West Virginia University Graduate Schools

West Virginia University (referred to as West Virginia) is a Public, 4 years school located in Morgantown, WV. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 graduate school tuition & fees at West Virginia University is $10,134 for West Virginia residents and $26,154 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,709 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 26,864 including undergraduate students.

West Virginia University Graduate School Overview

West Virginia University (referred to as West Virginia) is a Public, 4 years school located in Morgantown, WV. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
West Virginia University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1930 - Current[Estimated Date]).
West Virginia University Directory Information
School NameWest Virginia University (referred to as West Virginia)
AddressPO Box 6201, Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone304-293-0111
Webhttps://www.wvu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.wvu.edu/how-to-apply
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.wvu.edu
The 2021 graduate school tuition & fees at West Virginia University is $10,134 for West Virginia residents and $26,154 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,709 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 26,864 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 134 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 21 programs are available online classes.
West Virginia Graduate School 2021 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$26,154
$10,134 for West Virginia Residents
Student Population5,709
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs134 graduate programs
(21 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at West Virginia University is $10,134 for West Virginia residents and $26,154 for out-of-state students for academic year 2020-2021. The tuition per credit hour is $563 for West Virginia residents and $1,453 for out-of-state students. West Virginia University offers the alternative tuition plans.
West Virginia 2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
West Virginia Residents$10,134
Out-of-State$26,154
Tuition per Credit Hour
West Virginia Residents$563
Out-of-State$1,453
West Virginia 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 West Virginia University 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 at West Virginia
Distance Learning (Online Classes)21 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

West Virginia University 2021 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2020-2021, the graduate school tuition & fees of West Virginia University is $10,134 for West Virginia residents and $26,154 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & fees at West Virginia University
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016-2017$9,000-$23,238-
2017-2018$9,450-$24,390-
2018-2019$9,990-$25,776-
2019-2020$10,134-$26,154-
2020-2021$10,134-$26,154-
For academic year 2020-2021, the living costs are $14,198 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at West Virginia University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.79% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $11,830. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.41% compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Living Costs at West Virginia University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2016-2017$10,218$2,620$8,340$2,620
2017-2018$10,576$2,620$8,340$2,620
2018-2019$10,918$2,620$8,340$2,620
2019-2020$11,062$2,750$8,580$2,750
2020-2021$10,948$3,250$8,580$3,250
For academic year 2020-2021, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $563 for West Virginia residents and $1,453 for other students at West Virginia University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2020-2021 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour West Virginia University
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
2016-2017$500$1,291
2017-2018$525$1,355
2018-2019$555$1,432
2019-2020$563$1,453
2020-2021$563$1,453

Graduate Programs at West Virginia

West Virginia University offers 138 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,060 students have completed their study at West Virginia University.
Offered Degrees at West Virginia University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree87181,475
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship411190
Doctor's degree - other101395
Total138202,060

West Virginia University offers 138 programs through Master's, Doctorate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,060 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,475 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 395 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 27 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management0-
Agricultural Economics6-
Animal Sciences17-
Plant Sciences (other)4-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 15 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Studies0-
Natural Resource Economics0-
Forestry7-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management8-
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
0-
Landscape Architecture1-
Communication and Journalism [+] (4 completers) 201 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism6-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication (other)153-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)42-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science14-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] (11 completers) 327 completers$39,300
Education108$39,300
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration15-
Educational/Instructional Technology16-
Special Education and Teaching71$40,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services25$38,300
Agricultural Teacher Education2$39,200
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching74-
Reading Teacher Education16-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 123 completers-
Engineering1-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering7-
Chemical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering22-
Computer Software Engineering15-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering16-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering11-
Materials Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering14-
Mining and Mineral Engineering3-
Petroleum Engineering16-
Systems Engineering1-
Industrial Engineering11-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 37 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures37-
Legal Studies [+] (2 completers) 15 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)15-
English Language And Literature [+] 12 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Creative Writing7-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing2-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 0 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biomedical Sciences1-
Genetics2-
Reproductive Biology1-
Exercise Physiology10-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 19 completers-
Mathematics8-
Statistics11-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 2 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management2-
Physical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry2-
Geology/Earth Science6-
Physics10-
Psychology [+] 20 completers-
Psychology16-
Educational Psychology4-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 30 completers-
0-
Forensic Science and Technology7-
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation23-
Human Services [+] 95 completers-
0-
Public Administration24-
Social Work71$38,900
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geography3-
Political Science and Government5-
Sociology4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] (2 completers) 30 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts6-
Design and Applied Arts (other)1-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts9-
Art/Art Studies6-
Music4-
Music History, Literature, and Theory1-
Music Management3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (6 completers) 213 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist23-
Dental Clinical Sciences7-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist0-
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant14-
Medical Scientist5-
Public Health38$48,300
Occupational Therapy/Therapist39-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor25-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse38$94,500
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)24-
Business [+] (5 completers) 227 completers$80,800
Business/Commerce109$80,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)42-
Accounting23$53,400
Business/Managerial Economics1-
Finance5-
Labor and Industrial Relations29-
Management Science18-
History [+] 18 completers-
History18-
Total1,475
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management0-
Animal Sciences (other)0-
Plant Sciences0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 7 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Natural Resource Economics1-
Forest Sciences and Biology6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science1-
Education [+] 5 completers-
Education0-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Education (other)5-
Engineering [+] 38 completers-
Engineering38-
English Language And Literature [+] 4 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology1-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences (other)3-
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology (other)1-
Genetics3-
Cell Physiology1-
Reproductive Biology0-
Exercise Physiology4-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 10 completers-
Mathematics9-
Mathematics and Statistics1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 5 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)5-
Physical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry12-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Physics8-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology12-
Counseling Psychology1-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 0 completers-
0-
Forensic Science and Technology0-
Social Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geography1-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 14 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 18 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders0-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design4-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics4-
Public Health9-
Nursing Science1-
Business [+] 20 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management12-
Business/Managerial Economics8-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total190
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Legal Studies [+] 97 completers-
Law97-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 283 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist7-
Dentistry55-
Medicine100-
Pharmacy78-
Physical Therapy/Therapist40-
Nursing Practice3-
Total395

Graduate Student Population at West Virginia

For academic year 2020-2021, total 5,774 students enrolled into West Virginia University graduate schools where it has total 26,864 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 4,216 full-time and 1,558 part-time students. By gender, 2,617 male and 3,157 female students are attending West Virginia University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for West Virginia University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
West Virginia University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,7742,6173,157
Full-time4,2161,9392,277
Part-tme1,558678880
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at West Virginia University.
There are 4,317 White (74.77%), 217 Black/African American (3.76%), 183 Hispanic (3.17%), 202 Asian (3.50%), and 855 students with other races. 666 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at West Virginia University
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,7742,6173,157
American Indian/Native American541
Asian20287115
Black/African American217109108
Hispanic1838895
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander541
White4,3171,8722,445
Two More1456877
Un-Known341618
Non-resident Alien666369297
West Virginia University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,266 graduate students (39.24% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 2,423 graduate students (41.96% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for West Virginia University.
Distance Learning Student Population at West Virginia University
Number of Students
Total5,774
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,266
Enrolled Some Online Courses2,423
Not in Online Courses1,085

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Iowa State University (ISU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Ames, IA. The 2021 graduate program tuition & fees is $10,990 for Iowa residents and $25,952 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,371 and it offers total 237 graduate programs(26 online programs).
University of Kansas (KU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lawrence, KS. The 2021 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,045 for Kansas residents and $25,007 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,094 and it offers total 260 graduate programs(31 online programs).
Kansas State University (K-State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Manhattan, KS. The 2021 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,277 for Kansas residents and $24,115 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,352 and it offers total 158 graduate programs(53 online programs).
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (Oklahoma State University-Main Campus) is a Public, 4 years school located in Stillwater, OK. The 2021 graduate program tuition & fees is $8,460 for Oklahoma residents and $23,963 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 4,093 and it offers total 148 graduate programs(39 online programs).
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (OU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Norman, OK. The 2021 graduate program tuition & fees is $8,577 for Oklahoma residents and $23,236 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,412 and it offers total 169 graduate programs(29 online programs).
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (Pitt) is a Public, 4 years school located in Pittsburgh, PA. The 2021 graduate program tuition & fees is $24,480 for Pennsylvania residents and $40,848 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 9,343 and it offers total 277 graduate programs(19 online programs).
Baylor University (Baylor) is a Private, 4 years school located in Waco, TX. The 2021 graduate program tuition & fees is $35,514 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,029 and it offers total 96 graduate programs(3 online programs).
The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) is a Public, 4 years school located in Austin, TX. The 2021 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,998 for Texas residents and $22,966 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 11,028 and it offers total 211 graduate programs.
Texas Christian University (TCU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Fort Worth, TX. The 2021 graduate program tuition & fees is $30,828 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,473 and it offers total 78 graduate programs(5 online programs).
Texas Tech University (Texas Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lubbock, TX. The 2021 graduate program tuition & fees is $8,181 for Texas residents and $15,651 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,252 and it offers total 152 graduate programs(43 online programs).

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