SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Financial Assistance

SBS Student support available

Ph.D. candidates accepted to our graduate programs are provided financial support. Assistantships for doctoral students provide a yearly stipend of $23,000 -- plus tuition and fee waivers for a total financial equivalent of approximately $34,000. Admission to the Ph.D. program automatically enrolls students in financial assistantships. Separate admission forms are not required.

M.S. students may be hired as Graduate Teaching Assistants for the undergraduate Biology labs on an as-need basis. Graduate Teaching Assistantships are $2,400 to $3,600 per semester, depending on the number of laboratory sections assigned. International students must have earned a minimum score of 24 on the speaking portion of the TOEFL to be considered for a TA position.