Walsh University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Walsh University
Walsh University. Courtesy of Walsh University

Walsh University Description:

Located in North Canton, Ohio, Walsh University is a 4-year private university affiliated with the Roman Catholic church. It was founded in 1960 by the Brothers of Christian Instruction. Walsh offers degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with popular choices including nursing, business, education, and biology. Academics are supported by a healthy 13 to 1 student / faculty ratio.

Outside of the classroom, students can join a range of clubs and organizations, including academic honor societies, performing arts ensembles, and recreational sports. On the athletic front, the Walsh University Cavaliers compete in the NCAA Division II, within the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Popular sports include football, track and field, soccer, and basketball. 

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Walsh University Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Walsh University has a test-optional admissions policy for any student with a 3.0 or higher GPA in a college preparatory curriculum.
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,776 (2,112 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female
  • 84% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $28,720
  • Books: $1,104 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,240
  • Other Expenses: $2,280
  • Total Cost: $42,344

Walsh University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 99%
    • Loans: 77%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $18,740
    • Loans: $8,913

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Nursing, Accounting, Education, Biology, Psychology, Sociology, Theology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 83%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 37%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 58%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Track and Field, Baseball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Tennis, Basketball, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Track and Field, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Tennis

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Walsh University Mission Statement:

read the complete mission statement at https://www.walsh.edu/walsh-history

"Walsh University is an independent, coeducational Catholic, liberal arts and sciences institution. Founded by the Brothers of Christian Instruction, Walsh University is dedicated to educating its students to become leaders in service to others through a values-based education with an international perspective in the Judeo-Christian tradition..."