Graduate Programs Overview

Wichita State University is a four-years, public school located in Wichita, Kansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,252 for Kansas residents and $15,323 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred six graduate programs: 59 Master's, 29 Doctorate, 12 Post-Bachelor's, 6 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 701 students have been conferred Master's degree and 163 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWichita State University
Typefour-years, public
Address1845 N. Fairmount, Wichita, KS
Graduate School Students3,053 students
647 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$7,252
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 106 Graduate Programs
59 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 18 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Wichita State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Kansas residents, the tuition & fees are $7,252 and $15,323 for non-Kansas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $308 for Kansas residents and $756 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$308$756
Books & Supplies$1,250
Room & Board$12,610 (On-Campus) / $10,759 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,400 (On-Campus) / $3,400 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,512$32,583
Off-Campus Total$22,661$30,732
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Wichita State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 106 major areas - 58 Master's (10 online programs), 14 Doctorate (1 online programs), 11 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 5 Post-Master'(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.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 14,999 students enrolled in Wichita State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,053 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,112 male and 1,941 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,235 full-time and 1,818 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 647 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 481 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,112
Women Students1,941
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,235
Part-time Students1,818
By race/ethnicity 1,898 White, 149 Black, and 119 Asian students are attending at Wichita State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races75
38 students are younger than 22 and 654 students are older than 65. The school has 1,630 students aged between 22 and 30 and 731 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under38
40 & Over654
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Wichita State University, 647 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 481 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,053
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses647
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses481
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,925
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses647
Kansas Resident0
Other State In U.S.-
Outside of U.S.0

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