Spalding University

Louisville, KY

Spalding University

Louisville, KY

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Tuition & Fees

$24,500

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
55%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

29%

male

71%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 500
Declined 490
Total Received 990
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Private

1,316

undergraduate students

1,006

graduate students

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School Facts

Spalding University, founded in 1814, is a private, non profit university of liberal arts and sciences. Its 24-acre campus is located in downtown Louisville, and attended by over 2,300 students.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,322
Established in 1814
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic Church

24-acre, urban campus in Louisville (population: 771,158). Served by air and bus; train serves Cincinnati and Indianapolis (100 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Louisville
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Louisville International

Spalding University
901 South Fourth Street
Louisville, KY
40203-2188

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
5%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Egan Service Learning Program
  • Student Occupational Therapy Association
  • Spalding University Nursing Students
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Best Buddies

Top Events

  • Rat Race- Run for the Rodents
  • Welcome Week
  • Career Expo
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
24%
18-23
55%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $20
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.87

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 500
Declined 490
Total Received 990

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $24,500
Room & board $7,400
Total $31,900
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Bowling
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Business/Management
Applied Behavior Analysis
Biological and Physical Sciences
Business/Commerce, General
Communication, General
Creative Writing
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,322

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

57%

1,316
students

Female
71%
932

Male
29%
384

43%

1,006
students

Female
80%
805

Male
20%
201

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

920
students

Female
73%
666

Male
27%
254

31%

396
students

Female
68%
266

Male
32%
130

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Student Facts

Student 5 year graduation rate 47%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

144

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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