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Walsh University Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Walsh University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Walsh University was awarded 34 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health and medical administrative services.

Overall Quality

Walsh is ranked #1,095 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 108 colleges in Ohio, Walsh is ranked at #35.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Walsh?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Walsh University is 77%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Walsh is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 15% of students accepted to Walsh submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 478 and 590. Math scores were between 500 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Walsh University  ( 478 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for Walsh University  ( 500 to 580 )
Walsh received ACT scores from 84% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Walsh University  ( 19 to 26 )

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Walsh University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Walsh University, this ratio is 15 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Walsh University is 99%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  99 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Walsh University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Walsh University is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  71 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Walsh for first-time, full-time students is 42%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  42 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Walsh University.

Walsh University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,850 undergraduates at Walsh with 1,531 being full-time and 319 being part-time.

How Much Does Walsh University Cost?

The overall average net price of Walsh is $16,075. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Walsh

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$12,864 $14,556 $15,201 $19,292 $22,255

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Walsh, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 Walsh, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $7,640 a year. That adds up to $30,560 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Walsh is 3.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Walsh Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Walsh with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $43,500 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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Location of Walsh University

Walsh University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in North Canton, Ohio. North Canton is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for Walsh are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2020 East Maple St, North Canton, OH 44720-3396
Phone: 330-499-7090

Walsh University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 42 majors graduated from Walsh University. Of these students, 362 received undergraduate degrees and 188 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Biology 48 $21,508
Business Administration & Management 36 $50,856
Teacher Education Grade Specific 29 $28,598
General Psychology 28 $28,598
Health & Physical Education 24 NA
Accounting 19 $49,855
Teacher Education Subject Specific 14 $32,124
Interdisciplinary Studies 13 NA
Marketing 12 $38,289
Communication & Media Studies 12 $31,547

Learn more about the majors offered at Walsh University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Walsh

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 2,237 students took at least one online class at Walsh University. This is an increase from the 1,416 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,237 684
2018-2019 1,416 394
2017-2018 842 400
2016-2017 660 22
2015-2016 832 302

Learn more about online learning at Walsh University.

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Notes and References


*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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