Profile


Facts & Figures (Fall 2012)

Mission: Kentucky's premier, nationally recognized metropolitan research university
Established: 1798
President: James R. Ramsey
Student Body: 22,293
Average ACT: 25.0
Faculty and Staff: 6,901 (excluding instruction/research assistants)
Alumni: More than 130,000 residing in the United States and around the world
Operating Budget
2011-12:
$1.2 billion including $163.8 million from the Commonwealth of Kentucky)
Endowment: $721.1 million
Federal Funding: $77.7 million
Athletic Conference: Big East
Mascot: Cardinal

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Student Enrollment (Fall 2012)

Total Headcount: 22,293
Full-Time Equivalent: 18,487
Full-Time: 16,963
Part-Time: 5,330
Undergraduate: 15,893
Graduate: 6,400
Post-Doctoral: 126
Male: 10,790
Female: 11,503
African American: 10.4%
All Other Minorities: 9.7
White: 74.7%
Nonresident Aliens: 5.2%
In-State:* 16,997
Jefferson County: 9,817
All Other Kentucky Counties: 7,180
Out-of-State: 5,296
Indiana Reciprocity: 1,105
Other Out-of-State: 4,191

* - Indicates permanent residence at time of first admission to UofL.

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Student Classification (Fall 2012)

Freshman: 3,954
Sophomore: 3,092
Junior: 3,159
Senior: 4,337
Undergraduate-Non-Degree seeking: 631
Post-Baccalaureate-Degree seeking: 455
Post-Baccalaureate-Certificate: 110
Graduate-Non-degree seeking: 268
Master's: 2,683
Specialist: 34
Post-Doctoral: 126
Doctor's Degree Professional Practice
(Medicine, Dentistry, Law):
1,485
House Staff: 621
TOTAL: 22,293

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Academic Schools and Colleges

Name Dean
College of Arts and Sciences John P. Ferre (acting)
Brandeis School of Law Susan H. Duncan (interim)
College of Business R. Charles Moyer
School of Dentistry John J. Sauk
College of Education and Human Development W. Blake Hazelton (interim)
School of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies Beth A. Boehm
Kent School of Social Work Terry L. Singer
School of Medicine Toni M. Ganzel (interim)
School of Music Christopher P. Doane
School of Nursing Marcia J. Hern
School of Public Health and Information Sciences Richard D. Clover
Speed School of Engineering Neville G. Pinto
University Libraries Robert E. Fox

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Degrees Conferred 2011-12

Doctoral Degree Professional Practice: 361
Doctoral Degree Research/Scholarship: 188
Master's/Specialist: 1,439*
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate: 163
Baccalaureate: 2,702**
Associate: 11
Certificate: 28
Total:* 4,897

*Includes 41 specialist degrees

**Includes 13 baccalaureate degrees earned in the UofL/WKU joint engineering program

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Budget 2011-2012

Total:
$1,222,712,500
Revenue
Tuition and Fees:
$256,454,500
State Appropriations:
$163,849,400
Grants and Contracts:
$177,522,614
Other (includes clinics, hospital & endowments):
$553,385,986
Athletic Revenues:
$71,500,000
Expenditures
Salaries:
$566,595,318
Fringe Benefits:
$126,968,365
Operating Expenses:
$372,044,237
Student Financial Aid:
$98,502,092
Debt Service:
$23,595,750
Hospital Indigent Care:
$21,934,400
Capital Outlay:
$13,072,338
Total:
$1,222,712,500

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Grants and Contracts (Fiscal Year 2012)

Funding Sources Number of Awards Amount Received
Federal Government 212
$77,740,982
Federal Flowthrough 168
$21,603,543
State Government 36
$3,347,109
Local Government 6
$312,575
International 2
$243,660
Industry 55
$4,487,599
Private Nonprofit 104
$7,908,434
Other 3
$66,560
Clinical Trials 195
$5,528,417
Total 781
$121,238,879

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Personnel (by IPEDS category) Fall 2012

  Full-
Time
Part-
Time
Male Female African
American
All other Min. White Total
Faculty                
Professor:
533
34
451
116
18
89
460
567
Associate Professor:
419
34
267
186
35
70
348
453
Assistant Professor:
602
62
342
322
36
168
460
664
Instructor:
151
15
68
98
11
29
126
166
No Academic Rank/Other*:
26
440
198
268
27
30
409
466
Total:
1,731
585
1,326
990
127
386
1,803
2,316
Staff**                
Administrator 105 4 67 42 12 2 5 109
Exempt Employee 2,049 113 719 1,443 188 121 324 2,162
Non-exempt employee 1,484 88 641 931 346 2 81 1,572
Other*** 653 89 415 327 33 11 218 742
Total: 4,291 294 1,842 2,743 579 137 628 4,585

* -"No Academic Rank/Other" includes lecturers and other teaching staff and excludes instruction/research assistants.

** Staff are categorized by UofL job grade and do not reflect US Department of Education reporting categories

*** Other includes positions such as staff on leave with pay, house staff, research fellows and visiting scholars

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Board of Trustees (2012-13)

  • Marie Abrams
  • Laurence Benz
  • Jonathan Blue
  • Dhiane Bradley
  • Justin Brandt
  • Ron Butt
  • Dr. Kevin Cosby
  • Bruce Henderson
  • Dr. Robert Curtis Hughes
  • Phoebe Wood
  • Frank Minnifield
  • Brucie Moore
  • Jody Prather
  • Robert W. Rounsavall,III
  • Debbie Scoppechio
  • Dr. Joe Steffen
  • Dr. William Selvidge
  • Steve Wilson

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