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 3,082,808 graduate students have enrolled in graduate schools. (Total enrollment including undergraduate students is 12,390,727.)
  • The average students to faculty ratio is 13.96 to 1.
  • There are 200 Law Schools and 150 Medical Schools.

Largest Graduate Schools

1
Los Angeles, CA
2
New York, NY
New York University
25,114 Students
3
New York, NY
4
Cambridge, MA
Harvard University
21,616 Students
5
Baltimore, MD

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$21,47824,816 6,66697110.50 to 1
Alabama32 $10,691$16,055218,569 57,6289,92317.13 to 1
Arkansas20 $11,552$16,744108,963 16,6574,82216.59 to 1
Arizona29 $15,598$19,680395,868 225,5678,33118.95 to 1
California223 $20,005$22,2761,187,744 133,59450,97313.22 to 1
Colorado38 $15,477$18,838265,622 70,11112,02514.97 to 1
Connecticut24 $16,988$21,821143,978 17,4259,10312.10 to 1
District of Columbia19 $23,853$25,29197,480 19,6555,21911.64 to 1
Delaware6 $16,062$17,26846,687 8,4901,66919.17 to 1
Florida82 $14,153$17,349569,514 114,23220,88214.77 to 1
Georgia49 $12,578$17,246353,618 56,53515,67715.82 to 1
Guam2 $5,682$8,2473,806 5814312.50 to 1
Hawaii8 $15,490$21,53527,910 2,0781,58512.17 to 1
Iowa34 $10,762$13,519155,843 47,4717,02813.28 to 1
Idaho7 $10,562$20,23353,071 6,8752,13614.00 to 1
Illinois91 $18,869$19,247430,959 78,95722,86912.09 to 1
Indiana50 $15,490$19,873291,024 42,37314,73512.80 to 1
Kansas27 $10,192$12,575128,902 33,2795,95212.46 to 1
Kentucky27 $10,408$12,809179,294 32,6867,95514.35 to 1
Louisiana29 $12,541$19,235169,975 20,3978,21314.77 to 1
Massachusetts82 $24,755$27,619402,195 39,47322,73911.90 to 1
Maryland34 $14,436$17,839242,865 68,37712,64913.37 to 1
Maine16 $17,889$21,75640,909 8,5051,65814.38 to 1
Michigan49 $17,934$20,686350,797 31,44120,29512.81 to 1
Minnesota41 $13,087$15,623273,388 109,1148,80315.82 to 1
Missouri59 $12,432$14,843275,202 48,35311,61413.85 to 1
Mississippi17 $10,405$13,27195,724 12,9655,02814.93 to 1
Montana8 $11,863$23,08238,395 3,1181,63814.00 to 1
North Carolina58 $12,486$17,511329,967 41,34120,38813.43 to 1
North Dakota11 $9,525$10,66840,981 8,3771,91313.00 to 1
Nebraska24 $11,066$13,79993,670 20,2464,27714.35 to 1
New Hampshire15 $18,187$22,332145,925 101,7192,27714.36 to 1
New Jersey37 $19,251$21,109267,301 25,68011,55714.11 to 1
New Mexico16 $11,990$16,40558,059 9,4683,14111.54 to 1
Nevada9 $17,929$22,63456,490 2,8922,27013.14 to 1
New York168 $20,738$24,413878,754 68,08352,37013.49 to 1
Ohio79 $14,991$18,142420,330 50,33020,34813.34 to 1
Oklahoma26 $9,293$13,824128,453 15,6646,65614.38 to 1
Oregon31 $18,712$21,717136,126 18,1137,36213.38 to 1
Pennsylvania124 $19,525$21,309525,512 64,66331,54214.51 to 1
Puerto Rico54 $6,081$7,347151,204 9,7625,07017.60 to 1
Rhode Island12 $20,448$24,05266,329 3,0963,39613.18 to 1
South Carolina31 $13,367$19,691147,576 13,7487,30714.69 to 1
South Dakota17 $11,054$12,45046,584 11,6021,89614.36 to 1
Tennessee54 $16,519$19,361222,556 25,86112,27012.78 to 1
Texas114 $13,130$17,450832,574 102,34540,58515.04 to 1
Utah16 $10,500$15,951319,706 145,9809,25517.27 to 1
Virginia57 $14,410$18,664369,414 97,93517,06212.85 to 1
Virgin Islands1 $7,456$13,7381,984 2578811.00 to 1
Vermont19 $20,564$23,67536,976 5,3682,43111.00 to 1
Washington32 $18,993$23,068178,237 12,71010,31313.57 to 1
Wisconsin47 $13,302$16,312238,759 22,74012,73914.80 to 1
West Virginia21 $10,957$13,908111,692 53,8353,65015.37 to 1
Wyoming1 $6,517$16,61512,450 1,66673015.00 to 1