Kennesaw State University Graduate School

Kennesaw State University (referred to as KSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Kennesaw, GA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of KSU is $6,664 for Georgia residents and $20,524 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,263 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 43,190 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Kennesaw State University (referred to as KSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Kennesaw, GA.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1968 - Current).
KSU Directory Information
School NameKennesaw State University (KSU)
Address1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone470-578-6000
Webhttps://www.kennesaw.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.kennesaw.edu/apply.php
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.kennesaw.edu
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of KSU is $6,664 for Georgia residents and $20,524 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,263 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 43,190 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 183 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 17 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,524
$6,664 for Georgia Residents
Student Population4,263
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs183 graduate programs
(17 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at KSU is $6,664 for Georgia residents and $20,524 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $296 for Georgia residents and $1,066 for out-of-state students.
KSU offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Georgia Residents$6,664
Out-of-State$20,524
Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia Residents$296
Out-of-State$1,066
KSU 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)17 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • 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 Kennesaw State University is $6,664 for Georgia residents and $20,524 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -3.07% 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
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$5,220$2,006$18,810$2,006
2019-2020$5,328$2,006$19,188$2,006
2020-2021$5,328$1,986$19,188$1,986
2021-2022$5,238$1,986$19,188$1,986
2022-2023$5,328$1,336$19,188$1,336
The graduate school tuition & fees of KSU is average compared to public graduate schools in Georgia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $18,795 (public) / $15,304 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Kennesaw State University$6,664$20,524
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,353$16,610
Public$6,888$18,795
Private$15,304
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $19,967 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at KSU.
On-campus living costs are increased by 3.36% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $19,967. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.36% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$11,467$6,459$11,467$6,459
2019-2020$12,947$6,350$12,947$6,350
2020-2021$12,947$6,370$12,947$6,370
2021-2022$12,947$6,370$12,947$6,370
2022-2023$12,947$7,020$12,947$7,020
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $296 for Georgia residents and $1,066 for other students at Kennesaw State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$290$1,045
2019-2020$296$1,066
2020-2021$296$1,066
2021-2022$296$1,066
2022-2023$296$1,066

Graduate Programs at KSU

Kennesaw State University offers 78 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, 1,807 students have completed their study at Kennesaw State University.
Offered Degrees at Kennesaw State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree3861,350
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11133
Post Bachelor's Degree213180
Post Master's Degree82244
Total78121,807
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Kennesaw State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational/Instructional Technology program with 103 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 241 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Secondary Education and Teaching program with 8 completers.
Kennesaw State University offers 78 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,807 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,350 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 180 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 244 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization2-
Communication and Journalism [+] 16 completers-
International and Intercultural Communication16-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 193 completers$69,200
Information Technology109-
Information Science/Studies31-
Computer Science53-
Education [+] (4 completers) 318 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration31$49,000
Educational/Instructional Technology86$52,100
Special Education and Teaching10-
Elementary Education and Teaching68-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching3-
Secondary Education and Teaching34-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels68-
Reading Teacher Education15-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor3-
Engineering [+] 102 completers-
Civil Engineering13-
Computer Software Engineering46-
Mechanical Engineering20-
Systems Engineering23-
Engineering Technology [+] (1 completers) 42 completers-
Quality Control Technology/Technician15-
Engineering/Industrial Management27-
English Language and Literature [+] 31 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing31-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences14-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 24 completers-
Statistics24$73,000
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 19 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution19$56,300
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 12 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science12-
Physical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Chemistry15-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 110 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration9-
Cybersecurity Defense Strategy/Policy101-
Human Services [+] 70 completers-
Public Administration31$41,600
Social Work39$39,200
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
International Relations and Affairs13-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 70 completers-
Medical Informatics22-
Nursing Administration48-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--
Business [+] 290 completers-
Business Administration and Management241$89,300
Accounting36$59,200
Construction Management13-
Total1,350
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] --
Computer Science--
Education [+] (1 completers) 16 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration2$71,600
Educational/Instructional Technology4$60,700
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching--
Secondary Education and Teaching8-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 11 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution6-
Data Science, General3-
Data Analytics, General2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Nursing Science3-
Business [+] 3 completers-
Business Administration and Management3-
Total33
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] --
American/United States Studies/Civilization--
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 102 completers-
Information Technology79-
Computer Science23-
Education [+] 2 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Special Education and Teaching2-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels--
Engineering [+] 18 completers-
Computer Software Engineering17-
Systems Engineering1-
Engineering Technology [+] 3 completers-
Quality Control Technology/Technician3-
English Language and Literature [+] 6 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 22 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution--
Data Analytics, General22-
Business --
Total180
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 188 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration18-
Educational/Instructional Technology103-
Special Education and Teaching--
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching4-
Secondary Education and Teaching62-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels1-
Total244

Graduate Student Population at KSU

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 4,263 students enrolled into Kennesaw State University graduate schools where it has total 43,190 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,582 full-time and 2,681 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,844 male and 2,419 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
Total4,2631,8442,419
Full-time1,582694888
Part-tme2,6811,1501,531
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,840 White (43.16%), 1,088 Black/African American (25.52%), 268 Hispanic (6.29%), 220 Asian (5.16%), and 847 students with other races. 623 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,2631,8442,419
American Indian/Native American624
Asian220107113
Black/African American1,088407681
Hispanic26895173
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander660
White1,8407671,073
Two More984652
Un-Known1145658
Non-resident Alien623358265
Kennesaw State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,447 graduate students (57.40% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 762 graduate students (17.87% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,263
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,447
Enrolled Some Online Courses762
Not in Online Courses1,054
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Kennesaw State University. 885 students are aged 20 to 24 (20.76% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 370 students are aged above 50 (8.68%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Kennesaw State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,2631,8442,419
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21824141
Age 22-24803357446
Age 25-291,052463589
Age 30-34685302383
Age 35-39548236312
Age 40-49722296426
Age 50-64346136210
Over 64241311

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