Palo Alto University Graduate Schools

Palo Alto University (referred to as Palo Alto) is a Private, 4 years school located in Palo Alto, CA. It is classified as a Other health professions school school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The graduate school tuition & fees at Palo Alto University is $32,341 in average. The school has 1,087 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,163 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. It is classified as a Other health professions school school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
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 graduate school tuition & fees at Palo Alto University is $32,341 in average. The school has 1,087 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,163 including undergraduate students.Among them, 5 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$32,341
Student Population1,087
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs6 graduate programs
(5 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Palo Alto University is $32,341 in average for the academic year 2020-2021.
Palo Alto University offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including tuition guarantee, prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Palo Alto 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 its campus, remedial services, academic/career services are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)5 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Weekend/evening college
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services

Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

The graduate school tuition & fees of Palo Alto University is $32,341. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 36.77% compared to previous academic year.
The school is active, but the current year tuition data is not available. The tuition & other costs are based on 2020-2021 data.
Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$21,227$1,392
2018-2019$24,045$1,571
2019-2020$22,184$1,462
2020-2021$30,116$2,225
The graduate school tuition & fees of Palo Alto is expensive compared to private graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the California graduate tuition is $21,757 (public) / $23,779 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Palo Alto University$32,341
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
California Graduate Schools$19,824$22,206
Public$11,486$21,757
Private$23,779
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $760 at Palo Alto University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 10.79% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$657
2018-2019$594
2019-2020$686
2020-2021$760

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, 314 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 Degree33207
Doctor's degree - other10107
Total43314
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Palo Alto University by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Clinical Psychology program with 116 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Clinical Psychology program with 107 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 314 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 207 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 107 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 107 completers-
Psychology10-
Clinical Psychology97$49,800
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 100 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling100-
Total207
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 107 completers-
Clinical Psychology107$63,500
Total107

Graduate Student Population at Palo Alto

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,087 students enrolled into Palo Alto University graduate schools where it has total 1,163 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 805 full-time and 282 part-time graduate students. By gender, 206 male and 881 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
Total1,087206881
Full-time805165640
Part-tme28241241
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 556 White (51.15%), 50 Black/African American (4.60%), 56 Hispanic (5.15%), 48 Asian (4.42%), and 377 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,087206881
American Indian/Native American202
Asian481335
Black/African American501436
Hispanic561640
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander110
White556112444
Two More32543282
Un-Known49742
Non-resident Alien000
Palo Alto University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 398 graduate students (36.61% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 92 graduate students (8.46% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,087
Enrolled Online Exclusively398
Enrolled Some Online Courses92
Not in Online Courses597

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