Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration: Narrative Description

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3838 Livernois Rd., PO Box 7006
Troy, MI 48007-7006
Tel: (248)689-8282
Admissions: (248)823-1209
Fax: (248)524-2520
Web Site: http://www.walshcollege.edu/


Independent, upper-level, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1922. Setting: 29-acre suburban campus with easy access to Detroit. Endowment: $2.7 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $3555 per student. Total enrollment: 3,105. Faculty: 128 (14 full-time, 114 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. Full-time: 145 students, 45% women, 55% men. Part-time: 764 students, 60% women, 40% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 36 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 6% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 9% international, 61% 25 or older, 95% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing. Calendar: 4-11week terms. Services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships. Off campus study.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Tuition: $7320 full-time, $244 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $230 full-time, $115 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 7 open to all. Most popular organizations: student government, American Marketing Association, Economics/Finance Club, Accounting Club, National Association of Black Accountants. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Vollbrecht Library plus 1 other with 26,300 books, 123,000 microform titles, 8,210 serials, 121 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $763,800. 300 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The college is located north of Detroit in the city of Troy, population 75,025. The city serves as headquarters for many large corporations.

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