Graduate Programs Overview

Illinois State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Normal, Illinois. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $9,457 for Illinois residents and $11,069 for other students in average.

It offers ninety-two graduate programs: 43 Master's, 12 Doctorate, 30 Post-Bachelor's, 7 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 815 students have been conferred Master's degree and 67 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameIllinois State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressNorth and School Streets, Normal, IL
Graduate School Students2,628 students
437 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$9,457
Out-of-State$11,069
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 92 Graduate Programs
43 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 37 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Illinois 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 $9,457 and $11,069 for non-Illinois residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $404 for Illinois residents and $838 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$7,892$9,504
Fees$1,565$1,565
Cost per Credit$404$838
Books & Supplies$820
Room & Board$9,850 (On-Campus) / $8,358 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,764 (On-Campus) / $7,094 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$25,891$27,503
Off-Campus Total$25,729$27,341
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$8,970$9,517$9,509$9,753$9,457
Out-of-State$16,542$17,197$14,290$11,030$11,069

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Illinois State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 276 major areas - 38 Master's , 10 Doctorate , 29 Post-Bachelor', 6 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
Total8156711921
Men30122397
Women514458014
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.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Business
Agriculture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Agriculture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 20,878 students enrolled in Illinois State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,628 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 925 male and 1,703 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,375 full-time and 1,253 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 437 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 227 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total2,628
Men Students925
Women Students1,703
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total2,628
Full-time Students1,375
Part-time Students1,253
By race/ethnicity 1,700 White, 175 Black, and 58 Asian students are attending at Illinois State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total2,628
American Indian /
Native American
3
Asian58
Black175
Hispanic154
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
2
White1,700
Two or more races57
Un-Known57
38 students are younger than 22 and 392 students are older than 65. The school has 1,574 students aged between 22 and 30 and 624 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total2,628
21 & Under38
22-24848
25-29726
30-34385
35-39239
40 & Over392
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Illinois State University, 437 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 227 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,628
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses437
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses227
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,964
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses437
Illinois Resident378
Other State In U.S.58
Outside of U.S.1



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