Graduate Programs Overview

Charleston Southern University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Charleston, South Carolina. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,800 in average for all students.

It offers twenty-seven graduate programs: 21 Master's, 6 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCharleston Southern University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address9200 University Blvd, Charleston, SC
Graduate School Students469 students
145 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$7,800
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 27 Graduate Programs
21 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 6 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $7,800 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $625.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$625
Room & Board$10,400 (On-Campus) / $8,670 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,460 (On-Campus) / $4,900 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,659
Off-Campus Total$21,369
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$3,790$7,540$7,540$7,500$7,800

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Charleston Southern University offers Masters, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 27 major areas - 23 Master's (7 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.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Philosophy And Religious Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,414 students enrolled in Charleston Southern University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 469 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 182 male and 287 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 82 full-time and 387 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 145 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 224 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students182
Women Students287
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students82
Part-time Students387
By race/ethnicity 202 White, 90 Black, and 4 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
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races10
2 students are younger than 22 and 104 students are older than 65. The school has 208 students aged between 22 and 30 and 155 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under2
40 & Over104
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, 145 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 224 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment469
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses145
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses224
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses100
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses145
South Carolina Resident113
Other State In U.S.31
Outside of U.S.1

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