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Graduate Certificate in Educational Assessment

233 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A graduate certificate in assessment is offered at 69 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 24% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 18.5% of assessment graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Assessment Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 233 students earned their graduate certificate in assessment. This earns it the #59 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in assessment at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 562
Master’s Degree 517
Graduate Certificate 233
Doctor’s Degree 218
Undergraduate Certificate 1
Basic Certificate 1

Earnings of Assessment Majors With Graduate Certificate

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for assessment majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for assessment majors who have their graduate certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in assessment. About 74.2% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 60
Women 173
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in Assessment

The racial-ethnic distribution of assessment graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 12
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 123
International Students 43
Other Races/Ethnicities 19
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Assessment Graduate Certificate Students

There are 69 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in assessment. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
22 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for assessment students seekinga graduate certificate is University of Georgia. Roughly 37,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,878 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their graduate certificate in assessment from UGA. Of these students, 86% were women and 27% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

University Park, Pennsylvania
12 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania State University - World Campus comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in assessment. Each year, around 14,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,484 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,682 per year.

The assessment program at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus awarded 12 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

#2

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
12 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Indiana University - Bloomington. Each year, around 43,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,575 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,501 per year.

The assessment program at Indiana University - Bloomington awarded 12 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 58% of this group were women, and 8% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
12 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas A&M University - College Station comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in assessment. Roughly 67,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,941 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,677 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 people received their graduate certificate in assessment from Texas A&M. About 42% of this group were women, and 17% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey
11 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Montclair State University. Each year, around 21,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,082 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,600 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their graduate certificate in assessment from Montclair State. Around 27% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 91% were women.

#5

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington
11 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Washington State University. Each year, around 30,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,953 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,493 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their graduate certificate in assessment from Wazzu. Of these students, 55% were women and 9% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia
10 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Georgia State University. Roughly 32,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,158 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,164 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their graduate certificate in assessment from Georgia State. Around 60% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 60% were women.

#8

University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky
9 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Kentucky comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in assessment. Roughly 29,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,011 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,055 per year.

The assessment program at University of Kentucky awarded 9 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 89% were women and 11% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia
9 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Virginia Tech is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in assessment. Each year, around 34,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,420 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,701 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their graduate certificate in assessment from Virginia Tech. About 67% of this group were women, and 11% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Sitting Bull College

Fort Yates, North Dakota
8 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Sitting Bull College comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in assessment. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,600 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,300 per year.

The assessment program at Sitting Bull College awarded 8 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 38% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

8 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Maryland - University College is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in assessment. Each year, around 59,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,640 per year.

The assessment program at University of Maryland - University College awarded 8 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 62% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut
8 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Connecticut. Each year, around 27,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,798 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,300 per year.

The assessment program at University of Connecticut awarded 8 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 62% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, Virginia
8 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

James Madison University comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in assessment. Each year, around 21,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,250 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,848 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their graduate certificate in assessment from JMU. Around 12% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#14

Miami University - Oxford

Oxford, Ohio
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Miami University - Oxford is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in assessment. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,324 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,677 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their graduate certificate in assessment from Miami of Ohio. About 100% of this group were women, and 60% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women

Michigan State University is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in assessment. Each year, around 50,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,555 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,858 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 people received their graduate certificate in assessment from Michigan State.

#14

Webster University

Saint Louis, Missouri
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Webster University is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in assessment. Roughly 12,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $28,500 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,500 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 graduate certificate were handed out to assessment majors at Webster. About 80% of this group were women, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women

The 14th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Maryland - College Park. Each year, around 40,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,158 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 graduate certificate were handed out to assessment majors at UMCP.

#14

Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana
5 Yearly Graduations
40% Women

The 14th most popular school in the country for assessment majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Ball State University. Roughly 22,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,358 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,850 per year.

The assessment program at Ball State University awarded 5 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year.

#14

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University at Buffalo is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in assessment. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 graduate certificate were handed out to assessment majors at University at Buffalo. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#20

University of Rochester

Rochester, New York
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Rochester comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in assessment. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,040 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,705 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their graduate certificate in assessment from University of Rochester. About 100% of this group were women, and 75% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to assessment that offer graduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Educational Administration 9,171
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3,548
Special Education 2,240
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2,112
Curriculum & Instruction 1,230

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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