Clarion University of Pennsylvania Graduate Schools

Clarion University of Pennsylvania (referred to as Clarion University) is a Public, 4 years school located in Clarion, PA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Clarion University of Pennsylvania is $12,179 for Pennsylvania residents and $13,862 for out-of-state students. The school has 878 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,465 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Clarion University of Pennsylvania (referred to as Clarion University) is a Public, 4 years school located in Clarion, PA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1948 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Clarion University Directory Information
School NameClarion University of Pennsylvania (Clarion University)
Address840 Wood Street, Clarion, PA 16214
Phone814-393-2000
Webhttps://www.clarion.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.clarion.edu/admissions/apply-to-clarion/index.html
Financial Infohttps://www.clarion.edu/tuition-and-financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Clarion University of Pennsylvania is $12,179 for Pennsylvania residents and $13,862 for out-of-state students. The school has 878 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,465 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 107 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 49 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$13,862
$12,179 for Pennsylvania Residents
Student Population878
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs107 graduate programs
(49 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Clarion University of Pennsylvania is $12,179 for Pennsylvania residents and $13,862 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $516 for Pennsylvania residents and $557 for out-of-state students.
Clarion University of Pennsylvania offers the alternative tuition plans.
Clarion University of Pennsylvania offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)49 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Clarion University of Pennsylvania is $12,179 for Pennsylvania residents and $13,862 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$12,000$5,258$18,000$7,064
2018-2019$12,384$3,830$13,368$5,090
2019-2020$9,288$2,891$10,026$3,836
2020-2021$9,288$2,891$10,026$3,836
2021-2022$9,288$2,891$10,026$3,836
The graduate school tuition & fees of Clarion University is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Pennsylvania. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $27,247 (public) / $20,510 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Clarion University of Pennsylvania$12,179$13,862
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$20,000$22,141
Public$20,058$27,247
Private$20,510
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,330 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.06% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,330. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.06% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,520$3,690$11,520$4,350
2018-2019$12,270$3,270$12,270$3,270
2019-2020$12,668$3,270$12,668$3,270
2020-2021$12,660$3,340$12,660$3,340
2021-2022$12,930$3,400$12,930$3,400
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $516 for Pennsylvania residents and $557 for other students at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Pennsylvania ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$500$750
2018-2019$516$557
2019-2020$516$557
2020-2021$516$557
2021-2022$516$557

Graduate Programs at Clarion University

Clarion University of Pennsylvania offers 31 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 447 students have completed their study at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Offered Degrees at Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree1310412
Doctor's degree - other1114
Post Bachelor's Degree151115
Post Master's Degree206
Total3122447
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Clarion University of Pennsylvania by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Legal Assistant/Paralegal program with 5 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Library and Information Science program with 164 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Nursing Practice program with 14 completers.
Clarion University of Pennsylvania offers 31 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 447 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 412 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 14 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 15 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 6 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 9 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies9-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)0-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration10-
Education [+] (2 completers) 50 completers-
Special Education and Teaching9-
Special Education and Teaching (other)3-
Elementary Education and Teaching38-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 159 completers$40,800
Library and Information Science159$40,800
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 125 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist80-
Athletic Training/Trainer0-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor20-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse25$93,700
Business [+] 59 completers-
Business Administration and Management48$66,200
Accounting11-
Total412
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Nursing Practice14-
Total14
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 6 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies2-
Public Relations/Image Management4-
Health Communication0-
Education [+] (5 completers) 5 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism1-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)1-
Education (other)2-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 2 completers-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling1-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)1-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Accounting2-
Total15
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Library Science [+] 4 completers-
Library and Information Science4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse2-
Total6

Graduate Student Population at Clarion University

For academic year 2021-2022, total 878 students enrolled into Clarion University of Pennsylvania graduate schools where it has total 4,465 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 208 full-time and 670 part-time graduate students. By gender, 168 male and 710 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total878168710
Full-time20826182
Part-tme670142528
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 731 White (83.26%), 40 Black/African American (4.56%), 43 Hispanic (4.90%), 13 Asian (1.48%), and 51 students with other races. 3 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total878168710
American Indian/Native American101
Asian1358
Black/African American40931
Hispanic43835
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White731139592
Two More1257
Un-Known35233
Non-resident Alien303
Clarion University of Pennsylvania offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 702 graduate students (79.95% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 39 graduate students (4.44% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total878
Enrolled Online Exclusively702
Enrolled Some Online Courses39
Not in Online Courses137
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. 207 students are aged 20 to 24 (23.58% of total students), 66 students are aged above 50 (7.52%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total878168710
Age 20-21927
Age 22-2419824174
Age 25-2924154187
Age 30-3415635121
Age 35-39982276
Age 40-491101991
Age 50-64631152
Over 64312

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