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General Education at Walden University

If you plan to study general education, take a look at what Walden University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Walden University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has a total student population of 48,420. Of the 1,799 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Walden University in 2019, 3 of them were general education majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in General Education section at the bottom of this page.

Walden University General Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at Walden University

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Walden University does offer online courses in education for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Walden University General Education Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the education progam at Walden University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The education major at Walden University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused General Education Doctor’s Degree Schools 5
Most Popular Online General Education Graduate Certificate Schools 6
Most Popular Online General Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 23
Best Value General Education Master’s Degree Schools 91
Best General Education Schools 301

In 2019, 1,450 students received their master’s degree in education from Walden University. This makes it the #1 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 249 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #3 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Earnings of Walden University Education Graduates

The median salary of education students who receive their bachelor's degree at Walden University is $33,400. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 4% higher than the national average of $32,000 for all education bachelor's degree recipients.

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Education Student Demographics at Walden University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Walden University.

Walden University General Education Bachelor’s Program

67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 students earned a bachelor's degree in education from Walden University. About 67% of these graduates were women and the other 33% were men.

Walden University Gender Breakdown of General Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 2% more racial-ethnic minorities in its education bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Walden University with a bachelor's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Education Majors at Walden University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Walden University General Education Master’s Program

87% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 1,450 students who graduated with a master’s in education from Walden University in 2019, 13% were men and 87% were women.

Walden University Gender Breakdown of General Education Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a education master's degree from Walden University, 64% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Walden University with a master's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of General Education Majors at Walden University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 25
Black or African American 203
Hispanic or Latino 31
White 923
International Students 40
Other Races/Ethnicities 228

Walden University also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2019, 249 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Walden University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Education Professors 1,120 $74,010

References

*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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