Walden University

Minneapolis, MN 55401
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Walden University is one of the twenty private, for-profit 4-year colleges in Minnesota. The campus is located in an urban area, in Minneapolis.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 49,680 students attend the school. Every year 100% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Walden University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $12,060, and fees were $405. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $12,060 and $405 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students49,680
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 91 845
Master's degree 362 2703
Post-master's certificate 2 7
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 14 133

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1990 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
04/25/2013 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/16/2010 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/08/2006 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$335/credit
In State Students$335/credit
Out of State Students$335/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$570/credit
In State Students$570/credit
Out of State Students$570/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $15,075 $15,075 $15,075
ADN 70 $23,450 $23,450 $23,450
BSN 125 $41,875 $41,875 $41,875
FNP 50 $28,500 $28,500 $28,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

No Info Available

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Minnesota state board of nursing.
Walden University
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900
Minneapolis, MN 55401

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