Spalding University is a private, not-for-profit, liberal arts university. Our campus encompasses 24 acres in downtown Louisville, KY. As of the fall of 2016, Spalding had a headcount of 2,322 students. Established in 1814 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Spalding University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award more than 66 degrees at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist’s and doctoral levels. Tori Murden McClure, M.Div., J.D., M.F.A has served as president since 2010.
98%Percentage of all students receiving financial aid
73%of students return after their first year. 20% Above the national average for first-year student retention. (National Student Clearinghouse Research Center)