A Record of Excellence

Academics

  • 99% of Bellarmine graduates attend college
  • Bellarmine has an annual average of 5 National Merit Finalists and 12 Commended Scholars
  • Bellarmine students are admitted to over 160 colleges and universities nationally and internationally

Faculty and Staff

  • 66% of Bellarmine's administration and faculty have master’s degrees and above
  • The average class size is 24

Tuition Assistance

  • Bellarmine's endowment fund, which provides ongoing tuition assistance, is over $20 million
  • Student tuition assistance in 2017-18 was $2.1 million
  • 40% of Bellarmine students receive tuition assistance
  • The average tuition assistance grant awarded in 2017-18 was $6,000

Athletics

  • Bellarmine has 43 athletic teams in 18 different sports and 58 coaches
  • Over 70% of the student body participates in Bellarmine’s athletic program, which is widely regarded as one of the most competitive in the state

Diversity

  • 38% percent of our student body are students of color

Music & Drama

  • Music awards include National Music Ensemble, All-Northwest and All-State Choir, All-State Orchestra and All-State Concert
  • Bellarmine’s Drama Department received 11 nominated for Little Women from the 5th Avenue Theatre Awards

Robotics

  • In 2016, Bellarmine Robotics competed in our division playoffs of the World Championships in St. Louis, Missouri

Service

  • Students annually collect between 8,000-12,000 pounds of food for the St. Leo's Food Connection
  • Since 1991, Bellarmine has provided food and gifts for about 70 families a year through the Adopt-A-Family program that serves those who don’t have resources to celebrate Christmas
  • The entire sophomore class takes six trips to L'Arche Farms a year

Campus Ministry

  • Approximately 90% of the student body participates annually in a least one of Bellarmine’s religious retreats