All graduate students in good standing are eligible for at least five years of financial support. This support is in the form of graduate teaching or research assistantships or campus fellowships.
- For 2023-2024 the academic year stipend is $19,020. Please note that the cost of living in Columbia compares favorably with most locations throughout the country.
- The tuition waiver covers resident and non-resident tuition fees.
- Student medical insurance plans are administered through the Graduate School and students are encouraged to review the Graduate School's information on eligibility, enrollment, costs and coverage
Offers of financial support are made concurrently with the offer of admission. All admitted graduate students are offered full financial support.
The department provides financial support for students' thesis and dissertation research. All graduate students are eligible for travel awards to present research at professional meetings.
The majority of our graduate students receive summer support in activities related to their academic interests.