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Walden University
  • Graduate School
  • MINNEAPOLIS, MN

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Walden is a for-profit graduate school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 42,336 graduate students. Of the 39 graduate programs offered at Walden University, 39 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Walden University are Nursing, Teaching, and Business. 52% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
42,336
Part-Time Grad Students
21,933
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
72
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    38.5%
  • White
    36.4%
  • Unknown
    13.6%
  • Asian
    3.2%
  • Hispanic
    2.9%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    2.3%
  • Multiracial
    2.2%
  • Native American
    0.6%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.3%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 159 responses
  • Driven
    30%
  • Down-to-earth
    4%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Intellectual
    14%
  • Organized
    4%
  • I have not graduated yet.
    26%
  • Passionate
    7%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 159 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    24%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    9%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    34%
  • Average
    1%
  • Have not started yet
    3%
  • Helpful for my professional growth.
    16%
  • HORRIBLE!!!
    1%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
82%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 159 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 159 responses
Poll
58%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 159 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 159 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    10%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    36%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    23%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    13%
  • More than $100,000
    18%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 159 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    6%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    6%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    3%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    3%
  • $125,000 - $150,000
    1%
  • More than $150,000
    1%
  • Did not graduate yet
    81%
56%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 159 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$79,872
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,418
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$286,093
National
$229,800

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