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Study at Spalding University

Spalding University is located in Louisville, Kentucky. The roots of the university can be traced back to 1814 when an Academy of Nazareth was established near Bardstown, in Kentucky. However, after several mergers and other events, it came to be known as the Spalding College. The institute was granted university status in 1984, and started operating as the Spalding University. The university offers bachelor's and master's degrees through the following academic divisions:

  • Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy
  • College of Education
  • School of Business
  • School of Communication
  • School of Liberal Studies
  • School of Natural Sciences
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Professional Psychology
  • School of Social Work
The athletics teams of Spalding University are called the Golden Eagles. Both the men's teams and the women's teams participate in sports including basketball, golf, soccer, and cross country. The university offers financial aid to the students in the form of merit scholarships and loans.

Profile of Spalding University

Students attend Spalding University in Louisville, KY, a large city. The school is proud of its Roman Catholic status. Spalding University is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Spalding University has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. The school is known for its programs in education and teaching, therapy and Counselling, and nutrition and exercise therapy.

Spalding University Selectivity

Spalding University is selective and does not offer open admission. One sign of prestige is that the school only let in 44% of those who applied in 2007. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 400. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 393 and 468. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


Spalding University has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 1, 695 students at the school . A large number of students at Spalding University are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are female.

Student Life

A lot of students at Spalding University attend part-time.

Spalding University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching123special ed, educational admin and supervision, secondary teaching, middle school teaching, education, elementary school teaching, curriculum and instruction, secondary school administration, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine65registered nursing
Business and Management64business, accounting
Therapy and Counselling60clinical psychology, psychology
Liberal Arts56creative writing, liberal arts and sciences, social services, liberal arts and humanities, sociology, library science, history, English
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy42occupational therapy
Family and Social Work38social work
Religion and Philosophy20pastoral Counselling, religion
Media9communication studies
Science3natural sciences, biology
Mathematics1mathematics and computer science, mathematics
Fine Arts1fine arts
Art Studies0art studies

Contact: Spalding University

Spalding University

851 S Fourth St

Louisville, KY 40203-2188

General Phone: (502) 585-9911


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