Graduate Programs Overview

Washington State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Pullman, Washington. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $13,463 for Washington residents and $27,561 for other students in average.

It offers two hundreds thirty graduate programs: 105 Master's, 75 Doctorate, 47 Post-Bachelor's, 3 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 899 students have been conferred Master's degree and 597 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWashington State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressFrench Administration Building, Pullman, WA
Graduate School Students5,380 students
993 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$13,463
Out-of-State$27,561
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 230 Graduate Programs
105 Master's, 3 Doctorate, 50 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Washington State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Washington residents, the tuition & fees are $13,463 and $27,561 for non-Washington residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $603 for Washington residents and $1,291 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$11,781$25,879
Fees$1,682$1,682
Cost per Credit$603$1,291
Books & Supplies$960
Room & Board$11,848 (On-Campus) / $11,848 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,542 (On-Campus) / $3,542 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$29,813$43,911
Off-Campus Total$29,813$43,911
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$12,753$12,799$12,802$13,095$13,463
Out-of-State$26,185$26,231$26,234$26,850$27,561

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Washington State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 230 major areas - 106 Master's (12 online programs), 74 Doctorate , 47 Post-Bachelor'(11 online programs), 2 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
Total8995974546
Men4682711841
Women4313262705
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.
Agriculture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
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
Philosophy And Religious 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
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 31,478 students enrolled in Washington State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,380 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,541 male and 2,839 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 3,806 full-time and 1,574 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 993 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 177 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,380
Men Students2,541
Women Students2,839
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,380
Full-time Students3,806
Part-time Students1,574
By race/ethnicity 2,465 White, 130 Black, and 359 Asian students are attending at Washington State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total5,380
American Indian /
Native American
19
Asian359
Black130
Hispanic370
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
9
White2,465
Two or more races140
Un-Known746
102 students are younger than 22 and 715 students are older than 65. The school has 3,064 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,499 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,380
21 & Under102
22-241,160
25-291,904
30-34957
35-39542
40 & Over715
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Washington State University, 993 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 177 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,380
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses993
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses177
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses4,210
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses993
Washington Resident493
Other State In U.S.477
Outside of U.S.23



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