Graduate Programs Overview

Grand Valley State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Allendale, Michigan. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $17,448 for Michigan residents and $17,448 for other students in average.

It offers fifty graduate programs: 35 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 9 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 939 students have been conferred Master's degree and 85 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameGrand Valley State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1 Campus Dr, Allendale, MI
Graduate School Students2,921 students
234 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$17,448
Out-of-State$17,448
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 50 Graduate Programs
35 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 12 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Grand Valley State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Michigan residents, the tuition & fees are $17,448 and $17,448 for non-Michigan residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $727.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$17,448$17,448
Cost per Credit$727$727
Books & Supplies$740
Room & Board$9,732 (On-Campus) / $7,200 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,040 (On-Campus) / $2,040 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$29,960$29,960
Off-Campus Total$27,428$27,428
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$15,408$16,053$16,693$17,208$17,448
Out-of-State$15,408$16,053$16,693$17,208$17,448

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Grand Valley State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 152 major areas - 34 Master's (1 online programs), 2 Doctorate , 8 Post-Bachelor', 2 Post-Master'. 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
Total939852239
Men2672736
Women672581933
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
Education
Engineering Technology
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Education
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Education
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 24,033 students enrolled in Grand Valley State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,921 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 846 male and 2,075 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,385 full-time and 1,536 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 234 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 195 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total2,921
Men Students846
Women Students2,075
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total2,921
Full-time Students1,385
Part-time Students1,536
By race/ethnicity 2,361 White, 130 Black, and 65 Asian students are attending at Grand Valley State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total2,921
American Indian /
Native American
13
Asian65
Black130
Hispanic125
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
6
White2,361
Two or more races63
Un-Known21
42 students are younger than 22 and 338 students are older than 65. The school has 1,908 students aged between 22 and 30 and 628 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total2,921
21 & Under42
22-24976
25-29932
30-34405
35-39223
40 & Over338
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Grand Valley State University, 234 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 195 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,921
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses234
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses195
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,492
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses234
Michigan Resident222
Other State In U.S.10
Outside of U.S.2


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