Spalding University

Spalding University Ranking

country rank: 1228
world rank: 3614

University Overview

Spalding University ranking was established in 1814 and is a non-profit private higher education organization headquartered in the suburbs of Louisville, Kentucky (population area of 500,000-1,000,000). Spalding University (Spalding) ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist registration range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education organization officially associated with the Christian-Catholic faith. It is approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Spalding University (Spalding) provides classes and programmes leading to formally accredited higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. credentials, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 206-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education agency has an acceptance rate of 90-100 percent, rendering it a least selective college. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. Spalding also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Spalding University Ranking

University Identity

Name Spalding University
Acronym Spalding
Founded 1814
Motto Building on Tradition. Focused on the Future.
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 901 S Fourth Street Louisville 40203-2188 Kentucky United States
Tel +1 (502) 585 9911
Fax +1 (502) 585 7158

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 845 South Third Street Louisville 40203 (502) 585 7111 800 896 8941

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Sisters of Charity of Nazareth - www.scnfamily.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Spalding University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 25,166 physical volumes, 403 physical media, 119,920 digital/electronic medium and 199 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Spalding University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 340 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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