Walsh University is located in North Canton, OH (a suburb of Canton) and is a private 4-year Roman Catholic school. It was founded in 1960 as Walsh College by the Brothers of Christian Instruction and became a University in 1993. The 130+ acre campus enjoys a suburban setting with many trees, a large central quad and much green space to enjoy the outdoors. The campus features contemporary and modern architecture in it 20+ buildings. The Walsh University Peace Pole has attracted notable visitors including Coretta Scott King and Mother Teresa as advocates of peace. Nearby Canton is home to the NFL Hall of Fame; it is noteworthy that several professional football players are alumni of Walsh University.