West Virginia University Graduate School

West Virginia University (referred to as West Virginia) is a Public, 4 years school located in Morgantown, WV.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of West Virginia is $10,908 for West Virginia residents and $28,260 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,682 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 24,741 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

West Virginia University (referred to as West Virginia) is a Public, 4 years school located in Morgantown, WV.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1930 - Current[Estimated Date]).
West Virginia Directory Information
School NameWest Virginia University (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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of West Virginia is $10,908 for West Virginia residents and $28,260 for out-of-state students. The school has 5,682 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 24,741 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 245 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,260
$10,908 for West Virginia Residents
Student Population5,682
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs245 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at West Virginia is $10,908 for West Virginia residents and $28,260 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $589 for West Virginia residents and $1,525 for out-of-state students.
West Virginia offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
West Virginia Residents$10,908
Out-of-State$28,260
Tuition per Credit Hour
West Virginia Residents$589
Out-of-State$1,525
West Virginia 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, on-campus daycare for students' children 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
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of West Virginia University is $10,908 for West Virginia residents and $28,260 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.95% 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
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$9,990-$25,776-
2019-2020$10,134-$26,154-
2020-2021$10,134-$26,154-
2021-2022$10,332-$26,676-
2022-2023$10,602-$27,450-
2023-2024$10,908-$28,260-
The graduate school tuition & fees of West Virginia is expensive compared to public graduate schools in West Virginia. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,793 and the West Virginia graduate tuition is $18,337 (public) / $12,797 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
West Virginia University$10,908$28,260
All Graduate Schools$16,068$19,793
Public$11,516$20,721
Private$19,916
West Virginia Graduate Schools$11,337$15,027
Public$10,113$18,337
Private$12,797
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $17,046 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at West Virginia.
On-campus living costs are increased by 16.61% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,870. Off-campus living costs are increased by 5.49% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2021-2022$10,948$3,250$8,580$3,250
2022-2023$11,618$3,000$9,200$3,000
2023-2024$13,876$3,170$9,700$3,170
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $606 for West Virginia residents and $1,570 for other students at West Virginia University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.95% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$555$1,432
2019-2020$563$1,453
2020-2021$563$1,453
2021-2022$574$1,482
2022-2023$589$1,525
2023-2024$606$1,570
The law school tuition at West Virginia University is $26,640 for West Virginia residents and $43,488 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $23,652 for West Virginia residents and $45,522 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school and medical school at West Virginia.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at West Virginia University
West Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Dentistry$26,676$1,368$59,256$1,368
Medicine$22,284$1,368$44,154$1,368
Pharmacy$22,266$1,368$44,460$1,368
Law$25,272$1,368$42,120$1,368

Graduate Programs at West Virginia

West Virginia University offers 151 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, 2,096 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 Degree9801,502
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship430199
Doctor's degree - other100395
Total15102,096
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at West Virginia University by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Physical Education Teaching and Coaching program with 172 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 105 completers.
West Virginia University offers 151 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 2,096 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,502 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 [+] 17 completers-
Agricultural Economics--
Animal Sciences12-
Agronomy and Crop Science5-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 23 completers-
Environmental Studies6-
Natural Resource Economics--
Forestry7-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management10-
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
Landscape Architecture1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 227 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric47-
Journalism14-
Communication Management and Strategic Communications166-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Computer Science15-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance28-
Education [+] 257 completers$39,300
Education17$39,300
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration22-
Educational/Instructional Technology4-
Special Education and Teaching6$40,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services22$38,300
Agricultural Teacher Education-$39,200
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching172-
Reading Teacher Education14-
Engineering [+] 89 completers-
Engineering1-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering7-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1-
Chemical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering13-
Computer Software Engineering12-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering12-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3-
Materials Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering10-
Mining and Mineral Engineering6-
Petroleum Engineering7-
Systems Engineering1-
Industrial Engineering11-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 22 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures--
Linguistics9-
Applied Linguistics11-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
Work and Family Studies [+] --
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management--
English Language and Literature [+] 17 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Creative Writing9-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing1-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] --
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Biomedical Sciences4-
Genetics2-
Reproductive Biology--
Exercise Physiology9-
Biostatistics2-
Epidemiology9-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 7 completers-
Mathematics7-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 1 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management1-
Physical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Chemistry3-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Physics9-
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
Psychology12-
Educational Psychology2-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 32 completers-
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation29-
Forensic Science and Technology3-
Human Services [+] 89 completers-
Public Administration26-
Social Work63$38,900
Social Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics11-
Geography8-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 18 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts1-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts2-
Art/Art Studies3-
Music5-
Music History, Literature, and Theory--
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1-
Music Management6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 235 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist38-
Dental Clinical Sciences8-
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist--
Health and Medical Administrative Services (other)21-
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant16-
Physician Assistant24-
Athletic Training/Trainer4-
Medical Scientist10-
Public Health7$48,300
Health Services Administration11-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist41-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor19-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse36$94,500
Business [+] 262 completers$80,800
Business/Commerce85$80,800
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)57-
Accounting33$53,400
Business/Managerial Economics--
Finance23-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration34$76,000
Management Science30-
History [+] 10 completers-
History10-
Total1,502
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 6 completers-
Animal Sciences5-
Plant Sciences1-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Natural Resource Economics2-
Forest Sciences and Biology3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer Science4-
Education [+] 4 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration4-
Engineering [+] 41 completers-
Engineering41-
English Language and Literature [+] 2 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences4-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology1-
Immunology4-
Genetics1-
Cell Physiology2-
Reproductive Biology1-
Exercise Physiology3-
Oncology and Cancer Biology3-
Epidemiology1-
Neuroscience2-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 10 completers-
Mathematics10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 3 completers-
Sustainability Studies3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 1 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science1-
Physical Sciences [+] 31 completers-
Chemistry16-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Physics14-
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
Psychology8-
Counseling Psychology6-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 3 completers-
Forensic Science and Technology3-
Social Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics4-
Geography3-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology2-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Music9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders3-
Medical Scientist1-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design2-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics1-
Public Health3-
Nursing Science3-
Business [+] 11 completers-
Business Administration and Management11-
Business/Managerial Economics--
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total199
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 16 completers-
Education12-
Educational/Instructional Technology4-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching--
Legal Studies [+] 105 completers-
Law105-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 274 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist10-
Dentistry44-
Medicine103-
Pharmacy76-
Physical Therapy/Therapist39-
Nursing Practice2-
Total395

Graduate Student Population at West Virginia

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 5,682 students enrolled into West Virginia University graduate schools where it has total 24,741 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 4,142 full-time and 1,540 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,508 male and 3,174 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
Total5,6822,5083,174
Full-time4,1421,8442,298
Part-tme1,540664876
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,098 White (72.12%), 234 Black/African American (4.12%), 204 Hispanic (3.59%), 178 Asian (3.13%), and 968 students with other races. 747 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6822,5083,174
American Indian/Native American431
Asian17877101
Black/African American234104130
Hispanic20495109
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander220
White4,0981,7392,359
Two More1626498
Un-Known532132
Non-resident Alien747403344
West Virginia University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,631 graduate students (28.70% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 608 graduate students (10.70% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total5,682
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,631
Enrolled Some Online Courses608
Not in Online Courses3,443
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at West Virginia University. 2,222 students are aged 20 to 24 (39.11% of total students), 149 students are aged above 50 (2.62%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at West Virginia University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,6822,5083,174
Age 20-211133281
Age 22-242,1098411,268
Age 25-291,804834970
Age 30-34746388358
Age 35-39362182180
Age 40-49399160239
Age 50-641376572
Over 641266

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