Walden University

Minneapolis, MN

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,086
Graduate Enrollment: 39,336
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // higher part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 19% / 81% (2017)

First generation college students: 50.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 37.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.9% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 45.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 21.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 10.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 5.8% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 42.8%
Black: 33.7%
Hispanic: 8.8%
Asian: 1.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.4%
2+ races: 2.0%
Non-resident alien: 0.9%
Unknown race: 9.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $24,240
In-State tuition: $12,180
Out-of-State tuition: $12,180

Estimated books and supplies: $900 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,839 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $41,393 (2017)
Median Family Income: $29,738 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 44.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 61.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,834 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $221 (2021)

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.0% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,834 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,200 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $11,276 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $12,501 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 43.5% (2015)
@3 year 48.6% (2017)
@5 year 60.0% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 17.8% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 22.6% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $66,867 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $70,460 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Education, General. 1450 $233 $54,106 ($4,509) $56,613 ($4,718)
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 43 $53,461 $426 $32,407 ($2,701) $34,254 ($2,855)
Bachelor's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Dispute Resolution. 10
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 148 $52,781 $353 $35,835 ($2,986) $41,079 ($3,423)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 345 $466 $42,645 ($3,554) $50,852 ($4,238)
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 218 $1,998 $61,415 ($5,118) $72,197 ($6,016)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Psychology, General. 24
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 48 $466 $44,562 ($3,714)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 17 $55,500 $417 $42,681 ($3,557)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 340 $466 $43,799 ($3,650) $48,080 ($4,007)
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 24 $1,569 $50,734 ($4,228)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 34 $48,133 $265 $47,855 ($3,988) $48,565 ($4,047)
Doctoral Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 43 $1,552 $75,547 ($6,296)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 51 $51,904 $367 $43,548 ($3,629) $53,622 ($4,469)
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 444 $509 $62,448 ($5,204) $71,940 ($5,995)
Doctoral Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Medical Administrative Services. 1
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 494 $914 $44,510 ($3,709) $49,822 ($4,152)
Doctoral Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 34
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 33 $45,793 $379 $51,786 ($4,316) $48,167 ($4,014)
Master's Degree Public Health. 212 $683 $51,677 ($4,306) $62,332 ($5,194)
Doctoral Degree Public Health. 156 $1,477 $94,023 ($7,835) $86,921 ($7,243)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 2
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 1028 $32,800 $216 $80,826 ($6,736) $87,923 ($7,327)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 3551 $611 $99,200 ($8,267) $106,295 ($8,858)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 21 $43,566 $340 $27,069 ($2,256) $60,390 ($5,033)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 50 $438 $44,081 ($3,673) $50,766 ($4,231)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Communication and Media Studies. 16
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 54 $52,459 $458 $58,894 ($4,908) $69,734 ($5,811)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 91 $466 $69,244 ($5,770) $86,749 ($7,229)
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer and Information Sciences, General. 16
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 3
Bachelor's Degree Education, General. 3 $37,719 ($3,143)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 6
Master's Degree Education, Other. 1
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 73 $466 $51,153 ($4,263) $46,470 ($3,873)
Doctoral Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 35 $1,166 $71,653 ($5,971)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Criminal Justice and Corrections. 4
Master's Degree Homeland Security. 12 $512 $62,084 ($5,174)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Homeland Security. 1
Bachelor's Degree Human Services, General. 107 $50,495 $420 $36,986 ($3,082) $44,684 ($3,724)
Master's Degree Human Services, General. 302 $466 $42,004 ($3,500) $44,280 ($3,690)
Doctoral Degree Human Services, General. 36 $1,710 $67,788 ($5,649)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Services, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Public Administration. 7 $43,575 ($3,631)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 83 $498 $52,018 ($4,335) $62,380 ($5,198)
Doctoral Degree Public Administration. 160 $1,575 $72,542 ($6,045) $103,358 ($8,613)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Administration. 17
Master's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 16 $54,349 ($4,529)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Policy Analysis. 3
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 4 $52,808 $275
Master's Degree Social Work. 426 $827 $48,062 ($4,005) $53,534 ($4,461)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 30 $1,166 $72,753 ($6,063)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Geography and Cartography. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 58 $49,834 $376 $39,892 ($3,324) $52,498 ($4,375)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 214 $1,080 $114,732 ($9,561) $119,059 ($9,922)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 39
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 148 $48,541 $353 $49,440 ($4,120) $59,374 ($4,948)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 714 $518 $62,946 ($5,246) $68,769 ($5,731)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 421 $1,319 $84,469 ($7,039) $103,004 ($8,584)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 98
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 15 $55,084 $378 $60,295 ($5,025)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 30 $451 $62,850 ($5,238) $69,720 ($5,810)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree Business/Corporate Communications. 11
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 17 $466
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 127 $466 $49,129 ($4,094) $57,596 ($4,800)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 45
Master's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 21 $76,199 ($6,350) $79,157 ($6,596)
Master's Degree Marketing. 24 $389 $50,752 ($4,229)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Marketing. 26
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 249 $1,511 $79,242 ($6,604) $85,818 ($7,152)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Education, General. 33 $855 $63,596 ($5,300) $62,342 ($5,195)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 3
Bachelor's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 4 $48,378 ($4,032)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 86 $466 $60,818 ($5,068) $61,154 ($5,096)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Curriculum and Instruction. 1 $1,398 $60,549 ($5,046) $62,564 ($5,214)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 117 $417 $45,450 ($3,788) $49,761 ($4,147)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 32 $62,583 ($5,215)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational/Instructional Media Design. 22
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 19
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 33 $728 $43,959 ($3,663)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 12 $47,261 $387
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 283 $443 $44,639 ($3,720) $46,338 ($3,862)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 71
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 23
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 12


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $64,773
Full time faculty: 8%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year:
School's endowment end of year: