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Every prospective student to Walsh University is paired with one of our expert admission counselors. These friendly, experienced professionals are ready to support you through each step of the admission process — from your first campus visit and completing your online application, to applying for financial aid and preparing for new student orientation. 

Don't let application anxiety get the best of you! Reach out to your counselor with any questions at any time. They know Walsh University better than just about anyone. In fact, many of them are Walsh alumni themselves!

Get to know our admission counselors below. Each counselor is listed along with his or her recruitment territory and a brief bio. 

Having trouble determining your admission counselor? No problem! Simply call our Office of Admissions at 330-490-7172 and we'll put you in contact with the appropriate person.


Katelyn Baltes

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission

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Ohio Counties:
Ashtabula | Cuyahoga (Select High Schools) | Geauga | Lake | Mahoning | Trumbull 

Direct Line: 330-490-7169 |  Cell Phone: 330-312-2772
Email:  kbaltes@walsh.edu 



Alexa Latell

Admissions Counselor


Hoover High School (Stark County)

Out-of-State Students (Southeast U.S.)

Ohio Counties:
Adams | Athens | Delaware | Fairfield | Franklin | Gallia | Hocking | Jackson | Lawrence | Meigs | Muskingum | Morgan | Perry | Pickaway | Pike | Ross | Scioto | Vinton 

Direct Line: 330-244-4751 |  Cell Phone: 330-312-7093
Email:  alatell@walsh.edu



Vanessa Freiman

Assistant Director of Admission

Transfer Students

Re-admit Students



Direct Line: 330-490-7177

Email:  vfreiman@walsh.edu




Yasmin Nizzer-Bates

Associate Director of International Admissions

International Students

Jackson High School (Stark County)

Spring Applicants

Direct Line: 330-490-7178  |  Cell Phone: 330-312-6521
Email:  ynizzerbates@walsh.edu



Aarika Vasiliades

Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions

College Credit Plus

Medina County High Schools

Stark County High Schools:
Perry High School | Washington High School (Massillon) | Canton Central Catholic High School | St. Thomas Aquinas High School

Summit County High Schools:
Archbishop Hoban High School | Barberton High School  | Copley High School | Coventry High School | Cuyahoga Falls High School | Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy | Hudson High School | Lawrence Upper School | Manchester High School | Nordonia High School | Norton High School | Our Lady of the Elms High School | Revere High School | Stow-Munroe Falls High School | St. Vincent-St Mary High School | Tallmadge High School | Twinsburg High School | Walsh Jesuit High School | Western Reserve Academy | Woodridge High School 

Direct Line: 330-490-7176  |  Cell Phone: 330-312-1974
Email:  avasiliades@walsh.edu



Zachary Woullard

Admissions Counselor

Louisville High School (Stark County)

Green High School (Summit County)

Out-of-State Students (Midwest U.S.)

Ohio Counties: 
Ashland | Allen | Auglaize | Crawford | Defiance | Erie | Fulton | Hancock | Hardin | Henry | Huron | Lucas | Mercer | Ottawa | Paulding | Putnam | Sandusky | Seneca | Van Wert | Richland | Williams | Wood | Wyandot  

Direct Line: 330-490-7171  |  Cell Phone: 330-312-0158
Email:  zwoullard@walsh.edu



Griffey Girty

Admissions Counselor

Griffey Girty


Direct Line: 330-490-7457  |  Cell Phone: 330-312-6444
Email:  ggirty@walsh.edu



Craig Dougherty

Admissions Counselor

Craig Dougherty



Direct Line: 330-490-7174  |  Cell Phone: 330-312-1700
Email:  cdougherty@walsh.edu


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