Graduate Program Overview

West Virginia University is a four-years, public school located in Morgantown, 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 $10,332 for West Virginia residents and $26,676 for out-of-state students. It offers 153 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWest Virginia University
TypeFour-years, Public
AddressPO Box 6201, Morgantown, WV
Graduate School Students5,774 students
2,266 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$10,332
Out-of-State$26,676
Student to Faculty21:1 (4.76%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 153 Graduate Programs
96 Master's, 57 Doctorate

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at West Virginia 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 $10,332 and $26,676 for non-West Virginia residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $574 for West Virginia residents and $1,482 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
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$10,332$26,676
Cost per Credit$574$1,482
Books & Supplies$950
Room & Board$10,948 (On-Campus) / $8,580 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,250 (On-Campus) / $3,250 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$25,480$41,824
Off-Campus Total$23,112$39,456
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$9,450$9,990$10,134$10,134$10,332
Out-of-State$24,390$25,776$26,154$26,154$26,676

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

West Virginia University offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 153 major areas - 96 Master's , 57 Doctorate . 1,340 students have been conferred Master's degree and 588 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
Total1,340588--
Men533283--
Women807305--
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
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness 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
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 26,269 students enrolled in West Virginia University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,774 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,617 male and 3,157 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 4,216 full-time and 1,558 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,266 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 2,423 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,774
Men Students2,617
Women Students3,157
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,774
Full-time Students4,216
Part-time Students1,558
By race/ethnicity 4,317 White, 217 Black, and 202 Asian students are attending at West Virginia University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total5,774
American Indian /
Native American
5
Asian202
Black217
Hispanic183
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
5
White4,317
Two or more races145
Un-Known34
156 students are younger than 22 and 518 students are older than 65. The school has 3,986 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,111 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,774
21 & Under156
22-242,229
25-291,757
30-34721
35-39390
40 & Over518
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 University, 2,266 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 2,423 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,774
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,266
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses2,423
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,085
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,266
West Virginia Resident1,074
Other State In U.S.1,192
Outside of U.S.0



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