Carnegie Foundation Classification


The University of Louisville is assigned by the Carnegie Foundation a basic classification of: RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity). There are 115 U.S. institutions with this classification (Carnegie Foundation Data).

In 2008 and 2015, UofL was awarded the elective classification for community engagement.

Carnegie Foundation Overview (PDF)

Institutional Profile (PDF)

More information on the UofL Carnegie Foundation classification can be found at