The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited high school or present evidence of satisfactory scores from the test of General Education Development (GED).
Spalding University requires no specific units or courses as prerequisites that must be completed before admission. However, a desirable preparation includes the core requirements as defined by the Kentucky Education Reform Act, as follows, or its equivalent:
The Undergraduate Admission Committee considers the total profile of a prospective student. Applicants most likely to succeed at Spalding University have a solid preparation of academic courses and score well on the verbal and math sections of the SAT or ACT. Criteria for automatic admission into the Traditional Program include a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or higher and a minimum composite score of 20 on the ACT or 950 on the SAT (combined critical reading and mathematics subscores). Criteria for automatic admission into the Adult Accelerated Program is a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or higher or GED of 50 or higher.
Before any admission action can be taken on a prospective student's application, the following documents must be submitted to the Admissions Office:
* Official transcripts are those sent directly to Spalding from the issuing institution. Any transcript marked "issued to student" or any transcript that is hand delivered by the student is not considered an official transcript. Faxed transcripts are not considered official transcripts.
Declaration of Previous College Attendance: Applicants must declare all previous college attendance. Applicants who fail to disclose previous college attendance on the application for admission and/or who fail to submit transcripts are subject to denial or cancellation of admission or dismissal from the University.
Financial Aid and Default: An applicant will not be admitted to Spalding University if he/she is in default on a federal student loan or campus based loan program (Perkins Loan or Federal Nursing Loan) and must not owe a refund on a government-sponsored loan or grant.
Residency Verification: For the purpose of determining eligibility for certain state aid grant programs, Spalding University will confirm the residency status of admitted students through the verification and review of the following (preponderance of evidence):
Admission decisions are typically made within one week after all application materials and test scores are received in the Admissions Office.
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