Illinois State University Graduate Schools

Illinois State University (referred to as Illinois State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Normal, IL. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Illinois State University is $9,753 for Illinois residents and $11,030 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,528 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 20,635 including undergraduate students.

Illinois State University Graduate School Overview

Illinois State University (referred to as Illinois State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Normal, IL. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Illinois State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Illinois State UniversityDirectory Information
School NameIllinois State University (referred to as Illinois State)
AddressNorth and School Streets, Normal, IL 61790-1000
Phone309-438-2111
Webhttps://illinoisstate.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.admissions.illinoisstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.illinoisstate.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Illinois State University is $9,753 for Illinois residents and $11,030 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,528 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 20,635 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 81 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 8 programs are available online classes.
Illinois State Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,030
$9,753 for Illinois Residents
Student Population2,528
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs81 graduate programs
(8 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Illinois State University is $9,753 for Illinois residents and $11,030 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $404 for Illinois residents and $838 for out-of-state students. Illinois State University offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
Illinois State 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Illinois Residents$9,753
Out-of-State$11,030
Tuition per Credit Hour
Illinois Residents$404
Out-of-State$838
Illinois State 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 Illinois State University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Illinois State
Distance Learning (Online Classes)8 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
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Illinois State University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Illinois State University is $9,753 for Illinois residents and $11,030 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -22.81% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Illinois State University
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$7,760$1,640$15,377$1,640
2016-2017$7,466$1,504$15,038$1,504
2017-2018$7,765$1,752$15,445$1,752
2018-2019$7,677$1,832$12,458$1,832
2019-2020$7,956$1,797$9,233$1,797
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,791 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Illinois State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 8.08% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,113. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -0.06% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Illinois State University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$9,754$3,010$8,460$2,532
2016-2017$9,850$3,344$8,082$5,538
2017-2018$9,850$4,066$8,452$6,222
2018-2019$9,850$4,482$8,836$6,286
2019-2020$9,850$5,640$8,172$6,941
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $404 for Illinois residents and $838 for other students at Illinois State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Illinois State University
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$374$777
2016-2017$389$808
2017-2018$389$808
2018-2019$404$838
2019-2020$404$838

Graduate Programs at Illinois State

Illinois State University offers 83 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 870 students have completed their study at Illinois State University.
Offered Degrees at Illinois State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree395677
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship8045
Doctor's degree - other205
Post Bachelor's Degree271124
Post Master's Degree7019
Total836870

Illinois State University offers 83 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 870 students have completed their studies.
  • 677 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 124 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 19 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 42 completers$42,900
Speech Communication and Rhetoric42$42,900
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology22-
Education [+] (6 completers) 105 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction34$44,900
Educational Leadership and Administration16-
Special Education and Teaching11-
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services15-
Music Teacher Education3-
Reading Teacher Education17-
Chemistry Teacher Education9-
Engineering Technology [+] 42 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Industrial Technology/Technician42-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures5-
Work and Family Studies [+] 18 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences18-
English Language And Literature [+] 9 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences15-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 21 completers-
Mathematics21-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 68 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness68$39,300
Physical Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry9-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)8-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Psychology9-
Counseling Psychology8-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 16 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies16-
Human Services [+] 24 completers-
0-
Social Work24$40,400
Social Sciences [+] 42 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology9-
Archeology0-
Economics16-
Political Science and Government14-
Sociology3-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 41 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts3-
Art/Art Studies5-
Fine/Studio Arts8-
Music18$31,700
Visual and Performing Arts (other)7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 60 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist30-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse30$93,200
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] 99 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management54$69,900
Accounting45$60,800
History [+] 11 completers-
History11-
Total677
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 20 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction7-
Educational Leadership and Administration9-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Mathematics Teacher Education2-
English Language And Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Science5-
Total45
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist5-
Nursing Practice0-
Total5
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
Women's Studies4-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst8-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design4-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)0-
Education [+] 57 completers-
Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Special Education and Teaching11-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness13-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness10-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs0-
Special Education and Teaching (other)0-
Foreign Language Teacher Education1-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education10-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)10-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor2-
Engineering Technology [+] 14 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Quality Control Technology/Technician14-
English Language And Literature [+] 1 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Writing1-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Library and Information Science7-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology3-
Physical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)2-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology (other)1-
Business [+] 20 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Project Management20-
Organizational Leadership0-
Total124
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 13 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Administration of Special Education9-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship0-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration4-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Psychology [+] 5 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology5-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing1-
Total19

Graduate Student Population at Illinois State

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,528 students enrolled into Illinois State University graduate schools where it has total 20,635 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,290 full-time and 1,238 part-time students. By gender, 866 male and 1,662 female students are attending Illinois State University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Illinois State University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Illinois State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5288661,662
Full-time1,290488802
Part-tme1,238378860
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Illinois State University.
There are 1,777 White (70.29%), 144 Black/African American (5.70%), 136 Hispanic (5.38%), 46 Asian (1.82%), and 425 students with other races. 351 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Illinois State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5288661,662
American Indian/Native American330
Asian462125
Black/African American1444896
Hispanic1364096
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White1,7775721,205
Two More531637
Un-Known17611
Non-resident Alien351159192
Illinois State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 351 graduate students (13.88% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 124 graduate students (4.91% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Illinois State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Illinois State University
Number of Students
Total2,528
Enrolled Online Exclusively351
Enrolled Some Online Courses124
Not in Online Courses2,053
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Illinois State University. 807 students are aged 20 to 24 (31.92% of total students), 122 students are aged above 50 (4.83%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Illinois State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Illinois State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,5288661,662
Age 20-21552134
Age 22-24752238514
Age 25-29769285484
Age 30-34317120197
Age 35-3923596139
Age 40-4927873205
Age 50-641183286
Over 64413

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