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Learn more about the university and its mission.
The University of Louisville is a state-supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The university has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses seven of the university's 11 colleges and schools. The Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville's medical complex and houses the university's health related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital.
Accreditation and State Authorization Regulations
The University of Louisville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). SACS is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the southern states. The SACS Principles of Accreditation apply to all programs of the institution, regardless of mode of delivery. A requirement for continued accreditation by SACS is that institutions must ensure that their distance and correspondence education courses and programs comply with the Principles of Accreditation. This applies to all educational programs and services, wherever located or however delivered. The university received reaffirmation of accreditation in 2007. The next review will take place in 2017. The University of Louisville is in compliance with the SACS Distance and Correspondence Education Policy and adheres to the principles of good practice.
State Authorization Regulations
University of Louisville is currently authorized, licensed, exempt or not subject to approval to offer online programs in the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
In Maryland, University of Louisville is registered to offer only online programs without a practicum requirement, internship, clinical, etc. Due to restrictive regulations, UofL is not currently admitting anyone residing in Maryland to its online programs that require a face-to-face component, such as a practicum. Members of the military who are from another state and are stationed in Maryland may be subject to their own state’s regulations. Please contact Maryland’s Higher Education Commission for any questions or concerns you may have:
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Student Complaint Procedure
Students with complaints or grievances should visit University of Louisville’s complaint procedure website.