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Walden University

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

Walden University Academics

Walden University requires a minimum of 181 units to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Walden University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts and IB credits. Additionally, Walden University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Walden University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted X
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Walden University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At Walden University?

Walden University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Walden University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Walden University

When choosing a major, Walden University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Walden University.

Student Designed Majors

Walden University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.

Double Majoring at Walden University

At Walden University, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.

Frequently Asked Questions About Walden University

Does Walden University Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Walden University does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Walden University Offer Online Classes?

✅ Walden University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Walden University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

❌ Walden University does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.

Does Walden University Have An Honors Program?

✅ Walden University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Walden University Require Internships?

❌ Walden University studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Walden University does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

Additional Information About Walden University

Walden University Library

The main library on campus is the Walden University Library and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Walden University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Walden University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Walden University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Walden University does not have any ROTC programs.

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