Walsh University

2020 Easton St., NW - Canton, OH 44720
  • Region: Great Lakes
  • Campus Setting: Suburban
  • Size: Small

For nearly 2,674 students from 40 states and 35 countries, the search for the right college has led them to Walsh University. Here, on the 136-acre main campus, they have found that learning transcends the classroom, caring faculty help students aim higher, and leadership requires more than intellect. As an independent, Catholic university, we encourage individuals to act in accordance with reason guided by the example and teachings of Jesus Christ. Our aim is to develop students' mind, body and spirit - this is Walsh's distinguished tradition and the heart of its appeal.

Walsh's unique character and commitment to faith, together with nearly 100 academic majors and minors, award-winning athletics and vibrant student life are primary reasons that Walsh attracts students from around the globe.  With outstanding academic facilities, chapels, residence halls, a health and wellness complex, and flagship programs in the areas of health sciences, business, education, and so much more, students have a wide variety of options to make their mark at Walsh University.

Walsh's newest undergraduate majors are in Sports Management, Cybersecurity, Pre-Engineering and Occupational Therapy. 

A Catholic university welcoming students of all faiths, Walsh continues to pursue its enduring mission: The creation of leaders through service to others. Volunteer work is not simply encouraged; it is required as part of the university's core curriculum. Walsh students help build homes for those in need; tutor and mentor school children; prepare taxes for low-income families; distribute meals; work to prevent recidivism among nonviolent offenders and perform missionary work around the world.

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About Walsh University

Walsh University is an independent, coeducational Catholic, liberal arts and sciences institution. Founded by the Brothers of Christian Instruction, Walsh University is dedicated to educating its students to become leaders in service to others through a values-based education with an international perspective in the Judeo-Christian tradition.

Mission Statement

Walsh University believes in the desirability of a small university that promotes academic excellence, a diverse community and close student-teacher interactions. The University provides its students a higher education that fosters critical thinking, effective communication, spiritual growth, and personal, professional and cultural development. Walsh University encourages individuals to act in accordance with reason guided by the example and teachings of Jesus Christ.