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About Walden University

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.

2021 Walden University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
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Overall Acceptance Rate 98%
Tuition $10,428

2022 Walden University Regular Decision Application Deadline

Walden University Early Admission

Walden University does not offer early decision or early action.

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Walden University Acceptance Rate 2016

Walden University admitted 98% of all applicants in 2016. In 2021, 471 out of 479 total applicants were accepted.

Walden University Waitlist 2021

Walden University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Walden University?

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.

Walden University Application Requirements

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GPA and Test Scores for Walden University

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Walden University.

Is Walden University Test Optional?

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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Does Walden University Have Dorms?

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Walden University.

Financial Aid at Walden University

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.

Is Walden University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

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.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Walden University

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 and Student Debt

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

Based on this information, how does Walden University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Walden University a good school for you?

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Where is Walden University?

Walden University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Walden University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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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

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Walden University ACT Scores

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Walden University Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$10,766

In State

$10,766

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
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State Tuition
$10,428
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Fees
$338
$338
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Student Life

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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Part Time

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97%

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

52,799

Campus Setting

Acceptance Rate

98%

Tuition and Fees

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$10,766

Out-of-State

$10,766

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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