Cornerstone University Graduate School

Cornerstone University (referred to as Cornerstone) is a Private, 4 years school located in Grand Rapids, MI.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Cornerstone is $14,960 in average. The school has 348 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,781 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Cornerstone University (referred to as Cornerstone) is a Private, 4 years school located in Grand Rapids, MI.
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/undergraduate/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.cornerstone.edu/undergraduate/costs-aid/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Cornerstone is $14,960 in average. The school has 348 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,781 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 70 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,960
Student Population348
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs70 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Cornerstone is $14,960 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $590.
Cornerstone offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$14,160
Required Fees$800
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$590
Cornerstone 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, 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)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Cornerstone University is $14,960. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$13,200$790
2019-2020$13,680$790
2020-2021$13,920$790
2021-2022$14,160$800
2022-2023$14,160$800
The graduate school tuition & fees of Cornerstone is relatively inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Michigan. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Michigan graduate tuition is $26,597 (public) / $19,520 (private).
The following 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$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Michigan Graduate Schools$18,285$21,321
Public$17,502$26,597
Private$19,520
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $13,980 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Cornerstone.
On-campus living costs are increased by 6.15% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,980. Off-campus living costs are increased by 6.15% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2022-2023$10,520$3,460$10,520$3,460
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $590 at Cornerstone University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$550
2019-2020$570
2020-2021$580
2021-2022$590
2022-2023$590

Graduate Programs at Cornerstone

Cornerstone University offers 18 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, 156 students have completed their study at Cornerstone University.
Offered Degrees at Cornerstone University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree172153
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship113
Total183156
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 30 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 3 completers.
Cornerstone University offers 18 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 156 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 153 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 27 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction8-
Educational Leadership and Administration5-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor14-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)3-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Religion/Religious Studies2-
Christian Studies2-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 40 completers-
Bible/Biblical Studies16-
Religious Education3-
Divinity/Ministry5-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)10-
Pastoral Studies/Counseling6-
Psychology [+] 30 completers-
Counseling Psychology30-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management5-
Business [+] 44 completers-
Project Management14-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)19-
Finance9-
International Business/Trade/Commerce2-
Total153
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 the academic year 2022-2023, total 348 students enrolled into Cornerstone University graduate schools where it has total 1,781 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 34 full-time and 314 part-time graduate students. By gender, 162 male and 186 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
Total348162186
Full-time341420
Part-tme314148166
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 222 White (63.79%), 79 Black/African American (22.70%), 18 Hispanic (5.17%), 4 Asian (1.15%), and 25 students with other races. 17 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total348162186
American Indian/Native American101
Asian440
Black/African American793544
Hispanic18711
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White222105117
Two More743
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien17710
Cornerstone University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 271 graduate students (77.87% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 31 graduate students (8.91% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total348
Enrolled Online Exclusively271
Enrolled Some Online Courses31
Not in Online Courses46

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