Graduate Student Support

Over 60% of our graduate students are awarded a teaching assistantship, a research assistantship, or a fellowship. Supported full-time students receive a minimum annual stipend of $20,000, a full tuition waiver for up to 12 credit hours, and have almost 80% of their student health insurance premium covered.



More than 60% of graduate students are supported.


Full-time students receive a minimum of $20,000.
tuition waivers

Tuition Waivers

Up to 12 credit hours per semester are waived.
health premiums

Covered health premiums

Almost 80% of student health insurance premiums are covered.

Teaching Assistantships

· Graduate teaching assistantships are awarded by the department on a competitive basis.

· New students are awarded teaching assistantships based on the qualifications of the applicant.

· Students in the program are awarded graduate teaching assistantships on the basis of performance in the program.

Research Assistantships

· Graduate research assistantships are made available by faculty to students who are chosen to collaborate on one or more of their research projects.

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