Walden University is a predominantly online higher education institution that was founded in 1970 with a focus on serving a diverse group of professionals the tools to help transform into scholar-practitioners to make positive social changes.
Walden University offers an array of programs to students that include the following tracks: education, management, counseling, public health, psychology, nursing, public administration, social work, public policy, human services, and technology. With a keen eye on serving the career professional, it stands to reason that nearly 80% of students are enrolled in master’s and doctoral level courses.
Degree levels at Walden University include a wide array of programs within the aforementioned degree tracks. For example, a student can elect to enroll to earn a certificate that can include areas of study that include:
- Social Work
- Public Health
- Criminal Justice
- Information Technology
- Business & Management
On the other end of the academic continuum, a qualifying student looking to take their career to the next level can apply for admissions to a variety of doctoral programs such as: Public Policy & Administration, Education, Public Health, Information Technology, Nursing, Psychology, Business Management, Information Technology, or Emergency Management.
Walden University has a robust set of resources for students seeking information about financial aid. From WU financial resources to outside aid resources, the school has helped students find the right tuition assistance program available. Additionally, WU has a financial aid portal for international students to help those currently residing outside the United States with financial aid options.
Graduates from Walden University are highly engaged and graduates have a rate of volunteerism of 64% compared to a national average of 39% according the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Additionally, Walden University is one of six higher education institutions in the United States approved by the U.S. Government of offer a range of direct assessment, competency-based curriculum.
Please visit the school’s website for more information on programs offered and consumer disclosures or complete the form on this page.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$2,299|
|Receiving Student Loans||100%||$4,750|