Walsh University
North Canton, OH 44720-3396


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,776
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 11%
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,050 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Walsh University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,693 applications and 1,315 students were granted admission. Walsh University is at the #76 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

In Fall 2016, 89% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 17% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT880 to 1110
ACT19 to 25

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Walsh University's tuition was $27,220 for all students regardless of residency (1.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of Walsh University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,256 (which is 3.3% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Walsh University in 2016-2017, was 336, which is 77% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,228 (which is 5.6% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Walsh University has enrolled a total of 2,776 students (2,041 students full-time and 735 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,776 students, 96 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 2,112 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 664 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 302 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 73%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 12%

Black/African American: 6%

Non-resident alien: 4%

Hispanic: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Walsh University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 31% 99 54
Health Professions And Related Programs 24% 77 76
Education 7% 21 0
History 6% 18
Social Sciences 5% 16
Theology And Religious Vocations 3% 9
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 2% 6
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 2% 6
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 6
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 6

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Walsh University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Walsh University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,700. Last year, out of the total 755 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 725 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 654 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 595 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $36,700 $41,500
Employment Rate 96% 91%
Total Graduates 755 654

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Walsh University.

Malone University
3.3 mile away
University of Mount Union
13.8 mile away
The College of Wooster
29.9 mile away
Hiram College
32.4 mile away
Ursuline College
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