Dating a graduate student means dating a workaholic – Nearly every grad student not only does their own academic research, but they also make ends meet teaching or assisting in undergraduate classes. That means their time is at a premium. Its not necessarily like dating a monk, but that level of dedication is there.
What is the average age of people in grad school?
33 years old According to research from the Council of Graduate Schools, the average age of graduate students in the U.S. is 33 years old. This number has remained stagnant over the past few decades, going back to the 90s.
Is 26 too old for a masters?
Like others have said, you definitely arent too old. Im finishing my MSc at the moment and was 21 when I started it, but was the youngest on my course by a few years, you seem to get a much bigger age range on postgraduate courses.
Do most grad students live on campus?
However, most graduate students do not end up living on campus. The majority of grad students end up living off-campus, much more than their undergraduate counterparts.