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For 50+ years, Walden has been a pioneer in high-quality distance education for working professionals. Today, we continue to innovate in online learning, empowering our students to make meaningful changes.Personalize and control the length, cost, and pacing of your program, with our Tempo Learning® option.We offer a unique Believe & Achieve Scholarship™, where you can earn tuition savings by completing courses, reaching a certain point in your program, or by completing subscription periods.1
"Interaction with other students, feedback from instructors, discussion posts, and the application of assignments make the topics easier to understand."
"The advising experience at Walden is absolutely wonderful. From enrollment to academics and financial planning, I was treated with the utmost courtesy and respect."
"The most rewarding aspect of pursuing my degree at Walden University is that I am in control of my future."
Quality matters—especially when it comes to your education.
Walden is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and many of Walden's programs have specialized accreditations. Walden is committed to maintaining the highest standards of excellence. View All
Walden University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation is a mark of quality. Walden has been accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1990.
Being accredited by the HLC validates that our institution lives its mission, operates with integrity, offers programs that focus on student learning, hires faculty that are academically qualified, and provides the resources and support necessary for our students to succeed. The Tempo Learning platform is accredited by HLC for each program where it is offered. Walden has also earned a number of specialized accreditations from the following organizations:
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Project Management Institution (PMI)® Global Accreditation Center (GAC) for Project Management Education Programs
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
An accredited degree program will help ensure a high-quality learning experience that culminates in a respected degree recognized by your current and future employers.
Walden University is highly respected among students, graduates, employers, and others in the academic community as a reputable online university.
Consider the following results of Walden’s 2018 Student, Alumni, and Employer Satisfaction Surveys:
More than eight out of 10 (86.7%) Walden students who responded to our survey are satisfied or very satisfied with Walden. In addition, a majority of Walden international students (89.4%) are satisfied or highly satisfied with Walden, according to survey results.
Nearly nine out of 10 (88.3%) alumni survey respondents report that the Walden curriculum was relevant to their work.
A total of 89% of surveyed employers of Walden graduates reported that they are satisfied or very satisfied with the Walden graduate employed at their organization.
Education for Good® represents Walden University’s 50-year history of empowering each graduate to achieve their career, personal, and community goals. We are committed to the success of our students and our shared focus on the power of education to make a positive impact on communities around the world. A good education not only emphasizes mastering knowledge of a subject but also champions graduates who channel their knowledge to effect positive change.
Yes. Since 1970, Walden has supported working professionals in achieving their academic goals, initially through distance education and later online. Our flexible online learning environment features an accessible platform that lets you log in when it’s convenient for you, from wherever you are in the world. Walden curricula also include interactive multimedia simulations woven into a number of programs. An accredited university, Walden has further distinguished itself as being the sixth institution approved by the U.S. government to offer direct assessment competency-based education. The university has also won a total of six Effective Practice Awards (2016–2019) from the Online Learning Consortium, recognizing “efforts that help make quality online education accessible … for anyone, anywhere, at any time.”
At Walden University, we take pride in our supportive environment and in our wide range of resources designed to help students succeed. When you enroll with us, you’re never alone. We’re dedicated to making sure you have everything you need to earn your degree and achieve your life and career goals. Walden’s student support services include personal advisors (enrollment, financial aid, and academic), a career planning and development center, technical assistance, disability services, an acclaimed online library, research support, an academic skills center, doctoral peer mentoring, and a writing center.
1A 10% tuition reduction combined with Walden's Believe & Achieve Scholarship is available for new students who are service members, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the Veterans Administration who enroll in programs eligible for the Believe & Achieve Scholarship. For programs not eligible for Walden's Believe & Achieve Scholarship, the tuition reduction is 15% for the life of the program. This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a service member, veteran, or employee of the Veterans Administration. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course. It may not be combined with other tuition reductions, unless specified in another offer. For a full list of eligible programs and details on award amounts and eligibility visit www.waldenu.edu/financial-aid/grants-and-scholarships-details. Tuition-free coursework must be applied to the final courses in the program of enrollment prior to graduation.