Doctoral students are typically provided a fellowship award, which includes an annual stipend, a full tuition scholarship, and single coverage health insurance while they are enrolled and making satisfactory progress toward the Ph.D. degree. The stipend is $26,650 for the 2012-13 academic year (July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013).
Doctoral students are expected to assist with teaching duties and consulting projects in the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology. Advanced students may be supported as research assistants or instructors. A traineeship in environmental health biostatistics funded by the National Institutes of Health is also available for U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
Most students pursuing Master’s Degrees are self funded. Federal loans to help cover the costs of graduate study are available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who qualify . In addition, many alternative loans are available to graduate students though lenders like Nellie Mae and Citibank. Full information and application materials are available from the Medical Center Financial Aid Office.
For more information and details on how to apply please visit the Office for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs.