Walsh University

Walsh University

Walsh University, established in 1958, is a private Roman Catholic university located in North Canton, Ohio. The campus is made up of more than 18 buildings which are spread across an area of over 130 acres. The institution awards associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees. The university offers majors in over 50 streams of study. Several graduate programs are also available here. For working adults, it provides 400 accelerated degrees. The University is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Education
  • Division of Humanities
  • Division of Language and Letters
  • Division of Math and Science
  • Division of Nursing
  • Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Division of Theology
  • School of Business

Walsh University competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). They participate in sports including baseball, basketball, football, and tennis. Their teams are nicknamed as the Cavaliers.

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Walsh University
2020 East Maple St
North Canton , OH 44720-3396
General Phone: (330) 499-7090

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Walsh University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management177business, business management, business administration, accounting, finance, MIS, marketing
Education and Teaching108special education, school counseling, middle school teaching, early childhood education, English teaching, math teaching, physical education teaching, science teaching, social studies teaching, ...
Therapy and Counseling67psychology, psychology courses, mental health counseling, mental and social health services, physical therapy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine39registered nursing
Science32biology, chemistry, chemistry courses
Media31communication studies, media studies
Liberal Arts27Latin American studies, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and humanities, political science, sociology, history
Computer Science and Engineering5computer science
Religion and Philosophy3philosophy, theology, theological and ministerial studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2health and physical education

Number of programs and degrees for Walsh University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree36636
Associate's degree03
Master's degree1237
Doctor's degree51

Walsh University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Walsh University had a total enrollment of 2,522 students (2,356 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 58%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 79%
Graduate 21%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 78%
Black 5%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 14%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 28%
20-21 26%
22-24 13%
25-29 9%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Walsh University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 80 %

Walsh University Room and Board (2007)

Walsh University offers campus housing for 1,037 of its 2,356 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of North Canton, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Walsh University Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440540
SAT Math460560
ACT Verbal1824
ACT Math1824
ACT Composite1924

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT21%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT97%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Walsh University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,050
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,050
Room and board $ 7,760
Room charge $ 5,454
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,670
Books and supplies $ 966
Other expenses $ 1,776

Financial Aid:
Walsh University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 313500)

Walsh University Faculty

Walsh University has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1920
Non-tenured and not on tenure track621

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*1*
Associate professorcalendar year2*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*4$65,564
All faculty totalcalendar year2*7$67,426

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$61,3209$61,167
Associate professoracademic year18$50,77714$52,319
Assistant professoracademic year16$48,06125$43,357
Instructoracademic year2*1*
All faculty totalacademic year49$52,27249$49,091

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Walsh University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Mid-States Football Association
Basketball American Mideast Conference
Baseball American Mideast Conference
Track American Mideast Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports5168119

Walsh University Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Finance, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, Other

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication and Media Studies, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Religion And Philosophy
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other

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What Sets Walsh University Apart:

% students on athletic fin. aid
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% of degrees in business and management
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Top 12%Walsh University % of degrees in business and management
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 13%Walsh University Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 15%Walsh University % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
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Top 18%Walsh University % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 19%Walsh University % of full-time faculty on tenure track

checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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