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Walden University is a proprietary institution. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,741 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a continuous-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $12,810 (2011-12).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
For more than 40 years, Walden University has supported working professionals
Walden focuses on the professional needs of adult learners by offering
At Walden, technology helps to enhance students' learning and to provide
|School type||proprietary, coed college|
When applying to Walden University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Walden University is $50. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 96.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||96.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The most popular majors at Walden University include: Business Administration and Management, General; Psychology, General; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Human Development and Family Studies, General; and Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 80.0 percent.
|Student-faculty ratio||N/A 4|
|4-year graduation rate||N/A|
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Walden University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,741, with a gender distribution of 25.0 percent male students and 75.0 percent female students.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
Walden University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||Yes|
Paying for School
At Walden University, 87.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,826.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$12,810 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||N/A|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data