Graduate Programs Overview

Charleston Southern University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Charleston, South Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $5,085 in average for all students.

It offers thirty-one graduate programs: 27 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCharleston Southern University
Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Address9200 University Blvd, Charleston, SC
Graduate School Students630 students
381 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$5,085
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 31 Graduate Programs
27 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Charleston Southern University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $5,085 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $424.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$424
Room & Board$11,032 (On-Campus) / $8,670 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,460 (On-Campus) / $4,900 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$20,576
Off-Campus Total$18,654
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$7,540$7,540$7,500$7,800$5,085

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Charleston Southern University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 31 major areas - 26 Master's (12 online programs), 1 Doctorate , 1 Post-Master'. 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.
Computer And Information Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,350 students enrolled in Charleston Southern University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 630 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 232 male and 398 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 163 full-time and 467 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 381 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 55 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students232
Women Students398
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students163
Part-time Students467
By race/ethnicity 369 White, 150 Black, and 15 Asian students are attending at Charleston Southern University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races14
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Charleston Southern University, 381 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 55 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment630
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses381
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses55
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses194
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses381
South Carolina Resident290
Other State In U.S.81
Outside of U.S.0

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