Spalding University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

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
Location Map - Street View:
Spalding University Location Map - Street View
Location Map - City View:
Spalding University Location Map - City View

Learn More About Spalding University

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Kentucky Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
We reviewed 38 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Paducah, Bowling Green, Fort Mitchell, Newport, and 19 more cities. Approximately 1,400 accounting and finance diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for accounting and finance degree programs in KY is roughly $22,200.

Art
Our listing contains 26 art schools and colleges in Louisville, Owensboro, Lexington, Frankfort, Columbia, Wilmore, Berea, and 17 more cities. About 500 art degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for art programs in KY is around $22,200.

Biology
We reviewed 33 biology schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Barbourville, Georgetown, Murray, Crestview Hills, and 21 other cities. Approximately 1,500 biology degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for biology degree programs in KY: $23,100.

Business
Detailed information about 59 business schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Paducah, Madisonville, Florence, and 33 more cities. About 5,900 business diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition charges for business degree programs in KY is approximately $18,000.

Communication and Journalism
We reviewed 27 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Berea, Jackson, Pikeville, Frankfort, and 18 other cities. About 1,700 communication and journalism degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for communication and journalism degree programs in KY: $22,700.

Education
We reviewed 57 education schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Elizabethtown, Madisonville, Hopkinsville, and 35 more cities. Around 5,400 education diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for education degree programs in KY - $22,200.

English and Literature
Detailed information about 29 english and literature schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Crestview Hills, Saint Catharine, Bowling Green, Grayson, and 21 more cities. Around 900 english and literature degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for english and literature degree programs in KY is around $22,900.

Foreign Languages
Read about 21 foreign languages schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Crestview Hills, Murray, Berea, Wilmore, and 14 more cities. About 500 foreign languages degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for foreign languages degree programs in KY is approximately $24,500.

General Studies
Read about 47 general studies schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Barbourville, Elizabethtown, Hopkinsville, and 33 more cities. Approximately 7,000 general studies diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for general studies programs in KY is approximately $14,200.

Management
We reviewed 61 management schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Madisonville, Florence, Hopkinsville, and 34 other cities. About 5,200 management degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for management degree programs in KY is around $17,000.

Medical
Our directory contains 58 medical schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Florence, Hopkinsville, Paducah, and 30 other cities. Approximately 3,200 medical diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for medical degree programs in KY - $19,300.

Medical Assistant
Learn about 60 medical assistant schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Florence, Madisonville, Hopkinsville, and 26 other cities. About 5,200 medical assistant diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for medical assistant programs in KY is approximately $13,700.

Nursing
Get details on 51 nursing schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Owensboro, Bowling Green, Florence, Frankfort, Pikeville, and 30 other cities. Around 8,000 nursing degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition price for nursing programs in KY is approximately $16,100.

Occupational Therapy
Detailed information about 32 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Louisville, Lexington, Florence, Midway, Williamsburg, Bowling Green, Pippa Passes, and 21 other cities. About 1,400 occupational therapy degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition for occupational therapy programs in KY: $22,100.

Psychology
Get details on 30 psychology schools and colleges in Louisville, Owensboro, Wilmore, Lexington, Crestview Hills, Midway, Somerset, and 21 other cities. Around 2,400 psychology degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for psychology degree programs in KY: $22,800.

Social Work
We reviewed 32 social work schools and colleges in Louisville, Owensboro, Lexington, Barbourville, Grayson, Murray, Williamsburg, and 23 more cities. Approximately 2,100 social work diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for social work programs in KY - $21,100.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges