Fairmont State University Graduate School

Fairmont State University (referred to as Fairmont State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fairmont, WV.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Fairmont State is $9,460 for West Virginia residents and $20,252 for out-of-state students. The school has 301 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,498 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Fairmont State University (referred to as Fairmont State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fairmont, WV.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1947 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Fairmont State Directory Information
School NameFairmont State University (Fairmont State)
Address1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-2470
Phone304-367-4000
Webhttps://www.fairmontstate.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.fairmontstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.fairmontstate.edu/finaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Fairmont State is $9,460 for West Virginia residents and $20,252 for out-of-state students. The school has 301 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,498 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 49 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate. Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,252
$9,460 for West Virginia Residents
Student Population301
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs49 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Fairmont State is $9,460 for West Virginia residents and $20,252 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $511 for West Virginia residents and $1,111 for out-of-state students.
Fairmont State offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
West Virginia Residents$9,460
Out-of-State$20,252
Tuition per Credit Hour
West Virginia Residents$511
Out-of-State$1,111
Fairmont State 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)6 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 Fairmont State University is $9,460 for West Virginia residents and $20,252 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 18.09% 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
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$6,556$2,106$15,036$3,508
2019-2020$7,072$1,850$17,038$2,062
2020-2021$7,072$1,850$17,038$2,062
2021-2022$5,946$1,946$14,992$2,158
2022-2023$7,474$1,986$18,054$2,198
The graduate school tuition & fees of Fairmont State is average compared to public graduate schools in West Virginia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the West Virginia graduate tuition is $17,022 (public) / $12,719 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Fairmont State University$9,460$20,252
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
West Virginia Graduate Schools$10,955$14,463
Public$9,220$17,022
Private$12,719
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $12,022 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Fairmont State.
On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,022. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$9,004$2,000$9,004$2,000
2019-2020$9,730$2,000$9,730$2,000
2020-2021$9,730$2,000$9,730$2,000
2021-2022$10,022$2,000$10,022$2,000
2022-2023$10,022$2,000$10,022$2,000
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $511 for West Virginia residents and $1,111 for other students at Fairmont State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.01% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$361$773
2019-2020$483$1,048
2020-2021$483$1,048
2021-2022$487$1,058
2022-2023$511$1,111

Graduate Programs at Fairmont State

Fairmont State University offers 9 graduate programs for Master's 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, 118 students have completed their study at Fairmont State University.
Offered Degrees at Fairmont State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7497
Post Bachelor's Degree110
Post Master's Degree1121
Total96118
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Fairmont State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 21 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching program with 57 completers.
Fairmont State University offers 9 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 118 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 97 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 21 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 3 completers-
Architecture3-
Education [+] (1 completers) 60 completers-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching57-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 11 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies11-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
National Security Policy Studies1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 6 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management6-
Business [+] 16 completers-
Business Administration and Management16-
Total97
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] --
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--
Total-
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education --
Total21

Graduate Student Population at Fairmont State

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 301 students enrolled into Fairmont State University graduate schools where it has total 3,498 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 101 full-time and 200 part-time graduate students. By gender, 101 male and 200 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
Total301101200
Full-time1014556
Part-tme20056144
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 255 White (84.72%), 16 Black/African American (5.32%), 6 Hispanic (1.99%), 3 Asian (1.00%), and 21 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total301101200
American Indian/Native American211
Asian321
Black/African American1688
Hispanic642
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White25579176
Two More101
Un-Known18711
Non-resident Alien000
Fairmont State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 211 graduate students (70.10% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 72 graduate students (23.92% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total301
Enrolled Online Exclusively211
Enrolled Some Online Courses72
Not in Online Courses18
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Fairmont State University. 100 students are aged 20 to 24 (33.22% of total students), 15 students are aged above 50 (4.98%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Fairmont State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total301101200
Age 20-211028
Age 22-24904347
Age 25-29602139
Age 30-34361125
Age 35-3925619
Age 40-49651253
Age 50-641569

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