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Walden University

Minneapolis, MN 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate98%

Walden University Admissions

The university admitted 98% of all applicants in 2011. Out of 479 applications received in 2023, 471 students were offered admission.

Check in with Walden University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Walden University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Walden University's admissions stats.

Walden University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Walden University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Walden University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Walden University?

Walden University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Walden University

For more information on transferring to Walden University, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Walden University

Walden University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Walden University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out. Wondering what factors are considered by Walden University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Walden University for more information on admission factors.

Walden University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Walden University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Walden University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Walden University?

Walden University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

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.

More Information on Transferring to Walden University

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Walden University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Walden University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Walden University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Walden University.

Does Walden University accept transfer credits?

✅ Walden University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Walden University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Walden University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Walden University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Walden University?

✅ Walden University is not test optional.

What is Walden University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Walden University is 98%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Walden University?

❌ Walden University does not offer early decision.

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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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Walden University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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