Spalding University (Spalding)

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Spalding University can be found in Louisville, KY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Spalding has an enrollment of nearly 1,700 students.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores at Spalding University. A score within the range of 930 - 1150 on the SAT exam, or 17 - 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Spalding average GPA (2.80 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 79% of all applicants are accepted to Spalding University, from which 21% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Spalding Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Spalding University was reported as 79.4% in Fall 2020 with over 850 applications submitted to Spalding. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Spalding ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • Spalding Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Spalding University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Spalding University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Spalding University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 48.5%
  • 2017-2018: 57.9%
  • 2018-2019: 95.9%
  • 2019-2020: 79.4%
  • Projected Spalding Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 70.9%

How Does Spalding Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Spalding University is forty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bellarmine University66.2%
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary68.0%
Indiana University-Southeast81.9%
Hanover College64.8%
Kentucky State University80.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Spalding (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading430 - 580
Math500 - 570
Total Score930 - 1150
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math16 - 21
Composite Score17 - 22
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