U.S. News Rankings
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Walsh University is a private institution that was founded in 1958. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,371, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 143 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Walsh University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 48. Its tuition and fees are $25,840 (2013-14).
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Walsh University has as its mission to educate the children of the working class in a faith-based environment. Nearly fifty percent of our students are the first in their families to attend college. We focus on career preparation and on developing a willingness and desire to be servant leaders in the communities in which they settle after graduation. We work diligently to create an environment where human dignity flourishes. We are supportive of each student as an individual and strive never to be elitist. Our Catholic heritage influences all we do.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Walsh University, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Walsh University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 77.7 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||77.7%|
|Application deadline||August 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Walsh University is 14:1, and the school has 70.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Walsh University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Education; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||52%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
Walsh University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,371, with a gender distribution of 37.1 percent male students and 62.9 percent female students. At this school, 46 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 54 percent of students live off campus. Walsh University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Walsh University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Walsh University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Walsh University, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Walsh University.
|Students who have cars on campus||85%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Walsh University, 94 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $7,443.
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||$25,840 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$9,260 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data