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Spalding University Student Life

Spalding University is on a 24-acre campus in an urban setting in Louisville, KY. There are many activities and organizations for Spalding University students to participate in – chorus,, , a radio station and more.

Spalding University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Spalding University has a thriving Egan Service Learning Program. In fact, more students participate in Egan Service Learning Program than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Spalding University include Student Occupational Therapy Association, Spalding University Nursing Students, Campus Activities Board and Best Buddies.

Spalding University students' favorite campus traditions are Rat Race- Run for the Rodents, Welcome Week and Career Expo.

Does Spalding University Offer Student Housing?

Spalding University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most Spalding University students live off campus. In 2021, 5% of undergrads at Spalding University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 90% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Spalding University. There are 147 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,316 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 147 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Spalding University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Spalding University Athletics

At Spalding University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Spalding University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Golf NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Track And Field NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is Spalding University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Spalding University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Spalding University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Spalding University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Spalding University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Spalding University, take Interstate 65 to Louisville, KY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Louisville International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in KY you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Spalding University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Spalding University Students

72%

Women

28%

Men

70%

Full Time

30%

Part Time

80%

In State

20%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

59%

17%

15%

3%

3%

2%

0.23%

0.08%

0.08%

Undergraduate Students

1,316

Graduate Students

1,006

Non-Resident / International Students

3

Spalding University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,322

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

51%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$24,500

Out-of-State

$24,500

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Application Deadline

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