Walden University

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School Overview

Walden University is a privately owned and operated for-profit higher education institution based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Walden offers an extensive selection of Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Master of Science (M.S.), Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Public Health, Ed.D (Doctor of Education), Ed.S. (Education Specialist), Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs in various academic and career fields. Walden University is a member of Laureate Education Inc. network of for-profit higher education institutions. Walden offers primarily distance education and online degrees offered over the Internet.

General Information

Admission Office

650 South Exeter Street, 8th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21202

(866) 492-5336

(866) 492-5336

Contact: Dawn Wolff

Director of Admissions
Main Address

155 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 100

Minneapolis, MN 55401

(800) 925-3368


Total undergrads: 2,656

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 471

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,466

Graduate enrollment: 32,123


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Degrees offered:

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 297 7694 499 86
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 18
Epidemiology 18
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 238 738 73
Accounting and Business/management 1 1
Business Administration and Management 153 260 16
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies 53
Finance 18 92 9
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration 33 132
Insurance 10
Knowledge Management 1 5
Management Information Systems and Services, Other 4
Management Information Systems 23 11 16
Marketing/marketing Management 11 55
Non-profit/public/organizational Management 1
Organizational Behavior Studies 26
Project Management 118
Computing and Information Sciences 5 9
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance 6
Computer Science 3
Information Technology 5
Education 4661 273 56
Adult and Continuing Education Administration 8
Community College Education 5
Curriculum and Instruction 896 55
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 59 4
Education 700 14
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Emotional Disturbances 22
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities 50
Educational Leadership and Administration 442 228
Educational/instructional Technology 9 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 2043
Higher Education/higher Education Administration 2
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching 287
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education 130
Special Education and Teaching 20 3
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 12
Engineering 26 1
Computer Engineering 6
Computer Software Engineering 6
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 4
Engineering 4 1
Engineering, Other 1
Systems Engineering 5
Engineering Technology 5
Engineering/industrial Management 5
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 1380 25 17
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 110 21
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 1
Health/health Care Administration/management 1 2
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 20
Medical/clinical Assistant 1
Mental Health Counseling/counselor 128
Nursing Administration 316 2
Public Health 197
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other 111 11
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 493 4
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 4
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 9 2
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 2
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 9
Human Services 286 22 5
Public Administration 261 12 5
Public Policy Analysis 25 7
Social Work 3
Psychology 47 580 86 7
Clinical Psychology 24 1
Community Psychology 5
Counseling Psychology 9
Educational Psychology 19
Forensic Psychology 2
Health/medical Psychology 10 12
Industrial and organizational Psychology 97 11 4
Psychology 47 419 10 2
Psychology, Other 36
School Psychology 1
Social Psychology 11
Work and Family Studies 7
Child Care and Support Services Management 4
Child Care Provider/assistant 2
Child Development 1
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergrduate Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Educational computing B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Computer/Systems Security B
Human computer interaction B
Online work and communities B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management B
Child Care Service B
Child Development B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Informatics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Interdisciplinary studies B


Psychology – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Walden University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (866) 492-5336
Website: www.waldenu.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online: myhomepage.waldenu.edu/Walden#/
Address: 100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 48,420
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 100%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 0 (0% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $12,150
Out-of-state Tuition: $12,150
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: %
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Walden University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Walden University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 7381
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2111
Education 234111
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 5477
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 2121
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Psychology 2256
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 5343
Social Sciences 1
Grand total 49213920

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Walden University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,150
Out-of-state $12,150
Books and supplies $900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,539
Out-of-state $12,539

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 0 %
Grant or scholarship aid 0 % $0
Student loan aid 0 % $0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,054 38% $3,900
Federal student loans 4,532 56% $10,540

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Walden University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Walden University students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Walden University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 48,420
Undergraduate enrollment 7,016
Graduate enrollment 41,404

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Walden University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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