Ph.D. Tuition and Stipend Coverage

Tuition and fees are subject to change without prior notice.

About Ph.D. Tuition

  • All accepted full-time Ph.D. students will receive a competitive stipend along with full payment of tuition, health insurance, and general fees. These students are only responsible for graduation and late registration fees.
  • All Ph.D. students must register for a minimum of nine credits per semester to maintain full-time status.
  • All full-time students will automatically be enrolled in the UnitedHealthcare Insurance plan.  
  • Students opting to waive insurance coverage must complete an online waiver form each year no later than September 30.

View Online Waiver Form

Tuition for full-time Ph.D. students  $ 8,447.00 per semester
Thesis Phase Fee
(beginning year five)
$ 200.00 per semester
Campus Fee $ 369.50 per semester
School Fee (GSA) $ 27.00 per semester
Health Insurance (full-time students only) $ 2,347.00 annual premium (every fall semester)
Late Registration Fee $ 50.00

What is included in a Ph.D. stipend for full-time students?

  • A competitive stipend* for their entire training period
  • Health insurance
  • Tuition payment

    *Periodically, the amount of the stipend can change (increase) for newly admitted and continuing students in order to provide for their level of support as full-time students.