Graduate Program Overview

West Virginia State University is a four-years, public school located in Institute, West Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $9,161 for West Virginia residents and $20,507 for out-of-state students. It offers seven (7) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWest Virginia State University
TypeFour-years, Public
AddressRte 25, Institute, WV
Graduate School Students136 students
18 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$9,161
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 7 Graduate Programs
7 Master's

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at West Virginia State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For West Virginia residents, the tuition & fees are $9,161 and $20,507 for non-West Virginia residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $450 for West Virginia residents and $1,050 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$450$1,050
Books & Supplies$1,701
Room & Board$12,886 (On-Campus) / $9,473 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,066 (On-Campus) / $3,066 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$25,814$37,160
Off-Campus Total$23,401$34,747
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

West Virginia State University offers Masters graduate degree/certificate programs through 7 major areas - 7 Master's (1 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.
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services

Graduate Student Population

Total 3,638 students enrolled in West Virginia State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 136 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 54 male and 82 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 62 full-time and 74 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 18 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 16 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students54
Women Students82
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students62
Part-time Students74
By race/ethnicity 61 White, 19 Black, and 0 Asian students are attending at West Virginia State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races11
2 students are younger than 22 and 22 students are older than 65. The school has 82 students aged between 22 and 30 and 28 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under2
40 & Over22
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At West Virginia State University, 18 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 16 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment134
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses18
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses16
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses100
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses18
West Virginia Resident0
Other State In U.S.-
Outside of U.S.0

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