Walden University Business Programs
Walden University is a private for-profit institution situated in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The location of Walden University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
Walden University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Walden University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Walden University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Walden University has earned from around the web.
|#10||Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#16||Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#86||Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates||College Factual|
|#122||Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates||College Factual|
Where Is Walden University?
Contact details for Walden University are given below.
|Address:||100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900, Minneapolis, MN 55401|
How Do I Get Into Walden University?
You can apply to Walden University online at: myhomepage.waldenu.edu/Walden#/
Can I Afford Walden University?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Walden University, approximately 100% of students took out student loans averaging $6,333 a year. That adds up to $25,332 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Walden University is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Walden University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 41,404 graduate students at the school.
Of the 827 full-time undergraduates at Walden University, 15% are male and 85% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Walden University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||170|
|Hispanic or Latino||74|
Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at Walden University. At this time, 34 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 64 countries are represented at Walden University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Canada, and Jamaica.
Online Learning at Walden University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Walden University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Minnesota for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Walden University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Walden University was -0.8%. This is the #133 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Walden University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Walden University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Walden University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Walden University Business Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|General Business Administration and Management||148||75||644||421||1,288|
|General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration||0||45||127||0||172|
|Marketing/Marketing Management, General||0||26||24||0||50|
|General Management Information Systems||0||0||21||0||21|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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