More than 50,000 students, from all 50 states and more than 145 countries, are pursuing their online education at Walden. The majority of our students, close to 80% work full time or are self-employed.* Our diverse community of learners has earned us a top ranking from Diverse: Issues in Higher Education as a top producer of minority master’s and doctoral graduates in a number of disciplines.

Student Demographics

Learn more about Walden’s total student population including gender, ethnicity, and age.

Student Accomplishments

Read about the professional accomplishments of Walden students. Choose a school to read about achievements in your chosen field:

Student Satisfaction

Almost 85% of current Walden students are satisfied or very satisfied with their university—and would be likely or very likely to recommend Walden to others.* Learn more about what Walden students have to say about their Walden experience.

Student Awards

Walden is committed to recognizing and fostering academic excellence among our students. As a result, we award several honors to outstanding students and new graduates.

*Results gathered by Walden University in 2011–2012 from current students, recent graduates, alumni, and employers who responded to our surveys. For additional survey details, visit

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