Allowable Tuition Rates for Proposals

Updated 9/14/2017

The Summer tuition rates are base on five (5) credit hours.

See also: Stipend Ranges

Please Note: Allowability of tuition costs varies by sponsoring agency

This table represents the amount of tuition to be included in a grant proposal where the tuition is an allowable cost by the sponsor. It is supported by a memo from the Controller's Office, July, 2013. "The attached document provides a recap of the Federal regulations relating to the allowability of charging graduate scholarships and fees to sponsored funding." [1-page PDF]

*Specific Graduate Departments include: Animal Science, Computer Science, Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Microbiology, Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Industrial Design, Natural Resource Ecology and Management

** This table is based on the actual rates for Academic Year (AY) Summer 2015 - Spring 2016 (provided by the Office of the Registrar). All future AY's are increased by 4.20%. This table and the percentages will be updated each year after the tuition increase has been approved.

For detailed information regarding Tuition Scholarship Awards, please refer to "Payment of Tuition and Fees" section of the Graduate College Handbook.  


2016-2018 Monthly Stipend Ranges for Graduate Assistants. These rates are set by the Graduate College (PDF)

Effective July 1, 2016 (FY17)    
10 Hours 1/4 time $950 to $2400
20 Hours 1/2 time $1900 to $4800
30 Hours 3/4 time $2850 to $7200
Effective July 1, 2017 (FY18)    
10 Hours 1/4 time $1,000 to $2600
20 Hours 1/2 time $2,000 to $5200
30 Hours 3/4 time $3,000 to $7800
Effective July 1, 2018 (FY19):    
10 Hours1/4 time$1,050 to $2,800
20 Hours1/2 time$2,100 to $5,600
30 Hours3/4 time$3,150 to $8,400
Please refer to the NIH Graduate Student Salary Cap when applying for NIH funding.