Walden University Graduate Program Reviews

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95%
of students recommend
(4.2 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 871 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABET, + 4 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 52,799 (8,239 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 43% part-time, 57% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: Not Provided
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2013

Recruiter spoke with me several times for an hour or more at a time and still did not put me in the right program. Imagine my shock when I found out at the end of my next to last class that the Master's degree I thought was going to be in Special Education was actually a General Ed Masters! Was told that there was nothing to do until class started in two weeks when I first started, when there was a student handbook and at least two program specific handbooks that I could have been reading within that time. If I had read I probably would have known of the 7 project portfolio requirement that they surprised me with after I was already committed to the program; the portfolio requirement that saw three of the projects that completely used material that had received A marks in the class, failing completely!
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2013

The pros of Walden University: easy access professor reply promptly to questions asked by the students Classes are completed every 12 wks Cons: Classes are very expensive
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 1213

Walden University (Online) is the best University in the World. It has highly qualified teachers, who are committed to their students and a support structure that will ensure the academic success for all students.
2.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

absolutely love this program in early childhood development but need to have more scholarship opportunity for grad students
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

The high quality of the individuals in my courses as well as my Professors creates a brick and mortar feel to my online studies. I was skeptical at taking an online degree but it is the quality and the prestige that this school adopts and has enveloped into its mission that creates a security in learning and growth in my educational experience. The online experience is what I needed at this point in my life and career so it fits.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros are that you can go to school while working, BUT any free time is taken by the amount of reading required.
2.63 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2013

Very expensive, no financial assistance at all
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

Great program and school. Other than a couple of faculty everyone is great and interested in helping you succeed. The workload gets progressively more challenging, as it should in a doctoral program. Advising, career services, library, writing support, and research support are always there to support you as we'll and it is better than my traditional studies when I was in my undergraduate program.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

The school offers great flexibility. It is accredited and competitive. Still, it is very expensive!
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

The pros of the program at Walden is that the professors and staff are readily available to assist you and strive to see their students achieve their goals. The cons is their aren't available scholarships or fellowships for online students such as myself.
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