Graduate Program Overview

Maharishi International University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Fairfield, Iowa. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $32,530. It offers eighteen (18) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameMaharishi International University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address1000 North 4th Street, Fairfield, IA
Graduate School Students1,474 students
753 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$32,530
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 18 Graduate Programs
14 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 2 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Maharishi International University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $32,530 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $500.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$500
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$7,400 (On-Campus) / $7,400 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,800 (On-Campus) / $3,800 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$44,730
Off-Campus Total$44,730
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$27,530$28,530$28,530$29,530$32,530

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Maharishi International University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 18 major areas - 14 Master's (2 online programs), 2 Doctorate , 1 Post-Bachelor', 1 Post-Master'. 402 students have been conferred Master's degree and 6 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
English Language and Literature
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Graduate Student Population

Total 2,015 students enrolled in Maharishi International University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,474 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 952 male and 522 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 818 full-time and 656 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 753 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 390 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students952
Women Students522
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students818
Part-time Students656
By race/ethnicity 281 White, 129 Black, and 63 Asian students are attending at Maharishi International University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races9
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Maharishi International University, 753 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 390 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,474
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses753
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses390
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses331
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses753
Iowa Resident103
Other State In U.S.615
Outside of U.S.35

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