Graduate Program Overview

Chicago State University is a four-years, public school located in Chicago, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,728 for Illinois residents and $15,218 for out-of-state students. It offers thirty-nine (39) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameChicago State University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address9501 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL
Graduate School Students959 students
115 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$9,728
Student to Faculty10:1 (10.00%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 39 Graduate Programs
26 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 11 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Chicago State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Illinois residents, the tuition & fees are $9,728 and $15,218 for non-Illinois residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $325 for Illinois residents and $630 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$325$630
Books & Supplies$1,800
Room & Board$8,724 (On-Campus) / $8,724 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,451 (On-Campus) / $4,451 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,703$30,193
Off-Campus Total$24,703$30,193
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Chicago State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 39 major areas - 26 Master's (2 online programs), 2 Doctorate , 11 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs). 132 students have been conferred Master's degree and 58 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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
Library Science
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Library Science
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 2,644 students enrolled in Chicago State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 959 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 294 male and 665 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 498 full-time and 461 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 115 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 192 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students294
Women Students665
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students498
Part-time Students461
By race/ethnicity 106 White, 610 Black, and 58 Asian students are attending at Chicago State 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 races21
2 students are younger than 22 and 292 students are older than 65. The school has 317 students aged between 22 and 30 and 253 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under2
40 & Over292
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Chicago State University, 115 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 192 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment864
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses115
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses192
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses557
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses115
Illinois Resident100
Other State In U.S.10
Outside of U.S.5

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