Messiah University Graduate School

Messiah University (referred to as Messiah) is a Private, 4 years school located in Mechanicsburg, PA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Messiah is $13,230 in average. The school has 736 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,231 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Messiah University (referred to as Messiah) is a Private, 4 years school located in Mechanicsburg, PA.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1963 - Current).
Messiah Directory Information
School NameMessiah University (Messiah)
AddressOne University Avenue, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Phone717-766-2511
Webhttps://www.messiah.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.messiah.edu/applynow
Financial Infohttps://www.messiah.edu/info/21085/financial_aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Messiah is $13,230 in average. The school has 736 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,231 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 133 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 22 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$13,230
Student Population736
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs133 graduate programs
(22 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Messiah is $13,230 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $735.
Messiah offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$13,230
Required Fees$0
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$735
Messiah 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 are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)22 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Messiah University is $13,230. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.38% 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$11,880$180
2019-2020$12,420-
2020-2021$12,780-
2021-2022$13,050-
2022-2023$13,230-
The graduate school tuition & fees of Messiah is inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Pennsylvania. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Pennsylvania graduate tuition is $25,590 (public) / $20,439 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Messiah University$13,230
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Pennsylvania Graduate Schools$19,660$21,495
Public$18,466$25,590
Private$20,439
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $15,320 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Messiah.
On-campus living costs are increased by 3.83% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,320. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.15% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$10,520$2,320$10,520$3,380
2019-2020$10,580$2,400$10,580$3,800
2020-2021$10,900$2,350$10,900$3,460
2021-2022$11,220$2,370$11,220$3,490
2022-2023$11,560$2,550$11,560$3,760
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $735 at Messiah University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.38% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$660
2019-2020$690
2020-2021$710
2021-2022$725
2022-2023$735

Graduate Programs at Messiah

Messiah University offers 45 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, 302 students have completed their study at Messiah University.
Offered Degrees at Messiah University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree127208
Doctor's degree - other2044
Post Bachelor's Degree27830
Post Master's Degree4320
Total4518302
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Messiah University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other) program with 16 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other) program with 70 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 36 completers.
Messiah University offers 45 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 302 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 208 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 44 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 30 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 20 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 33 completers-
Education16-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration17-
Music Teacher Education--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management7-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 36 completers-
Music Performance36-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (3 completers) 110 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1-
Athletic Training/Trainer--
Occupational Therapy/Therapist28-
Nursing Practice11-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)70$37,800
Business [+] 22 completers-
Business Administration and Management19-
Organizational Leadership3-
Total208
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 44 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist36-
Nursing Practice8-
Total44
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 4 completers-
Education4-
Music Teacher Education--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) --
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--
Business [+] 2 completers-
Business Administration and Management1-
Organizational Leadership1-
Total30
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 4 completers-
Music Performance4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)16-
Total20

Graduate Student Population at Messiah

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 736 students enrolled into Messiah University graduate schools where it has total 3,231 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 269 full-time and 467 part-time graduate students. By gender, 220 male and 516 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
Total736220516
Full-time26960209
Part-tme467160307
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 578 White (78.53%), 49 Black/African American (6.66%), 41 Hispanic (5.57%), 22 Asian (2.99%), and 46 students with other races. 16 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total736220516
American Indian/Native American110
Asian22616
Black/African American491435
Hispanic411031
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White578173405
Two More25817
Un-Known422
Non-resident Alien16610
Messiah University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 432 graduate students (58.70% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 70 graduate students (9.51% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total736
Enrolled Online Exclusively432
Enrolled Some Online Courses70
Not in Online Courses234
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Messiah University. 208 students are aged 20 to 24 (28.26% of total students), 45 students are aged above 50 (6.11%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Messiah University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total736220516
Age 20-21808
Age 22-2420057143
Age 25-2922276146
Age 30-34952570
Age 35-39753144
Age 40-49911873
Age 50-64411229
Over 64413

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