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About Walsh University

Walsh University is a private, religious school in an small town setting in North Canton, Ohio. Walsh University was founded in 1958 and now enrolls around 2,651 students a year, including 1,850 undergrads.

Walsh University's endowment was valued at $22.645 million in 2021. The institution spends around $7,170 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 15 Walsh University undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Walsh University Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 77%
Mean ACT score 23
Tuition $30,500

2022 Walsh University Regular Decision Application Deadline

All regular decision applicants will be notified by October 1.

Walsh University Early Admission

Walsh University does not offer early decision or early action.

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Walsh University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Walsh University. In 2021, Walsh University accepted 77% of applicants. Out of 2,112 applications received in 2021, 1,617 students were offered admission.

Walsh University Waitlist 2021

Walsh University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Walsh University?

Walsh University is considered moderately difficult 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 Walsh University, applicants must submit the following items.

Walsh University Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0.4 3
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for Walsh University

The mean ACT score for Walsh University students is 23.

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

Is Walsh University Test Optional?

Walsh 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.

Out of all applicants, 15% submitted the SAT. 84% submitted the ACT.

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Does Walsh University Provide On-Campus Housing?

Yes! Walsh University provides on-campus housing for up to 0 students.

Walsh University students are active in the school's Student Government, University Programming Board and Business and Communication Club. Homecoming, Walshfest, and and Finals Week Late Night Breakfast are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

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

Financial Aid at Walsh University

Walsh University meets 76% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $26,247 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Walsh University a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

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 Walsh University

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Walsh University, around 71% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 447 students who started at Walsh University as first-time freshman, 208 graduate within four years.

Walsh University's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 60%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Walsh University Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 78% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $46,000 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $37,715 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Walsh University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Walsh University a good school for you?

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Where is Walsh University?

Walsh University is located in the small town setting of North Canton, Ohio, less than an hour from Cleveland.

If you want to see Walsh University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 77 to North Canton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Akron-Canton.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Walsh University and North Canton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2020 East Maple Street, NW North Canton, OH 44720-3396

Campus Setting: Small Town

Walsh University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Walsh University is Continuous processing.

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


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Walsh University ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 26

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Walsh University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Walsh University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Walsh University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

978 - 1070


Math SAT Range

500 - 580


Reading SAT Range

478 - 590

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Walsh University Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Walsh University is like? There are approximately 2,651 students enrolled at Walsh University, including 1,850 undergraduate students and 801 graduate students. 83% percent of students attend school full-time, 92% percent are from OH and 8% percent of students are from other states.


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