ohio River
  • Home of the Kentucky Derby & Kentucky Derby Festival, one of the country's most extensive park systems and a world-renowned arts scene
  • Climate - mild four-season climate with average temperatures of 79 in July and 35 in January
  • Cost of living consistently below the national average. In 2014, groceries and health care were 8% less than average, and housing costs were 20% less
  • Within a day's drive of 50% of the US population
  • Ranked #5 on the Top 10 New Brainpower Cities in America by Newgeography.com
  • Named a "Top 50 US Best Value Cities for 2015" by Trivago.com
  • National Geographic listed Louisville in the Top 10 Food Cities; Zagat called it one of America's Next Hot Food Cities