2020 Graduate Schools Overview

For academic year 2019-2020, 2,182 graduate schools are active in United States. 4 year schools that called "Universities" such as national universities and regional universities have graduate schools in diverse areas and some liberal arts colleges have graduate programs but in limited areas. Next summarizes graduate school statistics for academic year 2019-2020.
  • There are 2,182 graduate schools - 623 public and 1,559 private schools.
  • The 2020 average graduate tuition & fees is $15,967 for state residents and $19,186 for out-of-state students.
  • Total 3,225,101 graduate students have enrolled in graduate schools. (Total enrollment including undergraduate students is 12,498,653.)
  • The average students to faculty ratio is 13.72 to 1.
  • There are 200 Law Schools and 150 Medical Schools.

Largest Graduate Schools

1
New York, NY
New York University
25,331 Students
2
Atlanta, GA
3
Ann Arbor, MI
4
Minneapolis, MN
5
Seattle, WA

Most Programs Offered

1
Los Angeles, CA
2
New York, NY
3
Seattle, WA
4
5
Ann Arbor, MI

Expensive Tuition & Fees

2
Wellesley, MA
4
New York, NY
5
Claremont, CA

Graduate Schools Statistics by State

StateNumber of Graduate SchoolsIn-State Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & Fees Number of Students (Total)Number of Graduate StudentsNumber of Faculties (full-time)Students to Faculty Ratio
Alaska5 $12,211$21,47821,329 15,05783610.50 to 1
Alabama32 $10,691$16,055216,418 73,89110,21016.00 to 1
Arkansas20 $11,552$16,744102,440 33,4404,68515.41 to 1
Arizona29 $15,598$19,680449,637 271,2599,56020.95 to 1
California223 $20,005$22,2761,232,588 959,44152,24513.16 to 1
Colorado38 $15,477$18,838265,843 109,29712,57814.43 to 1
Connecticut24 $16,988$21,821141,722 60,9878,96912.29 to 1
District of Columbia19 $23,853$25,29196,916 41,7905,53613.91 to 1
Delaware6 $16,062$17,26845,616 29,8461,66216.50 to 1
Florida82 $14,153$17,349591,332 314,15821,24714.95 to 1
Georgia49 $12,578$17,246368,313 124,15015,83415.69 to 1
Guam2 $5,682$8,2473,722 4013513.00 to 1
Hawaii8 $15,490$21,53527,959 3,1311,55711.17 to 1
Iowa34 $10,762$13,519148,146 52,6166,92313.72 to 1
Idaho7 $10,562$20,23350,547 12,3892,12714.67 to 1
Illinois91 $18,869$19,247436,924 214,62223,39411.90 to 1
Indiana50 $15,490$19,873328,103 125,89914,76312.89 to 1
Kansas27 $10,192$12,575120,854 32,3925,91412.65 to 1
Kentucky27 $10,408$12,809184,717 50,1437,28714.91 to 1
Louisiana29 $12,541$19,235177,348 43,7198,45115.15 to 1
Massachusetts82 $24,755$27,619392,184 182,24322,79311.34 to 1
Maryland34 $14,436$17,839238,102 155,05612,57612.58 to 1
Maine16 $17,889$21,75640,263 16,2681,66413.29 to 1
Michigan49 $17,934$20,686326,581 141,42019,55512.52 to 1
Minnesota41 $13,087$15,623269,993 144,4048,74515.88 to 1
Missouri59 $12,432$14,843255,401 70,12811,26413.35 to 1
Mississippi17 $10,405$13,27194,791 25,4885,00114.53 to 1
Montana8 $11,863$23,08235,827 4,9461,67513.38 to 1
North Carolina58 $12,486$17,511332,832 110,80820,58812.83 to 1
North Dakota11 $9,525$10,66839,700 8,6131,87412.91 to 1
Nebraska24 $11,066$13,79997,201 28,3604,43914.22 to 1
New Hampshire15 $18,187$22,332175,774 138,7202,33314.00 to 1
New Jersey37 $19,251$21,109263,847 82,61311,55614.00 to 1
New Mexico16 $11,990$16,40554,603 15,1383,35711.08 to 1
Nevada9 $17,929$22,63455,951 15,5872,33911.57 to 1
New York168 $20,738$24,413859,373 397,86452,51213.74 to 1
Ohio79 $14,991$18,142402,512 103,94219,84313.59 to 1
Oklahoma26 $9,293$13,824125,032 28,7356,75514.88 to 1
Oregon31 $18,712$21,717131,765 32,8357,17412.34 to 1
Pennsylvania124 $19,525$21,309508,834 172,86930,22212.98 to 1
Puerto Rico54 $6,081$7,347152,849 22,6374,42916.95 to 1
Rhode Island12 $20,448$24,05263,245 20,2363,34212.27 to 1
South Carolina31 $13,367$19,691148,425 41,2997,37114.07 to 1
South Dakota17 $11,054$12,45044,053 14,1871,78813.00 to 1
Tennessee54 $16,519$19,361226,958 46,03612,53912.28 to 1
Texas114 $13,130$17,450847,167 325,83241,26714.90 to 1
Utah16 $10,500$15,951355,791 208,71910,09819.33 to 1
Virginia57 $14,410$18,664385,974 196,98117,19512.67 to 1
Virgin Islands1 $7,456$13,7381,838 6466912.00 to 1
Vermont19 $20,564$23,67535,502 7,6161,9399.63 to 1
Washington32 $18,993$23,068173,227 32,08010,60612.96 to 1
Wisconsin47 $13,302$16,312228,303 80,31712,64914.60 to 1
West Virginia21 $10,957$13,908112,452 68,1043,59514.16 to 1
Wyoming1 $6,517$16,61511,829 4,57671914.00 to 1