Graduate Program Overview

Fairmont State University is a four-years, public school located in Fairmont, West Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2022-2023, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,460 for West Virginia residents and $20,252 for out-of-state students. It offers ten (10) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFairmont State University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV
Graduate School Students275 students
231 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2022-2023)In-State$9,460
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 10 Graduate Programs
8 Master's, 2 Post graduate certificates

2023 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2022-2023 graduate tuition & fees at Fairmont State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For West Virginia residents, the tuition & fees are $9,460 and $20,252 for non-West Virginia residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $584 for West Virginia residents and $1,249 for out-of-state students.
Updated with 2022-2023 tuition (Last update: Feb. 27, 2023)
2023 COATuition Trends
2023 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$584$1,249
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$10,022 (On-Campus) / $10,022 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,000 (On-Campus) / $2,000 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,482$33,274
Off-Campus Total$22,482$33,274
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2019-2023)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Fairmont State University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 10 major areas - 8 Master's (3 online programs), 1 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs), 1 Post-Master'(1 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
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,848 students enrolled in Fairmont State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 275 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 76 male and 199 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 98 full-time and 177 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 231 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 45 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students76
Women Students199
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students98
Part-time Students177
By race/ethnicity 258 White, 3 Black, and 0 Asian students are attending at Fairmont State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Two or more races3
4 students are younger than 22 and 76 students are older than 65. The school has 148 students aged between 22 and 30 and 61 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under4
40 & Over76
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Fairmont State University, 231 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 45 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment289
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses231
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses45
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses13
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses231
West Virginia Resident216
Other State In U.S.15
Outside of U.S.0

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