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Graduate Programs at MSU

Graduate Program 238 Programs
Online Graduate Courses 9 Programs
Graduate Enrollment 11,204
Offered Award Levels Master's, Doctorate
Tuition & Fees $38,638

Graduate Programs Overview

Michigan State University offers 238 graduate programs as well as undergraduate programs. Among them, 9 graduate programs are available through distance education (online classes). Total 11,204 graduate students have enrolled in graduate programs at MSU and 4,027 students enrolled online exclusively in graduate programs. For the academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate program tuition & fees are $19,714 for Michigan residents and $38,638 for students from other States. Next table summarizes the general information about graduate programs at Michigan State University.
Graduate Program Information
Awarded Degree ProgramsMaster's (136 programs)
Doctorate - Research (97 programs)
Doctorate - Practical (5 programs)
Online Graduate ProgramsMaster's (9 programs)
Tuition & Fees$19,714 Michigan residents
$38,638 out-of-state Students
Graduate Student Enrollment11,204 graduate students
4,027 enrolled in online courses
* The tuition & fees are for regular (traditional) graduate degree program and, for online programs, tuition rate may differ from it.
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Offered Graduate Degrees at MSU

It offers 238 graduate programs through online and on-site (classroom) education. Through distance learning, it offers Master's degree and/or programs. The Next table lists the number of graduate programs by offered degree and online availability. You can check the offered major programs by degree at the area of study page.
Offered Degrees and Number of Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Master's Degree1369
Post Master's Degree10
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship970
Doctor's degree - professional practice50
Total2389

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate program tuition & fees are $19,714 for Michigan residents and $38,638 for students from other States at Michigan State University. The 2022 graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.27% compared to the previous year. The next table shows the graduate school tuition & fees trends over last 4 years.
2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees
2019202020212022
In-State$18,132$18,858$18,858$19,714
Out-of-State$35,628$37,056$37,056$38,638
* The tuition & fees are for regular (traditional) graduate degree program and, for online programs, tuition rate may differ from it.
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[Chart] Michigan State University Graduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate School Student Population

At Michigan State University, 11,204 students are enrolled in graduate programs - 4,819 male and 6,385 female students. By attendance status, there are 8,417 full-time and 2,787 part-time students. The Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Enrollment
TotalFemaleMale
Total11,2046,3854,819
Full-time8,4174,5533,864
Part-time2,7871,832955
[Chart] Michigan State University Graduate School Student Population

Enrolled Students in Online Graduate Programs

At Michigan State University, 4,027 students are enrolled exclusively in graduate online courses and 3,201 students are enrolled in some online courses out of total of 11,204 students.
Distance Learning Enrollment in Graduate Programs
Graduate Students
Total11,204
Online Exclusively4,027
In Some Online Classes3,201
Not In Online Classes3,976
[Chart] Michigan State University Enrolled Students in Online Graduate Programs