Spalding University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Spalding University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,515 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1814 and is one of the 23 schools and colleges located in Louisville, Kentucky.

Spalding University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
34
1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Spalding University.

Spalding University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 34 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Psychology, Education, Business, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
74%
The rate of student retention at Spalding University is fair at 74% (above Kentucky average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Spalding University is average: 64%.

Student to faculty ratio at Spalding University is pretty good -- 12:1. Learn more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,200
Average tuition costs are high - about $20,600 a year. The additional fees at Spalding University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $600; this makes it a total of $21,200 a year.

Read the details about Spalding University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
29%
According to government data, 883 applications were submitted and 259 were accepted; so it is quite challenging to get admitted at this school.

The college will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Spalding University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,600
Spalding University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Spalding University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
C
Spalding University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 500 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- roughly $5,600 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Spalding University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Spalding University Location and Maps



Post Address: Spalding University, 901 S Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203-2188, USA
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