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Walsh University

North Canton, OH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate77%
Acceptance Rate77%

About Walsh University

Walsh University Overview

Walsh University is a private, religious school in a small town setting in North Canton, Ohio. Walsh University was founded in 1958 and the school now enrolls around 4,987 students a year, including 1,639 undergraduates. Walsh University provides housing for students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should receive admissions decisions by October 1.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Walsh University!

Interested in music or performing? At Walsh University you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Walsh University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Walsh University does not have any greek life opportunties.

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

2022 Walsh University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 77%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 11%
Tuition $31,420
Percent of Need Met 74%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $27,432

Is Walsh University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Walsh University offers and if the school might be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Walsh University

Walsh University is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 77% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 1,858 students applied to Walsh University and 1,435 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Walsh University

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

About 71% of students who start at Walsh University return the next year. Walsh Universityhas a six year graduation rate of 69 for undergrads. 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 Outlook Walsh University Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Walsh University by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. Within six months of graduating, 78% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent Walsh University grads have an average starting salary of $46,000 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Walsh University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Walsh University's endowment was $22.6 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $7,170 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Walsh University

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.

Walsh University meets 74% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Walsh University full-time are awarded $27,432 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $33,751 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

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 Walsh University.

Based on this information, how does Walsh University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit 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, in the suburbs of Cleveland.

If you are interested in seeing Walsh University for yourself, be sure to 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

Walsh University ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 26

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Walsh University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

530 - 620


Reading SAT Range

505 - 600

Walsh University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Walsh University is like? There are approximately 2,440 students enrolled at Walsh University, including 1,639 undergraduate students and 801 graduate students. 84% 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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