Resources › For Students and Parents Walsh University Admissions ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Walsh University. Courtesy of Walsh University For Students and Parents College Admissions College Admissions Process College Profiles College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 11, 2017 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 PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 440 / 550SAT Math: 440 / 560SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 19 / 25ACT English: 18 / 25ACT Math: 18 / 25What these ACT numbers mean Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 2,776 (2,112 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 40% Male / 60% Female84% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $28,720Books: $1,104 (why so much?)Room and Board: $10,240Other Expenses: $2,280Total Cost: $42,344 Walsh University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 99%Loans: 77%Average Amount of AidGrants: $18,740Loans: $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, SoccerWomen's Sports: Track and Field, Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Tennis Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Walsh University, You May Also Like These Colleges: University of Akron: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphKent State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBowling Green State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphHiram College: Profile Capital University: Profile Alfred University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Toledo: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOhio State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Findlay: Profile Ohio Northern University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOhio University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph 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..."