Spalding students rarely pay the full cost of tuition. In fact, more than 90 percent of all Spalding students—99 percent first-time, full-time students—receive financial support through scholarships, grants, loans and other types of aid.
Cost of attendance
Undergraduate tuition rates for 2020-2021
|Full-time (12-18 credit hours)||$12,900/semester|
|Full-time + (19 or more credit hours)||$12,900/semester + $860/credit hour|
|Part-time (11 or fewer credit hours)||$860/credit hour|
Room, board and fees for 2020-2021
|Plan type or fee||Cost|
|Morrison Hall – Double Standard Room*||$2,300/semester|
|Spalding Suites – Single Standard Room||$2,750/semester|
|Spalding Suites – Double Standard Room||$2,400/semester|
|Health and Counseling Services||$50/semester|
|Meal Plan – 14 meals/week||$1,500/semester|
|Engage||$175 (one-time fee)|
Additional estimated costs: Spalding University estimates an additional $1400 for books for full-time graduate students. However, book costs can vary by program and may actually be less than the university’s estimated annual cost.
* Please note: All first-year students will be housed in Morrison Hall and with a roommate. Accommodations for a documented medical need, or other requests, requiring a single room may be directed to Residence Life Coordinator Abby Finta at firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-873-4421 for information.
What will it cost you?
Our cost of attendance (or sticker price) isn’t the actual cost that most students pay. See what Spalding-funded scholarships you may be eligible to receive and use our net price calculator for estimated costs based on your income and academic information.
For the previous year’s tuition rates, download the undergraduate tuition and fees for 2019-2020 (PDF).
Online tuition rates for 2020-2021
|Undergraduate online||$440 per credit hour.|
|RN to BSN online||$470 per credit hour|
|Graduate online||See graduate tuition rates.|
Spalding University estimates an additional $1400 for books for full-time undergraduate students and $1350 for books for full-time graduate students. However, book costs can vary by program and may actually be less than the university’s estimated annual cost.
Your graduate program of choice may have additional fees, including orientation, course fees, travel costs, etc. Check your individual program for associated costs.
Graduate tuition rates for 2020-2021
|Program||Credit hours||Cost per credit|
|Athletic Training (MSAT)||67||$795|
|Business Communication (MSBC)||33||$575|
|Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)||60||$650|
|Education – Instructional Leadership/Principal Prep||30||$395|
|Education – Teacher Leadership (MAEd)||30||$395|
|Nursing -FNP (MSN)||45||$795|
|Nursing – Leadership and Educator (MSN)||36||$575|
|Nursing Practice (DNP)**||36||$845|
|Occupational Therapy (entry-level OTD)**||110||$900|
|Occupational Therapy (post-professional OTD)||30||$580|
|School Guidance Counseling||33||$395|
|Social Work (MSW)||58||$740|
|Social Work (DSW)||48||$950|
|Upper Extremity Rehabilitation – Post-master’s Certificate||15||$580|
** For these programs the equivalent of 1 credit hour will be charged to the student while writing the dissertation/capstone project and not enrolled in courses.
***The total credit hours vary by MAT program content area and certification type. See the course catalog for MAT program sheets.
In addition to direct costs, the university has a $100 annual fee for health and counseling services. Your graduate program of choice may have additional fees, including orientation, course fees, travel costs, etc. Check your individual program for associated costs.
Spalding University estimates an additional $1350 for books for full-time graduate students. However, book costs can vary by program and may actually be less than the university’s estimated annual cost.
Our financial aid staff will work closely with you and explore all of the funding resources available to you. Let us help make your private education an affordable investment.