Graduate Schools by State

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Graduate School Statistics By State

In United States, total 2,180 schools out of 6,801 colleges offer graduate programs. The 2021 average graduate tuition & fees is $11,138 for State residents and $18,905 for out-of-state in public schools. In private schools, the average graduate schools is $18,375 for academic year 2020-2021. Total 3,081,917 graduate students are attending graduate schools.
California has the most graduate schools of 226 schools and Wyoming has the lowest number of 1 graduate schools. The graduate tuition of Massachusetts schools is the highest ($24,684) and Wyoming has the cheapest graduate tuition & fees of $6,289. California has the largest number of graduate students of 307,730. Next table shows the graduate school statistics by State for academic year 2020-2021.
2020-2021 Graduate School Statistics By State
StateNumber of SchoolsGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Student PopulationStudent to Faculty Ratio
Alaska 5 Graduate Schools
(10 Total Colleges)
$12,541 Residents
$12,434 Out-of-State
2,191 10.50 to 1
Alabama 32 Graduate Schools
(88 Total Colleges)
$9,480 Residents
$10,388 Out-of-State
48,809 17.13 to 1
Arkansas 20 Graduate Schools
(88 Total Colleges)
$7,565 Residents
$11,458 Out-of-State
20,502 16.59 to 1
Arizona 30 Graduate Schools
(119 Total Colleges)
$11,610 Residents
$15,067 Out-of-State
99,274 17.35 to 1
California 226 Graduate Schools
(721 Total Colleges)
$11,205 Residents
$19,720 Out-of-State
307,730 13.34 to 1
Colorado 38 Graduate Schools
(109 Total Colleges)
$11,111 Residents
$15,231 Out-of-State
60,941 14.97 to 1
Connecticut 24 Graduate Schools
(84 Total Colleges)
$13,497 Residents
$16,881 Out-of-State
36,941 12.10 to 1
District of Columbia 20 Graduate Schools
(25 Total Colleges)
$9,860 Residents
$23,481 Out-of-State
45,731 11.33 to 1
Delaware 6 Graduate Schools
(19 Total Colleges)
$19,081 Residents
$15,639 Out-of-State
11,221 19.17 to 1
Florida 83 Graduate Schools
(363 Total Colleges)
$10,021 Residents
$13,845 Out-of-State
124,317 14.74 to 1
Georgia 51 Graduate Schools
(159 Total Colleges)
$7,326 Residents
$11,994 Out-of-State
80,318 15.78 to 1
Hawaii 8 Graduate Schools
(25 Total Colleges)
$14,499 Residents
$15,528 Out-of-State
6,496 12.17 to 1
Iowa 30 Graduate Schools
(83 Total Colleges)
$11,004 Residents
$10,371 Out-of-State
35,752 12.32 to 1
Idaho 7 Graduate Schools
(41 Total Colleges)
$9,816 Residents
$11,179 Out-of-State
8,480 14.00 to 1
Illinois 92 Graduate Schools
(268 Total Colleges)
$11,734 Residents
$18,436 Out-of-State
151,958 12.48 to 1
Indiana 51 Graduate Schools
(119 Total Colleges)
$8,557 Residents
$15,348 Out-of-State
65,459 12.57 to 1
Kansas 27 Graduate Schools
(83 Total Colleges)
$8,561 Residents
$9,792 Out-of-State
28,123 12.46 to 1
Kentucky 28 Graduate Schools
(95 Total Colleges)
$11,012 Residents
$10,486 Out-of-State
53,184 13.92 to 1
Louisiana 29 Graduate Schools
(126 Total Colleges)
$9,784 Residents
$12,562 Out-of-State
34,777 14.77 to 1
Massachusetts 82 Graduate Schools
(168 Total Colleges)
$13,202 Residents
$24,684 Out-of-State
143,517 11.78 to 1
Maryland 34 Graduate Schools
(90 Total Colleges)
$12,251 Residents
$14,656 Out-of-State
72,736 12.73 to 1
Maine 14 Graduate Schools
(37 Total Colleges)
$14,461 Residents
$21,197 Out-of-State
9,541 13.36 to 1
Michigan 49 Graduate Schools
(169 Total Colleges)
$15,886 Residents
$17,479 Out-of-State
80,357 12.81 to 1
Minnesota 41 Graduate Schools
(108 Total Colleges)
$10,870 Residents
$12,954 Out-of-State
115,211 15.56 to 1
Missouri 59 Graduate Schools
(175 Total Colleges)
$8,534 Residents
$12,492 Out-of-State
76,015 13.60 to 1
Mississippi 17 Graduate Schools
(60 Total Colleges)
$7,664 Residents
$10,150 Out-of-State
19,907 14.93 to 1
Montana 8 Graduate Schools
(30 Total Colleges)
$6,703 Residents
$10,316 Out-of-State
5,556 14.00 to 1
North Carolina 58 Graduate Schools
(174 Total Colleges)
$8,140 Residents
$11,822 Out-of-State
74,956 13.43 to 1
North Dakota 11 Graduate Schools
(29 Total Colleges)
$6,914 Residents
$8,842 Out-of-State
7,713 13.00 to 1
Nebraska 21 Graduate Schools
(47 Total Colleges)
$7,166 Residents
$10,109 Out-of-State
24,494 13.80 to 1
New Hampshire 14 Graduate Schools
(40 Total Colleges)
$15,721 Residents
$17,681 Out-of-State
30,616 15.00 to 1
New Jersey 37 Graduate Schools
(168 Total Colleges)
$16,840 Residents
$18,606 Out-of-State
63,277 14.11 to 1
New Mexico 16 Graduate Schools
(52 Total Colleges)
$6,477 Residents
$11,915 Out-of-State
13,595 11.54 to 1
Nevada 9 Graduate Schools
(44 Total Colleges)
$5,555 Residents
$16,385 Out-of-State
11,799 13.14 to 1
New York 170 Graduate Schools
(456 Total Colleges)
$12,334 Residents
$20,148 Out-of-State
246,133 13.49 to 1
Ohio 78 Graduate Schools
(297 Total Colleges)
$11,424 Residents
$14,517 Out-of-State
89,515 13.40 to 1
Oklahoma 26 Graduate Schools
(116 Total Colleges)
$6,340 Residents
$9,205 Out-of-State
24,779 14.38 to 1
Oregon 30 Graduate Schools
(82 Total Colleges)
$16,557 Residents
$17,613 Out-of-State
31,832 13.64 to 1
Pennsylvania 123 Graduate Schools
(361 Total Colleges)
$19,142 Residents
$19,450 Out-of-State
145,265 14.58 to 1
Rhode Island 12 Graduate Schools
(23 Total Colleges)
$12,028 Residents
$20,370 Out-of-State
11,474 13.18 to 1
South Carolina 32 Graduate Schools
(105 Total Colleges)
$12,986 Residents
$12,260 Out-of-State
26,746 14.40 to 1
South Dakota 16 Graduate Schools
(30 Total Colleges)
$7,166 Residents
$10,724 Out-of-State
7,124 14.36 to 1
Tennessee 54 Graduate Schools
(168 Total Colleges)
$11,304 Residents
$16,215 Out-of-State
48,393 12.78 to 1
Texas 115 Graduate Schools
(447 Total Colleges)
$7,535 Residents
$13,087 Out-of-State
192,989 15.04 to 1
Utah 16 Graduate Schools
(70 Total Colleges)
$8,140 Residents
$9,514 Out-of-State
51,004 17.27 to 1
Virginia 55 Graduate Schools
(154 Total Colleges)
$14,191 Residents
$13,739 Out-of-State
100,225 12.85 to 1
Vermont 17 Graduate Schools
(22 Total Colleges)
$13,863 Residents
$21,635 Out-of-State
6,062 11.08 to 1
Washington 32 Graduate Schools
(109 Total Colleges)
$14,475 Residents
$18,806 Out-of-State
37,287 13.57 to 1
Wisconsin 47 Graduate Schools
(99 Total Colleges)
$9,074 Residents
$13,321 Out-of-State
38,889 14.67 to 1
West Virginia 21 Graduate Schools
(75 Total Colleges)
$8,599 Residents
$10,908 Out-of-State
21,428 15.37 to 1
Wyoming 1 Graduate Schools
(11 Total Colleges)
$6,289 Residents
$6,289 Out-of-State
2,452 15.00 to 1
Average2,180 graduate schools $11,138 Residents
$18,905 Out-of-State
3,081,917 13.90 to 1
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