Northeastern State University Graduate School

Northeastern State University (referred to as NSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tahlequah, OK.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of NSU is $5,552 for Oklahoma residents and $11,537 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,460 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,702 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Northeastern State University (referred to as NSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tahlequah, OK.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1949 - Current[Estimated Date]).
NSU Directory Information
School NameNortheastern State University (NSU)
Address600 N Grand, Tahlequah, OK 74464-2399
Phone918-456-5511
Webhttps://www.nsuok.edu
Online Applicationhttps://offices.nsuok.edu/admissions/Apply.aspx
Financial Infohttps://offices.nsuok.edu/financialaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of NSU is $5,552 for Oklahoma residents and $11,537 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,460 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,702 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 113 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 45 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,537
$5,552 for Oklahoma Residents
Student Population1,460
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs113 graduate programs
(45 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at NSU is $5,552 for Oklahoma residents and $11,537 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $267 for Oklahoma residents and $595 for out-of-state students.
NSU offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Oklahoma Residents$5,552
Out-of-State$11,537
Tuition per Credit Hour
Oklahoma Residents$267
Out-of-State$595
NSU 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, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)45 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Northeastern State University is $5,552 for Oklahoma residents and $11,537 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.50% 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
Oklahoma ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$4,230$673$9,518$673
2019-2020$4,500$601$9,999$601
2020-2021$4,500$601$9,999$601
2021-2022$4,581$669$10,242$669
2022-2023$4,802$669$10,697$669
2023-2024$5,018$534$11,003$534
The graduate school tuition & fees of NSU is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Oklahoma. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,802 and the Oklahoma graduate tuition is $15,394 (public) / $12,284 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Northeastern State University$5,552$11,537
All Graduate Schools$16,068$19,802
Public$11,516$20,721
Private$19,930
Oklahoma Graduate Schools$10,018$14,145
Public$7,042$15,394
Private$12,284
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $18,442 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at NSU.
On-campus living costs are increased by 22.39% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $19,490. Off-campus living costs are increased by 26.61% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$7,638$2,068$6,652$6,110
2019-2020$8,074$2,168$6,842$6,358
2020-2021$7,990$2,256$7,108$6,602
2021-2022$8,120$2,640$7,792$6,820
2022-2023$8,292$2,750$8,140$7,254
2023-2024$10,494$3,020$11,542$7,948
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $271 for Oklahoma residents and $604 for other students at Northeastern State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.51% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Oklahoma ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$272$566
2019-2020$283$589
2020-2021$250$556
2021-2022$255$569
2022-2023$267$595
2023-2024$271$604
The following table shows the tuition & fees for medical school at NSU.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Northeastern State University
Oklahoma ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Optometry$20,175$1,597$40,225$1,597

Graduate Programs at NSU

Northeastern State University offers 41 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, 519 students have completed their study at Northeastern State University.
Offered Degrees at Northeastern State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree2513442
Doctor's degree - other1028
Post Bachelor's Degree111133
Post Master's Degree4216
Total4126519
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Northeastern State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education program with 23 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 67 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Optometry program with 28 completers.
Northeastern State University offers 41 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 519 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 442 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 28 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 33 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 16 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 [+] (1 completers) 6 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7-
Education [+] (7 completers) 133 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction17-
Educational Leadership and Administration22$43,100
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration9-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism14-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching6-
Mathematics Teacher Education8-
Reading Teacher Education41-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education16-
Engineering Technology [+] --
Engineering/Industrial Management--
English Language and Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Library Science [+] (1 completers) 24 completers-
Library and Information Science24-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 6 completers-
Natural Sciences6-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 6 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science6-
Psychology [+] 37 completers-
Counseling Psychology37-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 28 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration28-
Human Services [+] 25 completers-
Social Work25-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 86 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist23-
Physician Assistant--
Public Health3-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist19-
Nursing Education41-
Business [+] 78 completers-
Business Administration and Management67$63,400
Accounting and Finance11-
Total442
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Optometry28-
Total28
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 23 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction--
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education23-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) --
Public Health--
Business [+] 8 completers-
Business Administration and Management8-
Total33
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 14 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration13-
Reading Teacher Education1-
Library Science [+] 2 completers-
Library and Information Science2-
Total16

Graduate Student Population at NSU

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 1,460 students enrolled into Northeastern State University graduate schools where it has total 6,702 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 643 full-time and 817 part-time graduate students. By gender, 366 male and 1,094 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
Total1,4603661,094
Full-time643172471
Part-tme817194623
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 834 White (57.12%), 64 Black/African American (4.38%), 72 Hispanic (4.93%), 33 Asian (2.26%), and 457 students with other races. 23 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,4603661,094
American Indian/Native American26756211
Asian33825
Black/African American641648
Hispanic721755
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander422
White834215619
Two More14838110
Un-Known15312
Non-resident Alien231112
Northeastern State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 784 graduate students (53.70% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 333 graduate students (22.81% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,460
Enrolled Online Exclusively784
Enrolled Some Online Courses333
Not in Online Courses343
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Northeastern State University. 341 students are aged 20 to 24 (23.36% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.07%), 143 students are aged above 50 (9.79%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Northeastern State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,4603661,094
Age 18-19110
Age 20-2114212
Age 22-2432782245
Age 25-2933395238
Age 30-3418746141
Age 35-3919449145
Age 40-4926157204
Age 50-6413732105
Over 64624

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