Walden University is a private school in an in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Walden University was founded in 1970 and now enrolls around 52,799 students a year, including 8,239 undergrads.
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Walden University admitted 98% of all applicants in 2016. In 2021, 471 out of 479 total applicants were accepted.
Walden University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.
Walden University is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Walden University, applicants must submit the following items.
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Walden University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
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Walden University meets 26% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $8,355 a year.
The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021
Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.
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Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.
The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.
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Walden University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Walden University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Walden University is Continuous processing.
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Wondering what life at Walden University is like? There are approximately 52,799 students enrolled at Walden University, including 8,239 undergraduate students and 44,560 graduate students. 10% percent of students attend school full-time, 3% percent are from MN and 97% percent of students are from other states.
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