Spalding University: Review & Facts

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Spalding University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,205 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1814 and is one of the 24 schools and colleges located in Louisville, Kentucky.

Spalding University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
36
Fair
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 36 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Psychology, Education, Occupational Therapy, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
78%
Good
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.

The rate of student retention at Spalding University is fair at 78% (well above Kentucky average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Spalding University is low: 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at Spalding University is pretty decent -- 14:1. Learn more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,600
High
Average tuition costs are very high - about $24,000 a year. The additional fees at Spalding University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $600; this makes it a total of $24,600 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
50%
Doable
According to government data, 1,469 applications were submitted and 736 were accepted; so it is not very hard 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
Medium
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
Unsafe
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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