Graduate Program Overview

Valdosta State University is a four-years, public school located in Valdosta, Georgia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $6,784 for Georgia residents and $18,682 for out-of-state students. It offers forty-one (41) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameValdosta State University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address1500 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA
Graduate School Students2,734 students
2,098 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$6,784
Student to Faculty20:1 (5.00%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 41 Graduate Programs
30 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 6 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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.
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$254$915
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$8,770 (On-Campus) / $9,670 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,242 (On-Campus) / $5,242 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,996$33,894
Off-Campus Total$22,896$34,794
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Valdosta State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 41 major areas - 30 Master's (13 online programs), 5 Doctorate (4 online programs), 6 Post-Master'(6 online programs). 759 students have been conferred Master's degree and 55 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.
Communication and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Library Science
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services

Graduate Student Population

Total 12,304 students enrolled in Valdosta State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,734 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 655 male and 2,079 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 889 full-time and 1,845 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,098 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 362 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students655
Women Students2,079
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students889
Part-time Students1,845
By race/ethnicity 1,817 White, 620 Black, and 24 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 races78
22 students are younger than 22 and 841 students are older than 65. The school has 1,047 students aged between 22 and 30 and 824 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under22
40 & Over841
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, 2,098 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 362 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,734
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,098
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses362
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses274
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,098
Georgia Resident1,123
Other State In U.S.803
Outside of U.S.22

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