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Undergraduate Admissions

Applying as a high school student

Spalding is a place where you can learn, grow and succeed in a supportive campus community. We’re invested in your success, starting from the day you apply.

Admission requirements

To be considered for automatic admission to Spalding University, you must meet the following criteria:

  • 2.50 or higher cumulative GPA or GED of 50 or higher
  • 20 ACT score or 1030 on the SAT (combined critical reading and mathematics subscores). ACT/SAT test-optional admission with a 3.00 or higher GPA

Our undergraduate admission committee considers your total student profile. If you do not meet our automatic admission requirements, you may still be eligible for conditional admittance.

Next steps

  1. Complete an online application
  2. Request your official transcript and your ACT or SAT test scores. If your ACT/SAT scores are not included on your transcript, request those separately by going to or
  3. File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Visit to complete the online application. Spalding’s school code is 001960.
  4. Once you’re admitted, submit the non-refundable enrollment deposit by May 1. This deposit secures your spot in our incoming class and will be applied towards your first tuition payment.
  5. Attend beSU Orientation to connect with your future classmates and prepare for your college journey.

Questions? Contact us.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Call or text: (502) 585-7111
Email Undergrad Admissions