Graduate Programs Overview

Friends University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Wichita, Kansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,448 in average for all students.

It offers eleven graduate programs: 9 Master's, 2 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 251 students have been conferred Master's degree and 4 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFriends University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS
Graduate School Students527 students
148 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$11,448
Student to Faculty11:1 (9.09%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 11 Graduate Programs
9 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Friends University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $11,448 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $636.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$636
Books & Supplies$1,500
Room & Board$8,350 (On-Campus) / $8,350 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,324 (On-Campus) / $4,324 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$25,622
Off-Campus Total$25,622
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$10,068$10,637$10,638$11,358$11,448

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Friends University offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 33 major areas - 8 Master's (6 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.
Computer And Information Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Theology And Religious Vocations
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Legal Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Theology And Religious Vocations
Computer And Information Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Philosophy And Religious Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 1,818 students enrolled in Friends University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 527 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 177 male and 350 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 149 full-time and 378 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 148 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 74 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students177
Women Students350
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students149
Part-time Students378
By race/ethnicity 363 White, 39 Black, and 7 Asian students are attending at Friends 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 races11
2 students are younger than 22 and 184 students are older than 65. The school has 167 students aged between 22 and 30 and 174 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under2
40 & Over184
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Friends University, 148 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 74 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment527
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses148
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses74
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses305
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses148
Kansas Resident117
Other State In U.S.27
Outside of U.S.4

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