Walden University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(4.19 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 842 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ACBSP, + 2 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 52,565 (8,035 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 47% part-time, 53% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: Not Provided
Source: NCES

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3.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

The pros are: More time to accomplish individual work.Ability to widen the professional spectrum.Online graduate education is a time for building a professional accountability and in-dependency. The cons are: High cost of education.Students delay graduation due to lack of financial availability. Students suffer from all levels of inconsideration and this affects their educational capacity.Online education needs more status of valuable time from the professors and a little hands on from each department in form of residential experience.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2015

The majority of the professors I have had are very supportive and informative. They have provided feedback that was very useful not only to me but my fellow classmates as well. I wish I had pursued an online degree sooner!
3.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2015

Walden University is a great school. Like any educational institution you get what you put into it. I feel that the advisers are not doing their job. It would be great to speak to one from time to time.
3.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2013

I loved the online atmosphere. It made finishing my degree easy and on my own time. The cons are that we can't meet face to face with professors or other students, so we rely soley on e-mails.
4.92 out of 5.0
Degree: School Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

Since the school is online, Walden provides the ability for a rural student to achieve a doctoral level of education that would not otherwise be available. Unlocking this barrier to education is key to upskillling the US workforce toward continued competitiveness in the global arena.
4.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

As a graduate student at Walden University, I feel I am getting the ultimate education that will prepare me for my professional career. My journey at Walden will give me the tools I need to pursue my highest goals as a student and as a future mental health counselor. The academic, faculty, financial, and technical support has been a very positive experience and I feel the're goal is to help me fulfill my goal.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2015

I absolutely enjoy my program, and the attention of the faculty members is absolutely great!
3.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Information Technology
Graduation Year: 2017

I've just started my first class at walden for the Doctorate of Information Technology. So far, the quality is good, the technology use is shockingly great! They can do more to provide 'how' the value is used after the program is done. Also, even though its online, the interaction with other students should be 'forced' more.
1.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

I believe the school starts out great then it becomes a self paced money making school. Too many differing opinions to get something approved, only holds a student back
4.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2015

Walden university have increased my knowledge concerning making a positive change as a change agent for the population that I serve. Walden program design allow me to think objectively and implement gained knowledge in a dual capacity meaning systematically and individually. The shortfall is that certain parts of the program is very tedious and documents have to be written to secure approval from the Research department and without there approval one can not move forward in writing their dissertation. While meeting Walden University guidelines one financial aide is being used. The con is that the school have no guaranteed financial resources that can help one to complete their dissertation program.
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