Graduate Programs Overview

Walden University is a Private (for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,716 in average for all students.

It offers one hundred -one graduate programs: 40 Master's, 21 Doctorate, 33 Post-Bachelor's, 17 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 8,774 students have been conferred Master's degree and 1,550 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWalden University
TypePrivate (for-profit), 4 or more years
Address100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900, Minneapolis, MN
Graduate School Students41,404 students
41,404 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$10,716
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 111 Graduate Programs
40 Master's, 17 Doctorate, 50 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Walden University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $10,716 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $710.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$710
Books & Supplies$900
Room & Board$9,839 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,321 (Off-Campus)
Off-Campus Total$22,776
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$13,555$12,042$12,205$12,539$10,716

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Walden University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 111 major areas - 39 Master's (39 online programs), 20 Doctorate (20 online programs), 33 Post-Bachelor'(33 online programs), 16 Post-Master'(16 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 48,420 students enrolled in Walden University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 41,404 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 8,040 male and 33,364 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 18,549 full-time and 22,855 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 41,404 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students8,040
Women Students33,364
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students18,549
Part-time Students22,855
By race/ethnicity 15,351 White, 16,062 Black, and 1,453 Asian students are attending at Walden University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races585
27 students are younger than 22 and 20,286 students are older than 65. The school has 6,684 students aged between 22 and 30 and 14,371 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under27
40 & Over20,286
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Walden University, 41,404 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 0 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment41,404
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses41,404
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses0
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses0
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses41,404
Minnesota Resident768
Other State In U.S.38,904
Outside of U.S.1,661

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