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We offer graduate programs leading to both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Our students come from all over the world and have a variety of educational backgrounds.
For full admission requirements and to apply, please visit the Graduate School.
Students are ONLY admitted with a prior commitment by a professor to serve as a major advisor, which means applicants are expected to contact professors with shared research interests to learn about specific research and funding possibilities concurrent with a formal application.
Most graduate students are supported as graduate research assistants on the research grants of their major advisors/professors. Applicants should contact professors with shared research interests to inquire about the availability of such assistantships early in the admission process.
Stipends for a 12-month .20 to .49 graduate assistantship range from about $8,503 to $20,833 for and incoming M.S. student and $9,012 to $22,079 for an incoming Ph.D. student. Graduate tuition is waived for students holding at least a .20 assistantship.