Piedmont University Graduate School

Piedmont University (referred to as Piedmont) is a Private, 4 years school located in Demorest, GA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Piedmont is $11,672 in average. The school has 598 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,843 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Piedmont University (referred to as Piedmont) is a Private, 4 years school located in Demorest, GA.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1965 - Current).
Piedmont Directory Information
School NamePiedmont University (Piedmont)
Address1021 Central Ave, Demorest, GA 30535-0010
Phone706-778-3000
Webhttps://www.piedmont.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.piedmont.edu/admission-aid/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.piedmont.edu/admission-aid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Piedmont is $11,672 in average. The school has 598 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,843 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 90 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 5 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,672
Student Population598
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs90 graduate programs
(5 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Piedmont is $11,672 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $624.
Piedmont offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$11,232
Required Fees$440
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$624
Piedmont 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)5 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • 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 Piedmont University is $11,672. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.92% 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$9,738$200
2019-2020$10,134$200
2020-2021$10,440$220
2021-2022$10,800$220
2022-2023$11,232$440
The graduate school tuition & fees of Piedmont is relatively inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Georgia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Georgia graduate tuition is $18,795 (public) / $15,304 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Piedmont University$11,672
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Georgia Graduate Schools$12,353$16,610
Public$6,888$18,795
Private$15,304
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $15,192 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Piedmont.
On-campus living costs are increased by 7.82% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,706. Off-campus living costs are increased by 8.86% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$10,168$2,890$9,200$2,890
2019-2020$10,524$2,890$9,700$2,890
2020-2021$10,850$2,890$9,700$2,890
2021-2022$11,200$2,890$9,700$2,890
2022-2023$11,562$3,630$10,076$3,630
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $624 at Piedmont University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.00% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$541
2019-2020$563
2020-2021$580
2021-2022$600
2022-2023$624

Graduate Programs at Piedmont

Piedmont University offers 27 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, 590 students have completed their study at Piedmont University.
Offered Degrees at Piedmont University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree200199
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship2019
Post Master's Degree55372
Total275590
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Piedmont University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Curriculum and Instruction program with 354 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Elementary Education and Teaching program with 87 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Curriculum and Instruction program with 19 completers.
Piedmont University offers 27 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 590 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 199 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 372 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 184 completers-
Education1-
Curriculum and Instruction-$59,200
Educational/Instructional Technology3-
Special Education and Teaching14-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented5-
Special Education and Teaching (other)--
Elementary Education and Teaching87-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching9-
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Art Teacher Education11-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education19-
Mathematics Teacher Education15-
Music Teacher Education--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education11-
History Teacher Education9-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] --
Natural Sciences--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Health and Wellness4-
Athletic Training/Trainer2-
Business [+] 9 completers-
Business Administration and Management9$41,300
Total199
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 19 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction19-
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Total19
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 372 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction354-
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Educational/Instructional Technology5-
Art Teacher Education7-
Music Teacher Education6-
Total372

Graduate Student Population at Piedmont

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 598 students enrolled into Piedmont University graduate schools where it has total 1,843 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 131 full-time and 467 part-time graduate students. By gender, 139 male and 459 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
Total598139459
Full-time1313398
Part-tme467106361
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 419 White (70.07%), 139 Black/African American (23.24%), 18 Hispanic (3.01%), 4 Asian (0.67%), and 18 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total598139459
American Indian/Native American211
Asian404
Black/African American1394099
Hispanic18513
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White41990329
Two More000
Un-Known16313
Non-resident Alien000
Piedmont University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 492 graduate students (82.27% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 70 graduate students (11.71% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total598
Enrolled Online Exclusively492
Enrolled Some Online Courses70
Not in Online Courses36
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Piedmont University. 44 students are aged 20 to 24 (7.36% of total students), 81 students are aged above 50 (13.55%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Piedmont University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total598139459
Age 20-21211
Age 22-24421428
Age 25-291182989
Age 30-341072384
Age 35-39942668
Age 40-4915430124
Age 50-64811665

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