University of Louisville

Louisville, KY
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Public University|Research

About Our College

The University of Louisville (UofL) is a public research university in Louisville, Kentucky. It is part of the Kentucky state university system. When founded in 1798, it was the first city-owned public university in the United States and one of the first universities chartered west of the Allegheny Mountains. The university is mandated by the Kentucky General Assembly to be a "Preeminent Metropolitan Research University".[8] The university enrolls students from 118 of 120 Kentucky counties,[9] all 50 U.S. states, and 116 countries around the world.[10]

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