Graduate Program Overview

Washburn University is a four-years, public school located in Topeka, Kansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,636 for Kansas residents and $19,316 for out-of-state students. It offers twenty-three (23) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWashburn University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, KS
Graduate School Students810 students
207 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$9,636
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 23 Graduate Programs
15 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 6 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Washburn University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Kansas residents, the tuition & fees are $9,636 and $19,316 for non-Kansas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $433 for Kansas residents and $873 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$433$873
Books & Supplies$993
Room & Board$9,838 (On-Campus) / $10,716 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,314 (On-Campus) / $3,314 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$23,781$33,461
Off-Campus Total$24,659$34,339
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Washburn University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 23 major areas - 15 Master's (4 online programs), 2 Doctorate (1 online programs), 4 Post-Bachelor'(4 online programs), 2 Post-Master'. 154 students have been conferred Master's degree and 123 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.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 5,880 students enrolled in Washburn University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 810 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 272 male and 538 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 469 full-time and 341 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 207 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 178 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students272
Women Students538
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students469
Part-time Students341
By race/ethnicity 325 White, 32 Black, and 2 Asian students are attending at Washburn 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 races13
14 students are younger than 22 and 173 students are older than 65. The school has 445 students aged between 22 and 30 and 178 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under14
40 & Over173
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Washburn University, 207 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 178 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment810
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses207
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses178
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses425
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses207
Kansas Resident127
Other State In U.S.76
Outside of U.S.4

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