Spencerian College: Narrative Description

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4627 Dixie Hwy.
Louisville, KY 40216
Tel: (502)447-1000
Free: 800-264-1799
Fax: (502)447-4574
Web Site: http://www.spencerian.edu/


Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Part of The Sullivan University System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1892. Setting: 10-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 1,326. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 14:1. 1 valedictorian. Students come from 11 states and territories, 16% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 0.3% Hispanic, 25% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 50% 25 or older, 0% live on campus. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, part-time degree program, external degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: Common Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript, interview. Recommended: SAT or ACT. Required for some: essay, recommendations. Notification: continuous until 9/1. Preference given to nursing programs have preferential admission.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $90. Tuition: $12,120 full-time, $202 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $575 full-time, $30. College room only: $3960.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: local fraternities; 1% of eligible men and 50% of eligible women are members. Most popular organization: Spencerian Business Leaders. Major annual events: Belle of Louisville Cruise, annual picnic, Derby Activities. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. Option: coed housing available. Laura Diener with an OPAC and a Web page. 81 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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