Graduate Programs Overview

Valdosta State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Valdosta, Georgia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,784 for Georgia residents and $18,682 for other students in average.

It offers forty graduate programs: 27 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 7 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 669 students have been conferred Master's degree and 44 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameValdosta State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA
Graduate School Students2,511 students
1,871 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,784
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 40 Graduate Programs
27 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 7 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Valdosta State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Georgia residents, the tuition & fees are $6,784 and $18,682 for non-Georgia residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $254 for Georgia residents and $915 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$254$915
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$8,476 (On-Campus) / $9,296 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,854 (On-Campus) / $4,446 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,314$33,212
Off-Campus Total$21,726$33,624
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Valdosta State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 40 major areas - 29 Master's (11 online programs), 5 Doctorate (3 online programs), 6 Post-Master'(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.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Communication and Journalism
English Language And Literature
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts

Graduate Student Population

Total 11,211 students enrolled in Valdosta State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,511 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 621 male and 1,890 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 742 full-time and 1,769 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,871 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 234 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students621
Women Students1,890
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students742
Part-time Students1,769
By race/ethnicity 1,691 White, 560 Black, and 26 Asian students are attending at Valdosta State 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 races74
13 students are younger than 22 and 736 students are older than 65. The school has 976 students aged between 22 and 30 and 786 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under13
40 & Over736
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Valdosta State University, 1,871 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 234 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,511
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,871
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses234
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses406
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,871
Georgia Resident1,051
Other State In U.S.798
Outside of U.S.20

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