College of Business Freshman Admission Policy (Effective Summer 2014)

Freshmen students (first time applicants) are eligible for direct admission to the College of Business if the following criteria are met:

  1.  An ACT composite score of at least 25 or an SAT 1 (CR=M) score of at least 1130; AND a high school GPA of 3.0; AND a Math sub score of at least: ACT 23 or SAT 1 540.
  2. An ACT composite score of at least 22 or SAT 1 (CR=M) of at least 1020; AND a high school GPA of 3.3; AND a Math sub score of at least ACT 23 or SAT 1540.

Freshmen who do not meet the above criteria, but who wish to pursue a business career should enroll as Pre-Business students in Arts and Sciences.  Pre-Business students may transfer to the College of Business upon earning at least 15 credit hours with at least a 2.8 university GPA.  Home-schooled students, students who have earned a GED and others with special circumstances should contact the Admissions Office.

Transfer Students:

External Transfer students who have earned 30 degree applicable hours with a 2.8 grade point will be admitted directly to the College of Business. Students who don’t meet these admission standards will be admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences as Pre-Business students and will be advised by A&S advisors. Apply for Transfer

Reinhardt Academic Advising Center
College of Business, Room 024
(502) 852-7439 – Email:


University of Louisville
College of Business
Harry Frazier Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-6440
Fax: (502) 852-7557


The UofL College of Business is separately accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). Visit our Accreditation page for details.

University Accreditation:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)



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