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Spalding University is a private institution that was founded in 1814. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,371, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 6 acres. It utilizes a other-based academic calendar. Spalding University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $19,350 (2011-12).
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Spalding University is a forward thinking university both in academic program design and delivery of instruction. Spalding University is a private, Catholic institution founded by the Sister of Charity of Nazareth. Guided by mission that seeks to meet the needs of the times, the university is anchored around four centers of excellence granting both undergraduate and graduate degrees including: (a) College of Business and Communication, (b) College of Education, (c) College of Health and Natural Science, and (d) College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Theses centers of excellence offer twenty-four undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs. Instructional formats are designed to meet the needs of students in an urban environment by offering high intensity learning through shortened and focused course instruction. Undergraduate students may complete an entire Bachelor degree in as little as three years or choose to attend weekend or evening classes. Graduate courses are offered in multiple formats and available in accelerated delivery systems through weekend and evening instruction.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Spalding University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Spalding University is $20. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 42.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||42.8%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Spalding University is 11:1, and the school has 73.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Spalding University include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Psychology; Education; and Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71.2 percent.
Spalding University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,371, with a gender distribution of 26.3 percent male students and 73.7 percent female students. At this school, 8.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 92.0 percent of students live off campus. Spalding University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Spalding University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. Spalding University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Spalding University, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Spalding University.
|Students who have cars on campus||95%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$19,350 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data