N/A

Acceptance Rate

$3,789

Avg.Financial Aid

025042

FAFSA Code

About Walden University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

50,360

Website

www.waldenu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Walden University is a private for-profit type of institution with its headquarter in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The institution was established in 1970 by Bernie and Rita Turner, the two New York teachers to pursue doctoral degrees.

 The University collaborated with Harold ‘Bud’ Hodgkinson, a faculty member of the University of California, in order to get the grounds laid.

Walden consists of five colleges and conferred its first degrees: 46 PhDs and 24 EdDs at its first commencement in Naples in the year 1972.

It also offers a diverse variety of courses for students in its native place as well as abroad 24/7 with its support. The University E-portfolio making it more convenient to track academic progress with a total student population of 50,360 and a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. The retention rate is 50% for full-time and 25% for part-time students at Walden.

Walden University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and committed to quality assurance and continuous improvement of the institution.

Location & Contact

Address

100 Washington Avenue South Suite 900

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8664925336
Fax: 8664925336
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Admissions

The admission process at Walden University is simple and straightforward. The University follows certain approaches to make the process seamless.

Walden University offers undergraduate, graduate, certificates as well as doctoral degrees in a wide range of disciplines. It has been providing quality education for the past 45 years. Students can easily get enrolled in the university if he/she is qualified for the eligibility requirements.

Followings are the requirements to get admitted into Walden University:

  • You will require a minimum high school GPA

  • Proof/ Record of High School Transcripts or GED

  • TOEFL scores- For international applicants

(Graduate students at Walden are required to have at least 3.0 GPA, while undergraduates are required to have at least a 2.0 GPA)

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,276

Average Annual Cost

$11,700

Books And Supplies

$900

Other Fees

$420

The tuition and fees to attend Walden is quite affordable with several financial assistance provided bu WU.

The average annual cost to attend Walden on a full-time basis for the current year is $11,700 for all students regardless of their residency and the net price comes to $21,276.

This average annual cost fee consists of $900 for books and supplies and $420 for other fees.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

25%

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

31%

Male Professors

69%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

936 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

215 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

146 Graduates

Psychology, General

137 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

90 Graduates

Human Services, General

66 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

62 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

47 Graduates

Public Health

47 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

41 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

28 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

26 Graduates

Business/Corporate Communications

18 Graduates

Curriculum and Instruction

18 Graduates

Public Administration

17 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

13 Graduates

Education, General

10 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

4 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

8,024

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

39%

Full-time

8%

Part-time

92%

Students Gender

Male

24%

US National: 44%

Female

76%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

38% White

25% Unknown

29% Black

4% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

97%

Out Of State

2%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,475 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$50,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$24,000

$53,237

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$249 - 553

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,789

Students Receiving Federal Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,789

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$2,150

$30K - $48K

$5,427

There are numerous resources available for the students to fund their education. On average, two-thirds of university students receive some form of financial aid. Financial aid is also available for international students, an active member of the U.S. Military or a Veteran. U.S. Department of Education, as well as other external sources, provide aid to the students.

Walden University is certified by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in a variety of grant and loan programs.

There are numerous resources available for the students to fund their education. On average, two-thirds of university students receive some form of financial aid. Financial aid is also available for international students.

 Walden University Federal school code is 025042.

Various monetary benefits provided are in the form of military aid, federal aid, and institutional aid.

For more information on the procedure of acquiring financial assistance, the financial aid office can be contacted.

Walden University Financial Aid phone number is 1-800-WALDENU (1-800-925-3368).