Cornerstone University Graduate Schools

Cornerstone University (referred to as Cornerstone) is a Private, 4 years school located in Grand Rapids, MI. 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 - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Cornerstone University is $14,960 in average. The school has 456 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,917 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Cornerstone University (referred to as Cornerstone) is a Private, 4 years school located in Grand Rapids, MI. 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 - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1977 - Current).
Cornerstone Directory Information
School NameCornerstone University (Cornerstone)
Address1001 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525-5897
Phone616-949-5300
Webhttps://www.cornerstone.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.cornerstone.edu/applying-to-cu
Financial Infohttps://www.cornerstone.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Cornerstone University is $14,960 in average. The school has 456 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,917 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 74 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 17 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,960
Student Population456
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs74 graduate programs
(17 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Cornerstone University is $14,960 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $590.
Cornerstone University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Cornerstone University 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)17 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • 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 Cornerstone University is $14,960. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.70% 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
TuitionFees
2017-2018$12,960$766
2018-2019$13,200$790
2019-2020$13,680$790
2020-2021$13,920$790
2021-2022$14,160$800
The graduate school tuition & fees of Cornerstone is average compared to private graduate schools in Michigan. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Michigan graduate tuition is $25,731 (public) / $18,675 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Cornerstone University$14,960
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Michigan Graduate Schools$18,044$20,576
Public$16,661$25,731
Private$18,675
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $13,170 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Cornerstone University. On-campus living costs are increased by 5.11% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,170. Off-campus living costs are increased by 5.11% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$9,030$2,992$9,030$2,992
2018-2019$9,300$2,172$9,300$2,172
2019-2020$9,630$2,360$9,630$2,360
2020-2021$9,960$2,570$9,960$2,570
2021-2022$10,310$2,860$10,310$2,860
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $590 at Cornerstone University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.72% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$540
2018-2019$550
2019-2020$570
2020-2021$580
2021-2022$590

Graduate Programs at Cornerstone

Cornerstone University offers 20 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 206 students have completed their study at Cornerstone University.
Offered Degrees at Cornerstone University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree192203
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship103
Total202206
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Cornerstone University by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Counseling Psychology program with 39 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 3 completers.
Cornerstone University offers 20 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 206 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 203 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 28 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration4-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor22-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)5-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 5 completers-
Religion/Religious Studies2-
Christian Studies3-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 65 completers-
Bible/Biblical Studies9-
Religious Education11-
Divinity/Ministry10-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)13-
Pastoral Studies/Counseling18-
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries (other)4-
Psychology [+] 35 completers-
Counseling Psychology35-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management6-
Business [+] 59 completers-
Business Administration and Management3$59,500
Project Management19-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)22-
Finance9-
International Business/Trade/Commerce6-
Total203
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 3 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Total3

Graduate Student Population at Cornerstone

For academic year 2021-2022, total 456 students enrolled into Cornerstone University graduate schools where it has total 1,917 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 52 full-time and 404 part-time graduate students. By gender, 200 male and 256 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
Total456200256
Full-time522725
Part-tme404173231
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 331 White (72.59%), 78 Black/African American (17.11%), 12 Hispanic (2.63%), 2 Asian (0.44%), and 33 students with other races. 19 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total456200256
American Indian/Native American101
Asian211
Black/African American783345
Hispanic1248
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White331147184
Two More1367
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien19910
Cornerstone University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 297 graduate students (65.13% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 34 graduate students (7.46% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total456
Enrolled Online Exclusively297
Enrolled Some Online Courses34
Not in Online Courses125

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