Walden University

100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900, Minneapolis, MN 55401

School Details

Bernie and Rita Turner founded Walden University in 1970 in order to provide an educational opportunity for working adults. The University immediately began to grow and by 1972, Walden conferred seventy degrees, including forty-six Doctorate degrees. Walden is a private for-profit university, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. With a continued focus on the working professional, Walden’s mission integrates “quality programs,” designed and taught by highly qualified professionals, through “relevant, actionable” methods to establish “lifelong learning.” In addition, faculty are selected based on “academic and industry credentials."

Walden offers bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs, all entirely online, from the following colleges and schools:

  • College of Management & Technology
  • Riley College of Education & Leadership
  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Center for General Education

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Doctor's degree
  • Total Enrollments:
    52,188
  • Adult Age Enrollments:
    49,099
  • Percent Admitted:
    Open admissions policy
  • Calendar System:
    Semester

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