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 eighty-eight graduate programs: 55 Master's, 16 Doctorate, 12 Post-Bachelor's, 5 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 719 students have been conferred Master's degree and 121 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 Students2,772 students
572 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,041
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 88 Graduate Programs
55 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 17 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 $302 for Kansas residents and $742 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$302$742
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)

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 88 major areas - 56 Master's (9 online programs), 14 Doctorate (1 online programs), 11 Post-Bachelor'(1 online programs), 4 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.
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Computer And Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Natural Resources And Conservation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Social Sciences
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Physical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
English Language And Literature
Work and Family Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Engineering Technology

Graduate Student Population

Total 15,778 students enrolled in Wichita State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,772 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,259 male and 1,513 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,200 full-time and 1,572 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 572 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,262 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,259
Women Students1,513
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,200
Part-time Students1,572
By race/ethnicity 1,722 White, 143 Black, and 107 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 races60
41 students are younger than 22 and 525 students are older than 65. The school has 1,560 students aged between 22 and 30 and 646 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under41
40 & Over525
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, 572 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,262 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,772
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses572
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,262
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses938
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses572
Kansas Resident0
Other State In U.S.-
Outside of U.S.0

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