Graduate Programs Overview

Athens State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Athens, Alabama. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,160 for Alabama residents and $13,224 for other students in average.

It offers fifteen graduate programs: 4 Master's, 11 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 48 students have been conferred Master's degree and 30 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameAthens State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address300 N Beaty St, Athens, AL
Graduate School Students167 students
163 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,160
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 15 Graduate Programs
4 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Athens State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Alabama residents, the tuition & fees are $8,160 and $13,224 for non-Alabama residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $289 for Alabama residents and $500 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$289$500
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Athens State University offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 23 major areas - 3 Master's (3 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Philosophy And Religious Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 2,941 students enrolled in Athens State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 167 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 55 male and 112 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 37 full-time and 130 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 163 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 3 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students55
Women Students112
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students37
Part-time Students130
By race/ethnicity 97 White, 61 Black, and 1 Asian students are attending at Athens State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races4
The school has 39 students aged between 22 and 30 and 45 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
40 & Over83
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Athens State University, 163 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 3 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment167
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses163
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses3
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses163
Alabama Resident146
Other State In U.S.17
Outside of U.S.0

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