Graduate Programs Overview

West Virginia State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Institute, West Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,749 for West Virginia residents and $19,555 for other students in average.

It offers eight graduate programs: 8 Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWest Virginia State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressRte 25, Institute, WV
Graduate School Students136 students
16 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,749
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 8 Graduate Programs
8 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $8,749 and $19,555 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.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 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$25,402$36,208
Off-Campus Total$22,989$33,795
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

West Virginia State University offers Masters graduate degree/certificate programs through 22 major areas - 7 Master's . 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
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Computer And Information Sciences
Human Services
Communication and Journalism

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 16 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 13 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
The school has 75 students aged between 22 and 30 and 32 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
40 & Over29
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, 16 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 13 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment136
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses16
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses13
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses107
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses16
West Virginia Resident0
Other State In U.S.-
Outside of U.S.0

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