Walsh University has been designated a Top Ten Military Friendly® School earning a No. 4 ranking in the private schools offering a doctorate category

Walsh University has been designated a Top Ten Military Friendly® School earning a No. 4 ranking in the private schools offering a doctorate category. Walsh University earned Top Ten Gold status honors for its support of veteran students and their dependents. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2023-2024 survey with less than half receiving Military Friendly® recognition, and only 250 earned a gold status according to the Military Friendly program. Military Friendly Schools® measure an institution’s ability to meet thresholds for Student Retention, Graduation, Job Placement, Loan Repayment, Persistence (Degree Advancement or Transfer) and Loan Default rates for all students and, specifically, for student Veterans.



Walsh University recognized as one of the best schools for online learning at the master’s level by

Walsh University has been recognized as one of the best schools for online learning at the master’s level by (OMD). Walsh’s programs earned top honors for overall quality, affordability and commitment to student success coming in at #16 in Ohio. To be eligible for ranking, a university must hold active regional accreditation and have at least one partially online master’s program in the ranking subject. Just 8 percent of U.S. postsecondary institutions earned a ranking position.



Walsh University ranked #1 in the Top 15 Hidden Gems in Ohio by Ohio Schools Guide

Walsh University has been ranked #1 in the Top 15 Hidden Gems in Ohio by Ohio Schools Guide. These Hidden Gems represent smaller colleges and universities that offer exceptional academic programming including online degree programs.  Other factors in the ranking methodology include the cost of attendance and the number of online offerings.



Walsh University recognized as one of the Best Online Colleges in Ohio for 2023 by

Walsh University has been recognized as one of the Best Online Colleges for 2023 by, a trusted resource for program rankings and higher education planning. uses a unique methodology that ranks each institution on a scale from 0 to 100 across six categories. Walsh came in at #22. The research identifies top schools in the state based on tuition costs, the number of credits required to graduate, and the online coursework delivery format.



The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College

For the ninth consecutive year, Walsh University again recognition as one of the nation’s top 25 Catholic universities with inclusion in The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College. Walsh University is one of only two Ohio colleges included in the annual publication that recommends faithful Catholic colleges, universities and higher education programs for excellence in education. The Newman Guide is the flagship project of The Cardinal Newman Society that this year recommends 25 Catholic colleges, universities and higher education programs. Recommended Colleges - Cardinal Newman Society




Walsh University has once again been recognized as a top university for online graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report, the recognized leader in college, graduate school and hospital rankings. Walsh ranked No. 252-328 for the Best Online MBA Programs, No. 192 for the Best Online Master’s in Education Programs, and No. 115 for the Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs. For the graduate nursing programs, which pave the way for more advanced roles in administration and leadership, Walsh University moved up in the ranking list in 2022 to No. 115 from No. 124 in 2021.




Walsh University was recognized as a Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.  Victory Media is the publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse.  For more than a decade, Walsh has received this honor, which is awarded to top colleges and universities in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation.  Walsh University is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon Program, a financial provision arrangement for military students as part of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. 




Walsh University was recognized once again for its honorable commitment to engaged, hands-on education by National College of Distinction, a one-of-a-kind guide for college-bound students. Colleges of Distinction advocates for schools whose undergraduate experiences are grounded in a philosophy of well-rounded, individualized engagement. Walsh University was recognized for having students graduate and enter the workforce with solid, well-developed critical thinking skills as well as the ability to adapt in an ever-changing society. In addition to the honor of College of Distinction, Walsh University has received specialized recognition in Business, Education, Nursing, Career Development, Military Support and for its Catholic faith. Visit Walsh University’s College of Distinction profile


Walsh University’s DeVille School of Business earned national honors ranking No. 5 out of 49 for the Best MBA in Healthcare Management Program and earned recognition as a Best Catholic Institution. The comprehensive research guide rankings are based on an assessment of 225 universities and colleges. Each program is evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation and post-graduate employment. 



Walsh University’s online MBA has been ranked in the Top 15 Best Masters in Marketing Programs by Best Value Schools.  Walsh was ranked No. 12 out of 15 in the national ranking based on value and enrollment.  View the list here.



Walsh University’s Master of Business of Administration that covers the current demands of our global economy and the future of business ranked No. 12 for online MBAs that do not require a GMAT. College Values Online offers practical guidance rooted in careful research and informed by over 20 years of experience in college selection. It ranks schools and programs, highlights the features of college experiences, and provides career information from the angle of value in order to propel individuals toward the completion of a degree that is truly worth the investment. View the ranking here



WalletHub compared more than 1,000 higher-education institutions in the U.S. based on 30 key measures grouped in seven categories, including: Student Selectivity, Cost and Financing, and Career Outcomes.  The data sets range from student-faculty ration to graduation rate to post-attendance median salary. Walsh University ranked No. 226 out of 901 and in the top 10 Ohio colleges and universities. 


2022 NURSING PROCESS ONLINE RANKING OF ACCREDITED NURSING SCHOOLS IN MIDWEST announced that Walsh University’s Byers School of Nursing Bachelor or Science in Nursing (BSN) program ranked No. 9 out of 660 nursing programs in the Midwest.  The ranking can be accessed here.  Nursing Process is an online resource that provides nursing students with education and career information to help make better choices.  Currently, the site reaches more than 100,000 students every month, from all over the country.




The Peace Corps announced that Walsh University ranked No. 9 among schools on the agency’s list of top Peace Corps Prep certificate-issuing partners in 2021. Walsh University issued 18 Peace Corps Prep certificates to the graduating class of 2021. Read More


Walsh MAED Named Among Best Online Programs by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News & World Report has named Walsh University’s Master of Arts in Education (MAED) online program as one of the best for 2021. Walsh’s MAED program was ranked high enough to earn a place on the list of badge-eligible programs and therefore the right to be called a U.S. News Best Online Program. Out of the 300 programs evaluated nationally, Walsh is one of the highest ranked programs in Northeast Ohio at No. 108. 


Walsh Named One of Top 10 Most Admired Universities

Walsh University was named one of the 10 “Most Admired Universities and Colleges” in the United States by Education Magazine. Read the article in its entirety here. The Education Magazine aspires to become the best platform for educators to share their stories and inspire students to build a new world.



Walsh Recognized Nationally as #12 in Best Value Colleges in Ohio by

Walsh University has been recognized nationally for its affordability and return on investment by the leading school search platform,, in its 2021 Best Colleges in America rankings. Walsh achieved the rank of #12 in Best Value Colleges in Ohio, and is the highest ranked university in Stark County



Online Courses Earn Quality Matters National Recognition

The international leader for quality assurance in online and innovative digital teaching and learning environments, Quality Matters (QM), has recognized Walsh University’s commitment to providing students with an exceptional online learning experience. For a full list of courses, visit QM directory of certified courses