Costs and Financial Aid

The schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering offer comprehensive
financial assistance to graduate students in the form of fellowships,
research assistantships, teaching assistantships, other academic employment
possibilities, and tuition waivers. All full-time, resident, doctoral
graduate students in the schools receive free health insurance.

Information about graduate student financial aid here.

Full-time Graduate Student Expenses for 2014 – 2015
12-month Estimated Cost

Tuition – $ 47,060
Room and Board- $18,973
Books and Supplies – $1,200
Personal Expenses – $1,300
Travel – $500
Mandatory Health Insurance – $1,748
Matriculation Fee (1st year students) – $500

Please note that there may be extra charges for taking classes in either the intersession or in summer. It may not be covered by your departmental aid. Check with the Student Accounts office before registering.

Full-time Graduate Student Expenses for 2014 – 2015
9-month Estimated Cost

Tuition – $ 47,060
Room and Board – $14,230
Books and Supplies – $1,200
Personal Expenses – $1,000
Travel – $500
Mandatory Health Insurance – $1,748
Matriculation Fee (1st year students) - $500

Please note:

  • There may be extra charges for taking classes in either the intersession or in summer. It may not be covered by your departmental aid. Check with the Office of Student Accounts before registering.
  • The University does not provide housing for graduate students.
  • The 12-month estimated cost is important for incoming international graduate students
  • Enrolled students approved for Nonresident Status are charged an annual fee of $2,353 per semester in place of full-time tuition (10% of full-time tuition).
  • For the purposes of the I-20 each dependent is assigned an additional expense of $3,500/person.