Palo Alto University Graduate School

Palo Alto University (referred to as Palo Alto) is a Private, 4 years school located in Palo Alto, CA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Palo Alto is $47,668 in average. The school has 1,097 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,129 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Palo Alto University (referred to as Palo Alto) is a Private, 4 years school located in Palo Alto, CA.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (6/30/1986 - Current).
Palo Alto Directory Information
School NamePalo Alto University (Palo Alto)
Address1791 Arastradero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1337
Phone800-818-6136
Webhttps://www.paloaltou.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.paloaltou.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.paloaltou.edu/admissions/admissions-resources/financial-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Palo Alto is $47,668 in average. The school has 1,097 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,129 including undergraduate students.Among them, 4 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$47,668
Student Population1,097
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs6 graduate programs
(4 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Palo Alto is $47,668 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $767.
Palo Alto offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$44,230
Required Fees$3,438
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$767
Palo Alto 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 are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)4 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Weekend/evening college
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Palo Alto University is $47,668. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 45.57% 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$24,045$1,571
2019-2020$22,184$1,462
2020-2021$30,116$2,225
2021-2022$30,476$2,270
2022-2023$44,230$3,438
The graduate school tuition & fees of Palo Alto is very expensive compared to private graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the California graduate tuition is $21,739 (public) / $23,972 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Palo Alto University$47,668
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
California Graduate Schools$19,794$22,593
Public$11,472$21,739
Private$23,972
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $767 at Palo Alto University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -14.40% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$594
2019-2020$686
2020-2021$760
2021-2022$896
2022-2023$767

Graduate Programs at Palo Alto

Palo Alto University offers 4 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 315 students have completed their study at Palo Alto University.
Offered Degrees at Palo Alto University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree33193
Doctor's degree - other10122
Total43315
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Palo Alto University by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling program with 100 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Clinical Psychology program with 122 completers.
Palo Alto University offers 4 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 315 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 193 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 122 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 93 completers-
Psychology26-
Clinical Psychology67$49,800
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 100 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling100-
Total193
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 122 completers-
Clinical Psychology122$63,500
Total122

Graduate Student Population at Palo Alto

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 1,097 students enrolled into Palo Alto University graduate schools where it has total 1,129 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 861 full-time and 236 part-time graduate students. By gender, 162 male and 935 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
Total1,097162935
Full-time861122739
Part-tme23640196
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 506 White (46.13%), 44 Black/African American (4.01%), 205 Hispanic (18.69%), 136 Asian (12.40%), and 206 students with other races. 94 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,097162935
American Indian/Native American101
Asian13619117
Black/African American441034
Hispanic20530175
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White50679427
Two More61853
Un-Known47542
Non-resident Alien941084
Palo Alto University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 474 graduate students (43.21% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively . The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,097
Enrolled Online Exclusively474
Enrolled Some Online Courses0
Not in Online Courses623

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