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COLLEGE
PROFILE
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OVERVIEW
Walden University
Minneapolis, MN
Web Site
www.waldenu.edu/
Institution Type
Private for-profit
Coeducational
Yes
Undergraduate Students
8,960
Women
6,795 (75.8%)
Men
2,165 (24.2%)
Graduate Students
43,228
ADMISSION
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Entrance Difficulty
Overall Admission Rate
98% of 696 applicants were
admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission
Deadline
Rolling
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT Critical Reading
Not reported
SAT Writing
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor
Very Important
Important
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Essay
Extracurricular Activities
MONEY MATTERS
Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
$14,970
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
31%
Average Freshman Award
$8,355
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
Not reported
Considered
Not Considered
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ACADEMICS
Academic Calendar System
Differs by program
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
321
Regular Class Size
Not reported
CAMPUS LIFE
Minneapolis Population
669,469
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Students in College Housing
Athletic Conferences
Mascot
Sororities
Fraternities
STUDENTS
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
33.7% Black/African-American
7.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
39.7% White
15.1% Unknown
International Students
1.0% from 80 countries
First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
OVERVIEW
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ADMISSION
FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Entrance Difficulty
High School Preparation
Examinations
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and
GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not
required
High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject
Required Units
Recommended
Units
English
Scores Due in
Admissions Office
Exam
SAT or ACT
SAT Only
ACT Only
SAT and SAT
Subject Tests,
or ACT
SAT Subject
Tests Only
Mathematics
Science
Foreign Language
Social Studies
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT
Essay
Not reported
History
Academic Electives
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION
Admissions Office
Application Dates and Fees
Address
100 Washington South, Suite 900
City, State, Zip
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone
(800) 925-3368
Fax
E-mail
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission
Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission
Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of
Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Early Decision Deadline
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Early Decision
Notification
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Action Offered
Early Action Deadline
Early Action Notification
No
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PROFILE
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ADMISSION
APPLYING FOR ADMISSION - continued
Application Form
Other Application Requirements
Common Application
Not accepted
Interview
Universal College
Application
Not accepted
Essay or Personal
Statement
Electronic Application
Available
Letters of
Recommendation
Not required
Other
Financial Need
Financial need is not a
consideration in the admissions
process
SELECTION OF STUDENTS
Factor
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience
Very Important
Important
Considered
Not Considered
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ADMISSION
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PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION
Admission Rates
Overall Admission Rate
98% of 696 applicants were admitted
Women
97% of 414 applicants were admitted
Men
99% of 282 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Early Decision
Admission Rate
Early Action
Admission Rate
Students Offered Wait List
Students Accepting Wait List Position
Students Admitted From Wait List
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Not reported
Average GPA
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT Critical Reading
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT Writing
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Gov. Officer
Not reported
COLLEGE
PROFILE
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MONEY
MATTERS
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance
Not available
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Tuition and Fees
$14,970
Other Expenses
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Payment Plans
Credit card, installment plan,
external finance company
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
Application Process
E-mail
Application Deadline
Web Site
Award Notification
On a rolling basis
Method for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL
Forms Required
Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 025402
Free
PROFILE OF 2009-10 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
15 (78.9%) of freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants
908 (99.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need
15 (100.0%) of applicants
Found to Have Need
878 (96.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
15 (100.0%) of applicants with
financial need
Received Financial Aid
874 (99.5%) of applicants with
financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Need Fully Met
7 (.8%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met
31%
Avg. Pct. of Need Met
26%
Average Award
$8,355
Average Award
$6,301
Need-Based Gift
Received by 13 (86.7%) of aid
recipients, average amount
$5,223
Need-Based Gift
Received by 771 (88.2%) of aid
recipients, average amount
$3,222
Need-Based
Self-Help
Received by 15 (100.0%) of aid
recipients, average amount
$3,828
Need-Based
Self-Help
Received by 843 (96.5%) of aid
recipients, average amount
$3,755
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 4 (.5%) of aid
recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
17 (1.9%) of undergraduates had
no financial need and received
merit aid, average amount $1,225
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MONEY
MATTERS
PROFILE OF 2009-10 FINANCIAL AID - continued
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2014 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Other Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, Institutional scholarships
Non-Need-Based
Available
None
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/
Achievement Award
Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By
Money Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/
Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By
Money Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/
Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By
Money Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By
Money Awarded)
Not reported
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FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS - continued
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Not reported
Average Earnings from
On-Campus
Employment
Not reported
PROFILE
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MONEY
MATTERS
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COLLEGE
Academic Calendar System
Differs by program
Summer Session
Offered
PROFILE
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ACADEMICS
General Catalog/Bulletin
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Undergraduate Majors
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Curriculum and Instruction
Education, General
Forensic Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences,
General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Services, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
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ACADEMICS
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - continued
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Psychology,
Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Honors program, Student-designed
major, Teacher certification, Internships
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Only offers online degree programs
CURRICULUM AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Not required
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for credit
Sophomore Standing
Not available
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ACADEMICS
FACULTY AND INSTRUCTION
Full-Time Faculty
321
Part-Time Faculty
2,901
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
94%
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported
ACADEMIC RESOURCES
Libraries
Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
3,255,025
Computing
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported
ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Not reported
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually
impaired services
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ACADEMICS
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION
Master's Degrees Offered
Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Healthcare Administration, Master of Science,
Master of Public Policy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Public Administration, Master of
Science in Nursing, Master of Information Systems Management, Master of Public Health
Master's Programs of Study
Accounting
Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
Adult Education
Adult Nursing
Applied Psychology
Business Administration and Management--General
Child and Family Studies
Clinical Psychology
Clinical Research
Communication--General
Community College Education
Elementary Education
Emergency Management
Engineering Management
English as a Second Language
Entrepreneurship
Epidemiology
Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
Finance and Banking
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Sciences
Gerontological Nursing
Management Information Systems
Management Strategy and Policy
Marketing
Marriage and Family Therapy
Mathematics Education
Middle School Education
Multilingual and Multicultural Education
Nonprofit Management
Nursing Education
Nursing Informatics
Nursing and Healthcare Administration
Community Health
Computer and Information Systems Security
Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
Counseling Psychology
Health
Health
Health
Health
Nursing--General
Operations Research
Organizational Management
Project Management
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice and Criminology
Curriculum and Instruction
Developmental Education
Health Services Management and Hospital
Administration
Higher Education
Homeland Security
Human Resources Management
Distance Education Development
Early Childhood Education
Education--General
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational
Educational
Educational
Educational
Measurement and Evaluation
Media/Instructional Technology
Policy
Psychology
Education
Informatics
Promotion
Psychology
Human Services
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Affairs
International Business
International Development
International and Comparative Education
Law
Psychology--General
Public Administration
Public Health--General
Public Policy
Reading Education
Science Education
Social Psychology
Social Work
Software Engineering
Special Education
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Development
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ACADEMICS
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL EDUCATION - continued
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Information Technology, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of
Education, Doctor of Social Work, Doctor of Public Health
Doctoral Programs of Study
Accounting
Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
Adult Education
Adult Nursing
Applied Psychology
Business Administration and Management--General
Child and Family Studies
Clinical Psychology
Clinical Research
Communication--General
Community College Education
Community Health
Elementary Education
Emergency Management
Engineering Management
English as a Second Language
Entrepreneurship
Epidemiology
Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
Finance and Banking
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Sciences
Gerontological Nursing
Health Education
Management Information Systems
Management Strategy and Policy
Marketing
Marriage and Family Therapy
Mathematics Education
Middle School Education
Multilingual and Multicultural Education
Nonprofit Management
Nursing Education
Nursing Informatics
Nursing and Healthcare Administration
Nursing--General
Computer and Information Systems Security
Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education
Health Informatics
Health Promotion
Health Psychology
Health Services Management and Hospital
Administration
Higher Education
Homeland Security
Human Resources Management
Human Services
Operations Research
Organizational Management
Project Management
Psychology--General
Criminal Justice and Criminology
Curriculum and Instruction
Developmental Education
Distance Education Development
Early Childhood Education
Education--General
Educational Leadership and Administration
Educational Measurement and Evaluation
Educational Media/Instructional Technology
Educational Policy
Educational Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Affairs
International Business
International Development
International and Comparative Education
Law
Public Administration
Public Health--General
Public Policy
Reading Education
Science Education
Social Psychology
Social Work
Software Engineering
Special Education
Supply Chain Management
Sustainable Development
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CAMPUS
LOCATION AND SETTING
Minneapolis Population
669,469
Nearest Metropolitan
Area
Environment
Getting Around
Campus Map
Large city
Campus Size
Weather
Temperature
2.8 average low in January, 78.8
average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year
Nearest Airport
15 miles from campus in
Minneapolis
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile from campus in
Minneapolis
Nearest Train Station
5 miles from campus in
Minneapolis
HOUSING
College Housing
Types of Housing
Students in College Housing
Housing Requirements
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Not available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered
LIFE
COLLEGE
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences
Mascot
School Colors
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
WOMEN
Sport
Offered
MEN
Scholarships Given
Offered
Scholarships Given
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COLLEGE
SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports
Men's Club Sports
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and
Organizations
Sororities
Fraternities
ROTC
Not Reported
PROFILE
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STUDENTS
STUDENT BODY
Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
8,960
Women
6,795 (75.8%)
Men
2,165 (24.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
817
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
33.7% Black/African-American
7.1% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
39.7% White
15.1% Unknown
International Students
1.0% from 80 countries
Average Age
35
All Graduate Students
43,228
UNDERGRADUATE RETENTION AND GRADUATION
First-Year Students Returning
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
Not reported
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
Not reported
AFTER GRADUATION
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported
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