Graduate Schools by State

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Graduate School Statistics By State

In United States, total 2,361 schools out of 7,179 colleges offer graduate programs. The 2022 average graduate tuition & fees is $11,852 for State residents and $19,423 for out-of-state in public schools. In private schools, the average graduate schools is $18,834 for academic year 2021-2022. Total 3,239,643 graduate students are attending graduate schools.
California has the most graduate schools of 248 schools and Wyoming has the lowest number of 1 graduate schools. The graduate tuition of Massachusetts schools is the highest ($24,242) and Wyoming has the cheapest graduate tuition & fees of $6,859. California has the largest number of graduate students of 326,419. The next table shows the graduate school statistics by State for academic year 2021-2022.
2021-2022 Graduate School Statistics By State
StateNumber of SchoolsGraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Student PopulationStudent to Faculty Ratio
Alaska 5 Graduate Schools
(10 Total Colleges)
$12,475 Residents
$12,384 Out-of-State
2,039 10.50 to 1
Alabama 40 Graduate Schools
(88 Total Colleges)
$9,627 Residents
$10,013 Out-of-State
52,809 16.00 to 1
Arkansas 20 Graduate Schools
(94 Total Colleges)
$7,760 Residents
$9,968 Out-of-State
20,608 15.41 to 1
Arizona 32 Graduate Schools
(136 Total Colleges)
$12,000 Residents
$14,902 Out-of-State
119,716 20.46 to 1
California 248 Graduate Schools
(766 Total Colleges)
$11,486 Residents
$19,320 Out-of-State
326,419 13.03 to 1
Colorado 37 Graduate Schools
(112 Total Colleges)
$11,869 Residents
$15,680 Out-of-State
60,466 15.11 to 1
Connecticut 26 Graduate Schools
(93 Total Colleges)
$13,945 Residents
$15,897 Out-of-State
38,337 12.23 to 1
District of Columbia 20 Graduate Schools
(26 Total Colleges)
$10,094 Residents
$23,853 Out-of-State
45,040 13.91 to 1
Delaware 8 Graduate Schools
(23 Total Colleges)
$20,351 Residents
$16,062 Out-of-State
10,890 16.50 to 1
Florida 116 Graduate Schools
(428 Total Colleges)
$9,987 Residents
$13,041 Out-of-State
133,368 15.25 to 1
Georgia 59 Graduate Schools
(184 Total Colleges)
$7,489 Residents
$11,749 Out-of-State
88,304 15.84 to 1
Hawaii 8 Graduate Schools
(27 Total Colleges)
$14,366 Residents
$15,490 Out-of-State
6,421 11.17 to 1
Iowa 33 Graduate Schools
(85 Total Colleges)
$11,125 Residents
$10,385 Out-of-State
35,561 14.10 to 1
Idaho 7 Graduate Schools
(38 Total Colleges)
$8,594 Residents
$10,397 Out-of-State
9,197 14.67 to 1
Illinois 94 Graduate Schools
(279 Total Colleges)
$11,876 Residents
$17,800 Out-of-State
158,179 12.00 to 1
Indiana 51 Graduate Schools
(139 Total Colleges)
$8,852 Residents
$15,197 Out-of-State
79,546 12.89 to 1
Kansas 30 Graduate Schools
(85 Total Colleges)
$8,703 Residents
$9,128 Out-of-State
28,572 12.65 to 1
Kentucky 27 Graduate Schools
(95 Total Colleges)
$11,162 Residents
$10,045 Out-of-State
60,581 14.91 to 1
Louisiana 33 Graduate Schools
(133 Total Colleges)
$9,823 Residents
$12,584 Out-of-State
39,884 15.15 to 1
Massachusetts 81 Graduate Schools
(175 Total Colleges)
$13,768 Residents
$24,242 Out-of-State
144,480 11.33 to 1
Maryland 39 Graduate Schools
(90 Total Colleges)
$12,624 Residents
$14,189 Out-of-State
72,846 12.58 to 1
Maine 16 Graduate Schools
(41 Total Colleges)
$8,618 Residents
$15,093 Out-of-State
9,789 13.29 to 1
Michigan 62 Graduate Schools
(194 Total Colleges)
$16,661 Residents
$17,511 Out-of-State
76,111 12.68 to 1
Minnesota 46 Graduate Schools
(118 Total Colleges)
$11,356 Residents
$11,161 Out-of-State
113,833 15.31 to 1
Missouri 65 Graduate Schools
(177 Total Colleges)
$9,149 Residents
$11,813 Out-of-State
74,217 13.35 to 1
Mississippi 18 Graduate Schools
(61 Total Colleges)
$8,238 Residents
$10,438 Out-of-State
23,623 14.53 to 1
Montana 8 Graduate Schools
(33 Total Colleges)
$6,871 Residents
$10,421 Out-of-State
5,872 13.38 to 1
North Carolina 65 Graduate Schools
(183 Total Colleges)
$8,195 Residents
$10,707 Out-of-State
77,920 12.69 to 1
North Dakota 11 Graduate Schools
(29 Total Colleges)
$8,365 Residents
$9,590 Out-of-State
8,208 12.91 to 1
Nebraska 24 Graduate Schools
(48 Total Colleges)
$8,385 Residents
$10,322 Out-of-State
27,144 14.17 to 1
New Hampshire 15 Graduate Schools
(39 Total Colleges)
$16,646 Residents
$16,894 Out-of-State
34,121 14.00 to 1
New Jersey 41 Graduate Schools
(169 Total Colleges)
$17,340 Residents
$18,782 Out-of-State
64,529 14.00 to 1
New Mexico 15 Graduate Schools
(50 Total Colleges)
$6,633 Residents
$9,684 Out-of-State
14,177 11.67 to 1
Nevada 10 Graduate Schools
(42 Total Colleges)
$5,929 Residents
$16,510 Out-of-State
12,282 11.57 to 1
New York 169 Graduate Schools
(475 Total Colleges)
$12,295 Residents
$19,568 Out-of-State
245,333 13.75 to 1
Ohio 79 Graduate Schools
(309 Total Colleges)
$11,594 Residents
$14,259 Out-of-State
86,385 13.51 to 1
Oklahoma 26 Graduate Schools
(118 Total Colleges)
$6,612 Residents
$9,687 Out-of-State
26,450 15.04 to 1
Oregon 29 Graduate Schools
(81 Total Colleges)
$17,693 Residents
$16,083 Out-of-State
28,533 12.37 to 1
Pennsylvania 137 Graduate Schools
(389 Total Colleges)
$20,961 Residents
$19,665 Out-of-State
160,582 13.06 to 1
Rhode Island 12 Graduate Schools
(24 Total Colleges)
$12,956 Residents
$20,524 Out-of-State
11,459 12.27 to 1
South Carolina 33 Graduate Schools
(100 Total Colleges)
$13,116 Residents
$11,256 Out-of-State
29,403 14.07 to 1
South Dakota 17 Graduate Schools
(30 Total Colleges)
$7,618 Residents
$10,457 Out-of-State
7,531 13.00 to 1
Tennessee 60 Graduate Schools
(168 Total Colleges)
$11,363 Residents
$15,870 Out-of-State
51,896 12.64 to 1
Texas 123 Graduate Schools
(453 Total Colleges)
$8,174 Residents
$13,091 Out-of-State
200,711 14.90 to 1
Utah 15 Graduate Schools
(73 Total Colleges)
$8,191 Residents
$7,971 Out-of-State
62,199 19.92 to 1
Virginia 68 Graduate Schools
(172 Total Colleges)
$14,613 Residents
$13,366 Out-of-State
115,796 12.74 to 1
Vermont 17 Graduate Schools
(22 Total Colleges)
$13,254 Residents
$19,805 Out-of-State
6,081 10.23 to 1
Washington 36 Graduate Schools
(118 Total Colleges)
$14,375 Residents
$18,212 Out-of-State
38,883 13.15 to 1
Wisconsin 47 Graduate Schools
(101 Total Colleges)
$9,339 Residents
$13,463 Out-of-State
39,704 14.74 to 1
West Virginia 21 Graduate Schools
(74 Total Colleges)
$8,706 Residents
$10,948 Out-of-State
22,709 14.16 to 1
Wyoming 1 Graduate Schools
(10 Total Colleges)
$6,859 Residents
$6,859 Out-of-State
2,487 14.00 to 1
Average2,361 graduate schools $11,852 Residents
$19,423 Out-of-State
3,239,643 13.78 to 1
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