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Walden University

Minneapolis, MN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate98%
Acceptance Rate98%

About Walden University

Walden University Overview

Walden University is a private school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Walden University was founded in 1970 and enrolls 7,662 undergrads and no graduate students.

Planning to play sports? Walden University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Walden University on the Student Life page.

2022 Walden University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Other
Overall Acceptance Rate 98%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Tuition $10,064
Percent of Need Met 26%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $8,355

Is Walden University a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what Walden University offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

Walden University Acceptance Rate 2022

Around 98% of applicants get into Walden University each year. Last year, 479 students applied to Walden University and 471 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Walden University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

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 Outcomes for Walden University Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Walden University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Walden University

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Walden University meets 26% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Walden University full-time are awarded $8,355 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Walden University.

Based on this information, does Walden University seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Walden University a good school for you?

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Where is Walden University Located?

Walden University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Walden University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Walden University ACT Scores

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Walden University SAT Scores

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Walden University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$10,534

In State

$10,534

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$10,139
$10,139
Fees
$395
$395
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Walden University is like? There are approximately 7,662 students enrolled at Walden University. 17% percent of students attend school full-time, 3% percent are from MN and 97% percent of students are from other states.

17%

Full Time

82%

Part Time

3%

In State

97%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,662

Campus Setting

Acceptance Rate

98%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$10,534

Out-of-State

$10,534

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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