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Information for Parents

As a parent or guardian of a college-bound student, you have an active role in the college search process. Identifying a school that is the “right fit” for your son or daughter requires a bit of research and investigation. We invite you to consider Spalding University as you explore the many educational opportunities available to students beyond high school.

Conveniently located between Louisville’s central business district and historic Old Louisville, Spalding students find ample volunteer, service-learning and work-study opportunities within close proximity of campus.

Spalding University is recognized as the most diverse private institution in Kentucky. Participation within this inclusive learning environment promotes the acceptance and appreciation of the values and unique life experiences of each individual. Our exceptional faculty continues Spalding’s rich tradition of academic excellence, providing students with a well-rounded, real-world education.

Spalding’s undergraduate academic schedule is divided into seven six-week sessions, with one-week breaks between each session. Most classes meet Monday through Thursday for 100 minutes each day. Our students typically take one or two classes per session, providing them with tremendous scheduling flexibility and focused study.

Intercollegiate athletics and various student organizations afford students a place to develop interpersonal and leadership skills while augmenting their academic studies. For students who desire the convenience and other documented benefits of living on-campus, Spalding Suites offers the latest in campus residential amenities.

Spalding University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Spalding University.