Graduate Programs Overview

West Virginia University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Morgantown, West Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,134 for West Virginia residents and $26,154 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred fifty-six graduate programs: 97 Master's, 59 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,340 students have been conferred Master's degree and 588 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWest Virginia University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressPO Box 6201, Morgantown, WV
Graduate School Students5,753 students
1,453 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$10,134
Out-of-State$26,154
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 156 Graduate Programs
97 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $10,134 and $26,154 for non-West Virginia residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $563 for West Virginia residents and $1,453 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$10,134$26,154
Cost per Credit$563$1,453
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$25,282$41,302
Off-Campus Total$22,914$38,934
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$9,000$9,450$9,990$10,134$10,134
Out-of-State$23,238$24,390$25,776$26,154$26,154

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

West Virginia University offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 434 major areas - 96 Master's , 57 Doctorate . 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
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
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 26,839 students enrolled in West Virginia University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 5,753 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 2,577 male and 3,176 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 4,187 full-time and 1,566 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,453 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 484 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total5,753
Men Students2,577
Women Students3,176
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total5,753
Full-time Students4,187
Part-time Students1,566
By race/ethnicity 4,308 White, 188 Black, and 191 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
Total5,753
American Indian /
Native American
6
Asian191
Black188
Hispanic170
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
5
White4,308
Two or more races127
Un-Known23
158 students are younger than 22 and 554 students are older than 65. The school has 3,911 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,130 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total5,753
21 & Under158
22-242,145
25-291,766
30-34743
35-39387
40 & Over554
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, 1,453 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 484 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment5,753
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,453
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses484
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,816
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,453
West Virginia Resident764
Other State In U.S.673
Outside of U.S.16



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