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Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

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Location: Minneapolis, MN / Online
Course Length: 1 hour - 4+ years
Price: $25 - $150,000
Programs: all (386)

About Walden University

Walden University is located in Minneapolis, MN, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 386 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Master's Degree in Nursing, Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification and Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP). Time to complete this education training ranges from 1 hour to 4+ years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 2 years. The cost to attend Walden University ranges from $25 to $150,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $40,000. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Walden University are "Flexible class hours" and "Good teachers", but respondents also mentioned "Positive environment" and "Good career preparation" as notable benefits. Walden University has been reviewed 651 times, with an average rating of 4.36 out of 5. About 92% of reviewers would recommend Walden University to a friend.

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Graduation rate and salary earned after graduation at Walden University
Graduation rate
For first time, full-time students

Median Salary
10 years after graduation
Graduation rate for rate for first-time, full-time students at four-year institutions (150% of expected time to completion). Median earnings of students working and not enrolled 10 years after entry. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Loans and student debt

Student debt after graduating from Walden University
Median total debt
After graduation

Monthly loan payments
for 10-year loan

Sudents receiving federal loans
58 of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan

Median debt of completers. Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments. Percent of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Popular degrees

These are the most popular categories of degrees awarded at Walden University
Health Professions and Related Programs

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services


Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

More popular degrees
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 4%
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 2%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1%
Education 1%
Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Reviews about Walden University

Top pros


Flexible class hours

Mentioned in 500 reviews


Good teachers

Mentioned in 408 reviews


Positive environment

Mentioned in 323 reviews


Good career preparation

Mentioned in 273 reviews

Recent Reviews

Written by an Indeed User on July 4, 2020, 10:47 PM
Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Helpful career services, Positive environment
Other Comments
Great school and program. The professors were great and easy to work with. I did not feel the amount of time required to complete the program was extreme.
2 years
$ 9000 - I paid for it myself
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.

Written by an Indeed User on July 2, 2020, 08:11 PM
Flexible class hours, Positive environment
Other Comments
Everything is online, your books are mailed to you so no hunting for them at your local bookstore or trying to scramble before class begins. Discussion are critical for this degree and keeping your advisor up to date with your progress is essential.
2 years
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
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