Graduate Programs Overview

Fairmont State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Fairmont, West Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,922 for West Virginia residents and $19,100 for other students in average.

It offers eight graduate programs: 8 Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFairmont State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV
Graduate School Students240 students
190 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,922
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 8 Graduate Programs
8 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $8,922 and $19,100 for non-West Virginia residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $483 for West Virginia residents and $1,048 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$483$1,048
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$9,730 (On-Campus) / $9,730 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,000 (On-Campus) / $2,000 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,652$31,830
Off-Campus Total$21,652$31,830
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Fairmont State University offers Masters graduate degree/certificate programs through 20 major areas - 7 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.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,803 students enrolled in Fairmont State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 240 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 79 male and 161 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 100 full-time and 140 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 190 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 30 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students79
Women Students161
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students100
Part-time Students140
By race/ethnicity 219 White, 5 Black, and 1 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
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races8
The school has 121 students aged between 22 and 30 and 52 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
40 & Over67
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, 190 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 30 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment240
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses190
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses30
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses20
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses190
West Virginia Resident184
Other State In U.S.6
Outside of U.S.0

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