Read below for frequently asked questions about the Admissions process at Walsh University.

 

How do I apply to Walsh? 

Students can apply on Walsh’s website at www.walsh.edu/apply-online or through the Common Application. 

Is there an application fee?  No, there is no fee to apply.


Does Walsh have an application deadline?

Walsh does not have an application deadline.  Since Walsh has a rolling admissions policy, we admit students year-round. 


Explain the Test Optional admissions policy

Students who have earned a 2.5 GPA or higher can apply test-optional. This means that students are not required to to submit an ACT/SAT score to determine admission to Walsh.

Learn more at https://www.walsh.edu/test-optional.html  


How do I send high school transcripts?

It is recommended that you contact your School Counselor to find out how they send transcripts which can be sent electronically through Parchment (Naviance) or via the mail.

Hard-copy transcripts can be mailed to:

Office of Admissions

2020 East Maple Street

North Canton, OH 44720


How am I notified that my application has been reviewed?

You will receive your official decision letter in the mail once all required documents have been submitted.


How do I qualify for financial aid? 

Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to Walsh which is used to determine financial aid.  The FAFSA opens annually on October 1st.  Financial Aid Awards are then sent to admitted students. 


How do I qualify for an academic scholarship? 

Merit scholarships are awarded based on GPA and ACT/SAT score (unless you apply Test Optional).  These awards are renewable for four years.


How do I guarantee a return on my investment? 

Participate in the Maroon and Gold Career Promise to ensure you find a position or a spot in graduate school within 6-months of graduating with a Walsh University degree.  Learn more here: https://www.walsh.edu/promise.html. 


What are benefits of 8-week terms? 

You can learn more about Walsh’s flexible 8-week terms here: https://www.walsh.edu/8-week-terms.html 


Will my AP, College Credit Plus or other college credits transfer? 

Walsh University will accept any college course credit which will count as an elective credit or as a course which is part of your major.  You can send unofficial transcripts to the Office of Admissions or your Admissions Counselor to find out how classes will transfer.

Students must earn a specified score on an AP exam in order to “test out” of certain required general education courses.   AP test scores should be sent to the Office of Admissions prior to registering for classes/attending orientation.


Who do I contact with admissions-related questions? 

You will work with your personal Admissions Counselor from the time you apply to the moment you are officially enrolled as a Walsh Cavalier. Find yours at https://www.walsh.edu/meet-your-admission-counselor.html. 

 

You can also contact the Office of Admissions at (330) 490-7172 or admissions@walsh.edu.