Washburn University Graduate School

Washburn University (referred to as Washburn) is a Public, 4 years school located in Topeka, KS.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Washburn is $9,900 for Kansas residents and $19,580 for out-of-state students. The school has 727 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,460 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Washburn University (referred to as Washburn) is a Public, 4 years school located in Topeka, KS.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Washburn Directory Information
School NameWashburn University (Washburn)
Address1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, KS 66621-0001
Phone785-670-1010
Webhttps://www.washburn.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.washburn.edu/admissions/apply.html
Financial Infohttps://www.washburn.edu/admissions/paying-for-college/financial-aid/index.html
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Washburn is $9,900 for Kansas residents and $19,580 for out-of-state students. The school has 727 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,460 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 118 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$19,580
$9,900 for Kansas Residents
Student Population727
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs118 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Washburn is $9,900 for Kansas residents and $19,580 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $445 for Kansas residents and $885 for out-of-state students.
Washburn offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Kansas Residents$9,900
Out-of-State$19,580
Tuition per Credit Hour
Kansas Residents$445
Out-of-State$885
Washburn 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 are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Washburn University is $9,900 for Kansas residents and $19,580 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.37% 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
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$8,888$110$17,930$110
2019-2020$9,306$110$18,788$110
2020-2021$9,416$110$19,096$110
2021-2022$9,526$110$19,206$110
2022-2023$9,790$110$19,470$110
The graduate school tuition & fees of Washburn is average compared to public graduate schools in Kansas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Kansas graduate tuition is $19,074 (public) / $11,074 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Washburn University$9,900$19,580
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Kansas Graduate Schools$10,506$12,913
Public$8,793$19,074
Private$11,074
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $13,259 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Washburn.
On-campus living costs are decreased by -2.10% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,976. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -0.38% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$9,144$3,600$10,993$3,600
2019-2020$9,399$3,600$11,132$3,600
2020-2021$9,715$3,600$12,030$3,600
2021-2022$9,838$3,314$10,716$3,314
2022-2023$10,040$2,836$10,757$3,219
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $445 for Kansas residents and $885 for other students at Washburn University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.96% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$399$810
2019-2020$418$849
2020-2021$428$868
2021-2022$428$868
2022-2023$445$885
The law school tuition at Washburn University is $23,742 for Kansas residents and $36,258 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school at Washburn.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Washburn University
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$23,632$110$36,148$110

Graduate Programs at Washburn

Washburn University offers 25 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, 340 students have completed their study at Washburn University.
Offered Degrees at Washburn University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree170124
Doctor's degree - other20137
Post Bachelor's Degree4035
Post Master's Degree2044
Total250340
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Washburn University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing program with 42 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 47 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 114 completers.
Washburn University offers 25 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 340 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 124 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 137 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 35 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 44 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 9 completers-
Organizational Communication9-
Education [+] 16 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Special Education and Teaching4-
Reading Teacher Education2-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)6-
Legal Studies [+] 4 completers-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies1-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers3-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] --
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] --
Health and Physical Education/Fitness--
Psychology [+] 6 completers-
Psychology6-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 1 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration1-
Human Services [+] 47 completers-
Social Work47$40,700
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling9-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-$97,000
Business [+] 32 completers-
Business Administration and Management22-
Accounting10-
Total124
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 114 completers-
Law114-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Nursing Practice23-
Total137
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling10-
Business --
Total35
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 2 completers-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences --
Total44

Graduate Student Population at Washburn

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 727 students enrolled into Washburn University graduate schools where it has total 5,460 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 472 full-time and 255 part-time graduate students. By gender, 252 male and 475 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
Total727252475
Full-time472198274
Part-tme25554201
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 423 White (58.18%), 38 Black/African American (5.23%), 35 Hispanic (4.81%), 14 Asian (1.93%), and 217 students with other races. 21 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total727252475
American Indian/Native American1019
Asian1477
Black/African American38830
Hispanic351421
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White423168255
Two More17512
Un-Known16937132
Non-resident Alien21129
Washburn University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 155 graduate students (21.32% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 263 graduate students (36.18% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total727
Enrolled Online Exclusively155
Enrolled Some Online Courses263
Not in Online Courses309
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Washburn University. 231 students are aged 20 to 24 (31.77% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.14%), 55 students are aged above 50 (7.57%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Washburn University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total727252475
Age 18-19101
Age 20-211257
Age 22-2421995124
Age 25-2916665101
Age 30-341093871
Age 35-39641549
Age 40-491012477
Age 50-64531043
Over 64202

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