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West Virginia Graduate Schools

#38 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
21 Colleges
7,544 Yearly Graduations
$40,904 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, 7,544 students received a graduate degree in West Virginia, making it rank #38 in the nation in terms of graduations. Students who reside in West Virginia can take advantage of in-state graduate tuition at some schools. This averages about $10,226 statewide. The average out-of-state tuition is $13,073.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

#1

American Public University System

Charles Town, West Virginia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
2,952 Yearly Degrees
$6,615 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 21 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, American Military University ranked #1 in terms of popularity with 2,952 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for American Public University System

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,615 $6,615
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $390 $390
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $368 $368

#2

West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
2,043 Yearly Degrees
$10,134 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 21 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, WVU ranked #2 in terms of popularity with 2,043 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for West Virginia University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $10,134 $26,154
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $563 $1,453

#3

Marshall University

Huntington, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
1,233 Yearly Degrees
$7,506 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Marshall University handed out 1,233 graduate degrees. This makes it the #3 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Marshall University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,506 $19,840
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,222 $1,222
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $485 $1,171

#4

University of Charleston

Charleston, West Virginia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
246 Yearly Degrees
$16,584 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

U Charleston handed out 246 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #4 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Charleston

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $16,584 $16,584
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $400 $400
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $425 $425

Public Public vs. Private
207 Yearly Degrees

In 2019, WVSOM handed out 207 graduate degrees. This makes it the #5 most popular school in the state in this category.

#6

Salem International University

Salem, West Virginia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
163 Yearly Degrees
$15,600 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Salem International University was ranked the #6 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 163 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Salem International University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $15,600 $15,600
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $200 $200
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $650 $650

#7

Wheeling Jesuit University

Wheeling, West Virginia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
126 Yearly Degrees
$9,450 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Wheeling Jesuit University was ranked the #7 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 126 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Wheeling Jesuit University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,450 $9,450
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $260 $260
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $525 $525

#8

Concord University

Athens, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
111 Yearly Degrees
$8,658 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Concord University was ranked the #8 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 111 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Concord University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,658 $8,658
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $500 $500
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $481 $481

#8

West Liberty University

West Liberty, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
111 Yearly Degrees
$6,300 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

West Liberty University handed out 111 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #8 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for West Liberty University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,300 $8,112
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $488 $571

#10

Fairmont State University

Fairmont, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
78 Yearly Degrees
$7,072 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Fairmont State handed out 78 graduate degrees. This makes it the #10 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Fairmont State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,072 $17,038
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,850 $2,062
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $483 $1,048

#11

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
65 Yearly Degrees
$8,118 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Shepherd University handed out 65 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #11 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Shepherd University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,118 $11,268
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $432 $1,134
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $475 $689

#12

West Virginia Wesleyan College

Buckhannon, West Virginia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
54 Yearly Degrees
$12,006 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, West Virginia Wesleyan handed out 54 graduate degrees. This makes it the #12 most popular school in the state in this category. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for West Virginia Wesleyan College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,006 $12,006
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $350 $350
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $667 $667

#13

Catholic Distance University

Charles Town, West Virginia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
39 Yearly Degrees
$8,100 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Catholic Distance University was ranked the #13 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 39 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Catholic Distance University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,100 $8,100
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $720 $720
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $450 $450

#14

West Virginia State University

Institute, West Virginia
Public Public vs. Private
38 Yearly Degrees
$8,074 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 21 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, WVSU ranked #14 in terms of popularity with 38 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for West Virginia State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,074 $18,880
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $525 $525
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $442 $1,042

#15

Alderson Broaddus University

Philippi, West Virginia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$29,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 21 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Alderson Broaddus University ranked #15 in terms of popularity with 37 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Alderson Broaddus University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $29,000 $29,000
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $220 $220
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $967 $967

#16

Ohio Valley University

Vienna, West Virginia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees
$7,200 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Ohio Valley University was ranked the #16 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 14 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Ohio Valley University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,200 $7,200
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $415 $415

#17

Bethany College West Virginia

Bethany, West Virginia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$8,586 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 21 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Bethany College West Virginia ranked #17 in terms of popularity with 9 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Bethany College West Virginia

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,586 $8,586
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $500 $500
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $885 $885

#17

Strayer University - West Virginia

Scott Depot, West Virginia
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
9 Yearly Degrees
$14,940 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 21 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Strayer University - West Virginia ranked #17 in terms of popularity with 9 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Strayer University - West Virginia

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,940 $14,940
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $195 $195
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $553 $553

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees

Out of the 21 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, WVUH Radiologic Technology Education Programs ranked #19 in terms of popularity with 7 graduate degrees handed out in 2019.

#20

Appalachian Bible College

Mount Hope, West Virginia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
2 Yearly Degrees
$1,350 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 21 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Appalachian Bible College ranked #20 in terms of popularity with 2 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Appalachian Bible College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $1,350 $1,350
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $450 $450

#21

Future Generations University

Franklin, West Virginia
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$9,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 21 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Future Generations ranked #21 in terms of popularity with 0 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Future Generations University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,000 $9,000
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $500 $500

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