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Cost & Aid for PhD in Physiology

IMPORTANT: PhD entry level usually lasts one to two years. After passing comprehensive exams, the PhD Candidate may be eligible to apply for a teaching position which provides a waiver of tuition while working on the dissertation proposal. After the proposal is approved, the PhD Researcher with a teaching position would continue to have a waiver of tuition. The tuition listed here is for one academic year (two semesters) for 2019-20 only.
Annual Tuition
Entry Level$16,000
Candidate Level$8,000
Researcher Level$4,000
Additional Costs
Housing and Meals$7,400
Personal expenses, books, unexpected needs (estimate)$6,800

  • Financial Aid Information Federal student loans are available for the applicable annual tuition and $6,800 per year in personal expenses. In addition, federal student loans of $7,400 for housing and meals are available to those attending classes on campus.
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IMPORTANT: PhD entry level usually lasts one to two years. After passing comprehensive exams, the PhD Candidate may be eligible to apply for a teaching position which provides a waiver of tuition while working on the dissertation proposal. After the proposal is approved, the PhD Researcher with a teaching position would continue to have a waiver of tuition. Below are 2019-20 rates only.
Annual Tuition
Entry Level$16,000
Candidate Level$8,000
Researcher Level$4,000

Additional Costs
Housing and Meals$7,400
Health Insurance (estimate)$2,544
Personal expenses, books, unexpected needs (estimate)$3,500


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