Graduate Programs Overview

Wichita State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Wichita, Kansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,041 for Kansas residents and $15,112 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
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address1845 N. Fairmount, Wichita, KS
Graduate School Students2,719 students
632 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,041
Out-of-State$15,112
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 106 Graduate Programs
59 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 18 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $7,041 and $15,112 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.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$5,544$13,615
Fees$1,497$1,497
Cost per Credit$308$756
Books & Supplies$1,250
Room & Board$12,610 (On-Campus) / $10,723 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,400 (On-Campus) / $3,400 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$24,301$32,372
Off-Campus Total$22,414$30,485
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$6,078$7,087$6,904$6,932$7,041
Out-of-State$13,609$14,807$14,817$14,845$15,112

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 284 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
Total7011639243
Men32162667
Women3801012636
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.
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
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
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
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
Education
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Engineering
Mathematics And Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Engineering
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
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
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
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
Education
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts
Education
Engineering
Mathematics And Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Human Services
Visual And Performing Arts

Graduate Student Population

Total 15,342 students enrolled in Wichita State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,719 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,165 male and 1,554 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,147 full-time and 1,572 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 632 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 444 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total2,719
Men Students1,165
Women Students1,554
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total2,719
Full-time Students1,147
Part-time Students1,572
By race/ethnicity 1,668 White, 130 Black, and 109 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
Total2,719
American Indian /
Native American
21
Asian109
Black130
Hispanic190
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
3
White1,668
Two or more races62
Un-Known63
31 students are younger than 22 and 467 students are older than 65. The school has 1,548 students aged between 22 and 30 and 673 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total2,719
21 & Under31
22-24684
25-29864
30-34419
35-39254
40 & Over467
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, 632 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 444 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,719
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses632
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses444
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,643
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses632
Kansas Resident0
Other State In U.S.-
Outside of U.S.0


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