Graduate Schools by State

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Graduate School Statistics By State

In United States, total 2,201 schools out of 6,853 colleges offer graduate programs. The 2022 average graduate tuition & fees is $11,498 for State residents and $19,345 for out-of-state in public schools. In private schools, the average graduate schools is $18,854 for academic year 2021-2022. Total 3,227,036 graduate students are attending graduate schools.
California has the most graduate schools of 229 schools and Wyoming has the lowest number of 1 graduate schools. The graduate tuition of Massachusetts schools is the highest ($24,136) and Wyoming has the cheapest graduate tuition & fees of $6,859. California has the largest number of graduate students of 326,390. 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 33 Graduate Schools
(84 Total Colleges)
$9,627 Residents
$10,013 Out-of-State
52,809 16.00 to 1
Arkansas 20 Graduate Schools
(89 Total Colleges)
$7,760 Residents
$9,968 Out-of-State
20,608 15.41 to 1
Arizona 29 Graduate Schools
(126 Total Colleges)
$11,786 Residents
$15,621 Out-of-State
112,739 20.95 to 1
California 229 Graduate Schools
(739 Total Colleges)
$11,486 Residents
$19,315 Out-of-State
326,390 13.16 to 1
Colorado 39 Graduate Schools
(113 Total Colleges)
$11,869 Residents
$15,099 Out-of-State
65,233 14.43 to 1
Connecticut 24 Graduate Schools
(88 Total Colleges)
$13,945 Residents
$16,290 Out-of-State
36,756 12.29 to 1
District of Columbia 20 Graduate Schools
(25 Total Colleges)
$10,094 Residents
$23,853 Out-of-State
45,261 13.91 to 1
Delaware 6 Graduate Schools
(19 Total Colleges)
$20,351 Residents
$16,062 Out-of-State
10,890 16.50 to 1
Florida 87 Graduate Schools
(381 Total Colleges)
$9,987 Residents
$13,246 Out-of-State
132,333 14.95 to 1
Georgia 52 Graduate Schools
(158 Total Colleges)
$7,489 Residents
$11,811 Out-of-State
88,317 15.69 to 1
Hawaii 8 Graduate Schools
(26 Total Colleges)
$14,366 Residents
$15,490 Out-of-State
6,421 11.17 to 1
Iowa 34 Graduate Schools
(87 Total Colleges)
$11,125 Residents
$10,174 Out-of-State
35,590 13.72 to 1
Idaho 7 Graduate Schools
(39 Total Colleges)
$8,594 Residents
$10,397 Out-of-State
9,197 14.67 to 1
Illinois 91 Graduate Schools
(270 Total Colleges)
$11,876 Residents
$17,799 Out-of-State
158,182 11.90 to 1
Indiana 50 Graduate Schools
(111 Total Colleges)
$8,852 Residents
$15,197 Out-of-State
79,546 12.89 to 1
Kansas 27 Graduate Schools
(80 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 29 Graduate Schools
(128 Total Colleges)
$9,823 Residents
$12,584 Out-of-State
39,884 15.15 to 1
Massachusetts 82 Graduate Schools
(174 Total Colleges)
$13,768 Residents
$24,136 Out-of-State
144,517 11.34 to 1
Maryland 34 Graduate Schools
(86 Total Colleges)
$12,624 Residents
$14,189 Out-of-State
72,846 12.58 to 1
Maine 16 Graduate Schools
(40 Total Colleges)
$8,618 Residents
$15,093 Out-of-State
9,789 13.29 to 1
Michigan 50 Graduate Schools
(178 Total Colleges)
$16,661 Residents
$17,511 Out-of-State
76,111 12.68 to 1
Minnesota 40 Graduate Schools
(105 Total Colleges)
$11,356 Residents
$11,161 Out-of-State
113,833 15.31 to 1
Missouri 59 Graduate Schools
(167 Total Colleges)
$9,149 Residents
$11,813 Out-of-State
74,217 13.35 to 1
Mississippi 17 Graduate Schools
(58 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 58 Graduate Schools
(173 Total Colleges)
$8,195 Residents
$10,608 Out-of-State
77,917 12.83 to 1
North Dakota 11 Graduate Schools
(28 Total Colleges)
$8,365 Residents
$9,590 Out-of-State
8,208 12.91 to 1
Nebraska 24 Graduate Schools
(49 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 38 Graduate Schools
(170 Total Colleges)
$17,340 Residents
$18,782 Out-of-State
64,529 14.00 to 1
New Mexico 16 Graduate Schools
(51 Total Colleges)
$6,633 Residents
$10,445 Out-of-State
14,179 11.08 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 167 Graduate Schools
(475 Total Colleges)
$12,295 Residents
$19,518 Out-of-State
245,719 13.73 to 1
Ohio 78 Graduate Schools
(306 Total Colleges)
$11,594 Residents
$14,201 Out-of-State
86,628 13.51 to 1
Oklahoma 25 Graduate Schools
(117 Total Colleges)
$6,612 Residents
$9,687 Out-of-State
26,450 15.04 to 1
Oregon 30 Graduate Schools
(82 Total Colleges)
$17,693 Residents
$16,239 Out-of-State
32,374 12.57 to 1
Pennsylvania 127 Graduate Schools
(356 Total Colleges)
$20,347 Residents
$19,284 Out-of-State
146,316 12.98 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 31 Graduate Schools
(97 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 53 Graduate Schools
(162 Total Colleges)
$11,363 Residents
$15,850 Out-of-State
51,897 12.42 to 1
Texas 118 Graduate Schools
(437 Total Colleges)
$8,155 Residents
$13,037 Out-of-State
200,800 14.90 to 1
Utah 17 Graduate Schools
(74 Total Colleges)
$8,191 Residents
$9,030 Out-of-State
62,327 19.33 to 1
Virginia 58 Graduate Schools
(158 Total Colleges)
$14,613 Residents
$13,362 Out-of-State
116,072 12.67 to 1
Vermont 17 Graduate Schools
(23 Total Colleges)
$13,254 Residents
$19,805 Out-of-State
6,081 10.23 to 1
Washington 31 Graduate Schools
(109 Total Colleges)
$14,375 Residents
$18,212 Out-of-State
38,883 13.15 to 1
Wisconsin 46 Graduate Schools
(100 Total Colleges)
$9,339 Residents
$13,463 Out-of-State
39,704 14.74 to 1
West Virginia 21 Graduate Schools
(75 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
Average2,201 graduate schools $11,498 Residents
$19,345 Out-of-State
3,227,036 13.73 to 1
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