Our program areas include: Counseling, Education, Health Sciences, Human Services, Management, Nursing, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health
Walden is distinguished by high academic standards, experienced faculty, and a rigorous curriculum. Our advanced degrees are intended to advance the quality of life not just for the Walden graduate, but for everyone he or she encounters. Our programs help students achieve personal enrichment and career advancement. Walden graduates, in turn, enrich and advance the lives of countless others they serve. As an accredited institution with over 40 years of experience, Walden has graduated more than 49,500 alumni, all of whom now have the credentials and desire to make a real difference and be a force for good.
Accreditation: Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of The North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org; 312-263-0456
Reivew Averages: 6.1 out of 10 (229 reviews)
Walden University Reviews:
60 of 68 people found the following review helpful
My time at Walden University
July 25, 2012
On September 9, 2009, I enrolled into Walden University’s Master in Mental Health Counseling program. Now, three years later, 22 core courses, a GPA of 3.34, and $80,000.00, I have been expelled from the university, to never re-apply. I would like to add, I was enrolled in the third week of my very last core course, and preparing for my internship. The university has added “Turnitin” as a tool to check for plagiarism, to the ... [Read more]
36 of 48 people found the following review helpful
May 17, 2012
Most of these comments are misguided. Graduate education, especially at a PHD level is about independent thought. If you were hoping for hand holding, then Walden is not for you. I am in the process of completing my PHD in PUBH and I can attest to the quality of education I received. The same experience extends to many other graduates and current students. As always, people who make comments online tend to be the outliers ... [Read more]
33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
We're all just dollar signs to them
April 13, 2012
I am currently enrolled at Walden in the MS in MCFC program. I'm more than a year in and I feel like I have completely wasted this year. The assignments are nothing more than read and regurgitate, and when you do dare to think outside the box, you get blasted by professors who states that you didn't follow the assignment. Yes, I have a 4.0, but what is that worth if I feel I'm not ... [Read more]
32 of 42 people found the following review helpful
A Real Joke; And A Waste of Money
July 25, 2012
I would like to state that I was[ ] a student in attendance at Walden University, (WU). Any student considering taking classes this university should read all reviews; in my honest opinion they are accurate. I strongly believe that individuals who have written A1 reviews; are staff and have probably been paid to write the review. The student body appears to be made up from a high percentage of African American, Hispanic, and White individuals ... [Read more]
26 of 31 people found the following review helpful
Walden is a scam
February 17, 2012
Walden is a scam. Was stonewalled over and again from completign dissertaitonwith stream of 'mentors' mysteriously dying, retiring, - vanished. Have been abused and ignored. The govenmnet has hefty portofolio on them. APA will not accpet them. They target disadvanataged people, mostly immigrants and are after one thing: MONEY Am almost $200,000 in debt because of them. [Read more]
25 of 28 people found the following review helpful
June 4, 2012
I have hated my entire experience at Walden. They bug you incessantly until you become a student. Then they disappear and provide no support to you. Professors are really just graders most of the time and I have had maybe 4 professors who actually interact with the class and provide other information. I spent months looking for an internship site and Walden has provided no assistance, which I am told by other grad students is ... [Read more]
24 of 36 people found the following review helpful
Horrible: Read On
May 9, 2012
Walden is a horrible university and decided to write this after trying to chat today for chat support. Nobody was on the other line but they did say, "how can I/we assist you". I then tried to chat in a few more times with no luck. The same goes for email support or phone support. I have repeatedly emailed financial aid with no response. I have never received a call from financial aid, giving me ... [Read more]
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