Walsh University

2020 E Maple St, North Canton, United States
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Overview of Walsh University

About this school

Walsh, founded in 1958, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 100-acre campus is located in North Canton, 20 miles from Akron.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,009
    • Men:818 (40.7%)
    • Women:1,191 (59.3%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Walsh University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
1

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2020 East Maple Street, NW
City, State, Zip
North Canton, OH  44720-3396
Phone
(330) 490-7172
Fax
(330) 490-7165
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
78% of 1,693 applicants were admitted
Women
83% of 867 applicants were admitted
Men
72% of 826 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
538 (41%) of 1,315 admitted students enrolled
Women
295 (41%) of 723 admitted students enrolled
Men
243 (41%) of 592 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.49
375 And Above
36%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
480-580 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
7%
• Score 24 - 29
36%
• Score 18 - 23
50%
• Score 12 - 17
7%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $29,150 (67.56756756756756%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,530 (24.40776969078856%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,104 (2.5589912382365214%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,358 (5.465671503407353%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Walsh University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003135
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
425 (95.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
410 (96.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
410 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
197 (48.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$16,848
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 376 (91.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,848
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 402 (98.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,772
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 410 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
36 (8.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,660

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,726 (93.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,661 (96.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,661 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
798 (48.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$18,133
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,332 (80.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,844
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,348 (81.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,700
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,661 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
180 (9.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,372

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,753
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


131

Part-Time Faculty


111

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


36%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 37% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 22% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 60% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 16% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
435,264

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
336
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Walsh University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


74.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


44.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


58.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


61.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (52)


  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Corporate Communications
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • French Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Modern Languages
  • Museology/Museum Studies
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Theology/Theological Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering, behavioral science/counseling, biology/physical therapy

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (15)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Higher Education
  • Marketing
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Reading Education
  • Religious Education
  • Student Affairs
  • Theology

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


17,404

Nearest Metropolitan Area


134 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Cleveland

Weather


Temperature
16.9 average low in January, 78.5 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in Canton
Nearest Bus Station
7 mile(s) from campus in Canton
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


48% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


52%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Cavaliers
School Colors
Maroon and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, golf, soccer, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Walsh University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, student government, university programming board, business and communication club, behavioral science club, education club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,744

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,009
Women
1,191
Men
818

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 6.8% Black/African-American
  • 4.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 70.1% White
  • 15.6% Unknown

International Students


3.5% from 24 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


750

Student Resources

Study resources