Walsh University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$29,910
1.98% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$19,792
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
3.95%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
76.6%
2,112 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,651
71% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
60%
268 Graduates

About

Walsh University is a higher education institution located in Stark County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Walsh University were Registered Nursing (87 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (48 degrees), and General Psychology (28 degrees).

In 2020, 658 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Walsh University. 68.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (476 degrees), 4.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (101 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Walsh University is $29,910, which is $7,380 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Walsh University is $29,910, which is $7,380 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,792.

In 2020, 78% of undergraduate students attending Walsh University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$29,910
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Walsh University was $29,910. The cost of tuition at Walsh University is $7,380 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$19,792
2020 Value
1.92%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Walsh University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,792. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Walsh University grew by 1.92%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,875
Room and Board
$1,128
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Walsh University was of $9,875 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,128. The cost of room and board increased by 1.63% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
59%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Walsh University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 2.5% with respect to 2019, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.95%
2018 Default Rate
28
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Walsh University was 3.95%, which represents 28 out of the 709 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Walsh University received 2,112 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 5.55% annual growth. Out of those 2,112 applicants, 1,617 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.6% acceptance rate.

There were 2,651 students enrolled at Walsh University in 2020, and 15% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Walsh University has an overall enrollment yield of 23.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,617
Accepted Out of 2,112

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Walsh University was 76.6% (1,617 admissions from 2,112 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 76.2%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 5.55%, while admissions grew by 6.03%.

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SAT Scores

15%
Submission Percentage
56
Scores Submitted

15% of enrolled first-time students at Walsh University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Walsh University has a total enrollment of 2,651 students. The full-time enrollment at Walsh University is 1,881 students and the part-time enrollment is 770. This means that 71% of students enrolled at Walsh University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Walsh University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.2% White, 5.05% Black or African American, 2.64% Hispanic or Latino, 2.23% Two or More Races, 0.566% Asian, 0.0754% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Walsh University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.2%), followed by White Male (19.3%) and Black or African American Male (3.53%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (47.1%), followed by White Male (14.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.57%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Walsh University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,651 students. The full-time enrollment at Walsh University is 1,881 and the part-time enrollment is 770. This means that 71% of students enrolled at Walsh University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Walsh University was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Walsh University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,305
  2. Black or African American
    134
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    70

The enrolled student population at Walsh University is 49.2% White, 5.05% Black or African American, 2.64% Hispanic or Latino, 2.23% Two or More Races, 0.566% Asian, 0.0754% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 928 students (35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 240 more women than men received degrees from Walsh University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Walsh University is white (476 degrees awarded). There were 4.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (101 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Walsh University is Registered Nursing (87 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (48 degrees) and General Psychology (28 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Walsh University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (104 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees), and Biology (49 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Walsh University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,798,208 people), Secondary school teachers (441,200 people), Physicians (397,792 people), Education administrators (287,326 people), and Postsecondary teachers (229,676 people).

The most specialized majors at Walsh University are Education (104 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees), Biology (49 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Theology (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Walsh University are Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Walsh University are Education (104 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees), Biology (49 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Theology (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Walsh University are Elementary & secondary schools (2,922,007 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (578,731 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (513,904 people), Offices of physicians (209,171 people), and Religious organizations (150,423 people).

The most specialized majors at Walsh University are Education (104 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (24 degrees), Biology (49 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Theology (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Walsh University.
Most Common
  1. 87 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 48 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 28 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Walsh University was Registered Nursing with 87 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

209
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
449
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 209 degrees were awarded to men at Walsh University, which is 0.465 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (449).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 36 degrees were awarded to men at Walsh University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.8 times less than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 73 degrees were awarded to women at Walsh University in Registered Nursing, which is 5.21 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%
100% Completion Time
59%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 42% of students graduating from Walsh University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 59% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Walsh University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.34% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    476 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    101 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Walsh University is white (476 degrees awarded). There were 4.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (101 degrees).

15.3% of degree recipients (101 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    331 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    145 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Walsh University is white female (331 degrees awarded). There were 2.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (145 degrees).

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Operations

Walsh University has an endowment valued at nearly $29.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $283k (0.965%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Walsh University had a total salary expenditure of $48.6M. Walsh University employs 37 Assistant professors, 35 Associate professors, and 31 Professors. Most academics at Walsh University are Female Assistant professors (28), Female Associate professors(21), and Female Professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Walsh University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 54 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 43 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 32 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$29.3M
2020 Endowment
3.16%
growth from 2019

Walsh University has an endowment valued at about $29.3M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Walsh University grew 3.16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.3M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.88M - Federal
  2. $352k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Walsh University received $1.88M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $352k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$20.9M
2020 Salaries
4.98%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Walsh University paid a median of $20.9M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($48.6M) and a 4.98% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.18% decline from 2018 and a 1.87% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.96M
Instructional Salaries
107
Number of Employees

In 2020, Walsh University paid a total of $6.96M to 107 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
54 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Walsh University were Assistant professor with 37 employees; Associate professor with 35 employees; and Associate professor with 31 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Walsh University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 54 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 32 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Walsh University was Female Assistant professor with 28 employees, Female Associate professor with 21 employees, and Female Professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Walsh University.

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