Walden University Overview
Walden University is a private for-profit institution situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The city atmosphere of Minneapolis makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Walden University Known For?
- The highest award offered at Walden University is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 7% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Walden University bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $50,100 a year. That's about 23% more than their peers at other schools.
Walden University Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Walden University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Walden University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Walden University has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Walden University?
Contact details for Walden University are given below.
|Address:||100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900, Minneapolis, MN 55401|
How Do I Get Into Walden University?
You can apply to Walden University online at: myhomepage.waldenu.edu/Walden#/
Can I Afford Walden University?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Walden University, approximately 100% of students took out student loans averaging $6,333 a year. That adds up to $25,332 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Walden University is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Walden University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 41,404 graduate students at the school.
Of the 827 full-time undergraduates at Walden University, 15% are male and 85% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Walden University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||170|
|Hispanic or Latino||74|
Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at Walden University. At this time, 34 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 64 countries are represented at Walden University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Canada, and Jamaica.
Online Learning at Walden University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Walden University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Walden University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Walden University was -0.8%. This is the #172 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Walden University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Walden University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Walden University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Walden University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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