Admissions and Financial Aid

Walden specialists are ready to help you maximize your savings.

Higher Education Is One of the Most Rewarding Ways to Invest in Yourself—And Your Future

At Walden, we’ll help you make tuition and related expenses more affordable by connecting you to a wide array of resources. Financial assistance can come from:

  • U.S. federal and state programs or international funding options.
  • Grants and scholarships.
  • Military assistance programs, education alliances, employer reimbursement, and more.

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Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for Walden’s programs vary but generally include the following:

  • Your (official or unofficial) transcript(s)
  • Completed online application
  • For certain select programs your employment history

Doctoral Degree Requirements

  • A master's degree or higher.
  • Three years of related professional or academic experience.
  • Select doctoral programs only require a bachelor’s degree for admission.

Master's Degree Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher.

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. 

Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older.
  • You are less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter-credit hours.
  • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service.
  • You are concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden.

Walden Makes Transferring College Credits Simple and Straightforward


Obtain an official transcript from your previous institution(s). Our enrollment specialists can help you with this—and Walden will even pay the transcript fee for you.


We will carefully review your previous coursework to maximize the number of credits we can apply to your Walden program of study.


You will receive a preliminary transfer credit evaluation within three business days, including a summary of the courses that have been accepted for transfer up to the maximum number of credits.*

Request information or call 855-203-5779 now to speak with an enrollment specialist.

Additional Financial Aid Information

Tuition and fees vary by degree program because programs at Walden are tailored to the specific needs of professionals in each field. Fill out the form on this page or call 855-203-5779 to get in touch with an enrollment specialist about your program of interest.
Walden offers multiple ways to save on your degree. Get more details and create a customized financial plan that meets your needs today. View our limited-time tuition-savings offerings, or contact one of our enrollment specialists at 855-203-5779 to learn more.

Manage your education expenses with:

  • Convenient monthly payment plans that allow you to pay tuition in installments with no interest.
  • Payment plan options, including some that can be combined with school loan programs (if available in your country of residence).

General Considerations for International Students

  • English is the language of instruction. Depending on the language in which you earned your previous degree(s), you may need to submit test scores showing your level of English proficiency.
  • Walden University is not authorized to grant student visas for study in the United States.
  • To be admitted, you need the equivalent of a high school diploma, associate degree, bachelor’s degree, or master’s degree from an appropriately accredited non-U.S. institution or a U.S. school accredited by a regional, professional/specialized, or national accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education. You may have your transcript(s) evaluated free of charge by Walden. This evaluation will only be valid for application to Walden.
  • Applicants requesting transfer of credit must have their transcript(s) from outside the United States certified for equivalency to U.S. degrees or coursework. Walden offers this service for free.
  • International applications are due at least eight weeks before the U.S. application deadline, so please plan accordingly.
  • You will need regular access to a computer with an Internet connection (1.5Mbps or higher due to streaming media needs).

Understanding Financial Aid and the Resources Available to You