Kennesaw State University Graduate Schools

Kennesaw State University (referred to as KSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Kennesaw, GA. It is classified as Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Kennesaw State University is $7,334 for Georgia residents and $21,194 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,146 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 35,420 including undergraduate students.

Kennesaw State University Graduate School Overview

Kennesaw State University (referred to as KSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Kennesaw, GA. It is classified as Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
Kennesaw State University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1968 - Current).
Kennesaw State UniversityDirectory Information
School NameKennesaw State University (referred to as KSU)
Address1000 Chastain Rd, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone470-578-6000
Webhttps://www.kennesaw.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.kennesaw.edu/apply/apply.php
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.kennesaw.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Kennesaw State University is $7,334 for Georgia residents and $21,194 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,146 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 35,420 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 71 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research). Among them, 32 programs are available online classes.
KSU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,194
$7,334 for Georgia Residents
Student Population3,146
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs71 graduate programs
(32 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Kennesaw State University is $7,334 for Georgia residents and $21,194 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $296 for Georgia residents and $1,066 for out-of-state students. Kennesaw State University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
KSU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Georgia Residents$7,334
Out-of-State$21,194
Tuition per Credit Hour
Georgia Residents$296
Out-of-State$1,066
Kennesaw 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 Kennesaw State University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at KSU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)32 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Kennesaw State University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Kennesaw State University is $7,334 for Georgia residents and $21,194 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.82% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Kennesaw State University
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016-2017$4,734$2,006$17,118$2,006
2017-2018$4,851$2,006$17,541$2,006
2018-2019$5,220$2,006$18,810$2,006
2019-2020$5,328$2,006$19,188$2,006
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $19,297 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Kennesaw State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 7.65% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $19,297. Off-campus living costs are increased by 7.65% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Kennesaw State University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2016-2017$11,467$6,746$11,467$6,746
2017-2018$11,467$6,459$11,467$6,459
2018-2019$11,467$6,459$11,467$6,459
2019-2020$12,947$6,350$12,947$6,350
For academic year 2019-2020, 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 increased by 2.01% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Kennesaw State University
Georgia ResidentsOut-of-State
2016-2017$263$951
2017-2018$270$975
2018-2019$290$1,045
2019-2020$296$1,066

Graduate Programs at KSU

Kennesaw State University offers 76 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, 1,156 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 Degree4320852
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship12837
Post Bachelor's Degree13786
Post Master's Degree87181
Total76421,156

Kennesaw State University offers 76 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,156 students have completed their studies.
  • 852 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 86 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 181 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 0 completers-
Architecture0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 5 completers-
African Studies0-
American/United States Studies/Civilization5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 5 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Mass Communication/Media Studies5-
Communication and Media Studies (other)0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 116 completers$69,200
Computer and Information Sciences0$69,200
Information Technology79-
Information Science/Studies17-
Computer Science20-
Education [+] (20 completers) 228 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration16$49,000
Administration of Special Education9-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)5-
Educational/Instructional Technology61$52,100
Special Education and Teaching0-
Elementary Education and Teaching66-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching6-
Secondary Education and Teaching46-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)7-
Reading Teacher Education4-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor8-
Engineering [+] (10 completers) 37 completers-
Engineering0-
Civil Engineering6-
Computer Software Engineering13-
Mechanical Engineering0-
Systems Engineering17-
Engineering (other)1-
Engineering Technology [+] (3 completers) 21 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Quality Control Technology/Technician21-
English Language And Literature [+] 15 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Creative Writing15-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences14-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 24 completers-
Mathematics0-
Statistics24$73,000
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 18 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution18$56,300
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 20 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science20-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry1-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Psychology0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 1 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration1-
Human Services [+] 49 completers-
0-
Public Administration15$41,600
Social Work34$39,200
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
Social Sciences0-
International Relations and Affairs7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Informatics0-
Nursing Administration7-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing21-
Business [+] 260 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management199$89,300
Accounting53$59,200
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies0$70,000
Construction Management8-
Total852
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (8 completers) 19 completers-
Administration of Special Education0-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision6-
Educational/Instructional Technology0$60,700
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching3-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels1-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)9-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Mathematics and Statistics (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 6 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Science3-
Business [+] 9 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management9-
Total37
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization0-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 16 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (other)16-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 55 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Technology43-
Computer Science11-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance1-
Engineering [+] (4 completers) 7 completers-
Engineering0-
Computer Software Engineering3-
Systems Engineering4-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Quality Control Technology/Technician0-
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields (other)0-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] (2 completers) 4 completers-
Philosophy0-
Ethics4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Visual Communications0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician4-
Total86
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 181 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction30-
Administration of Special Education4-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision45-
Educational/Instructional Technology89-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching1-
Secondary Education and Teaching12-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Total181

Graduate Student Population at KSU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 3,146 students enrolled into Kennesaw State University graduate schools where it has total 35,420 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 975 full-time and 2,171 part-time students. By gender, 1,244 male and 1,902 female students are attending Kennesaw State University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Kennesaw State University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Kennesaw State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,1461,2441,902
Full-time975376599
Part-tme2,1718681,303
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Kennesaw State University.
There are 1,647 White (52.35%), 744 Black/African American (23.65%), 164 Hispanic (5.21%), 186 Asian (5.91%), and 405 students with other races. 184 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Kennesaw State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,1461,2441,902
American Indian/Native American514
Asian1869294
Black/African American744272472
Hispanic1646995
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White1,6476401,007
Two More682939
Un-Known1455491
Non-resident Alien1848698
Kennesaw State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,627 graduate students (51.72% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 344 graduate students (10.93% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Kennesaw State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Kennesaw State University
Number of Students
Total3,146
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,627
Enrolled Some Online Courses344
Not in Online Courses1,175
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Kennesaw State University. 399 students are aged 20 to 24 (12.68% of total students), 266 students are aged above 50 (8.46%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Kennesaw State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Kennesaw State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,1461,2441,902
Age 20-211239
Age 22-24387141246
Age 25-29855327528
Age 30-34606274332
Age 35-39443180263
Age 40-49577215362
Age 50-6424091149
Over 64261313

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