Assistantship Stipends

Monthly Stipend Schedule for Graduate Assistants

College Department/UnitStipend Per Month*
College of Arts and Sciences 
Biology $937.50
Chemistry $937.50
English, 1st Year $781.25
English, 2nd Year $843.75
Mathematics $937.50
Environmental Sciences (Ph.D.) $1166.67 (12 months)
College of Business Administration 
M.B.A., full assistantships $550
College of Education 
Curriculum and Instruction $500
Teacher Education $500
Learning Resources Center $500
Health and Physical Education $500
Counseling and Psychology $625
Ph.D. $1000 (12 months)
College of Engineering 
All Departments and Centers of Excellence  
Graduate Assistants (M.S.) $800 - 1250
Graduate Assistants (Ph.D.) $1000 - 1500
Graduate Assistants (Ph.D.), Special Projects $1500 (12 months)
Administrative Support Services 
Institutional Research $800
President\'s Office $500
Student Activities and Organizations $450 - 750
Student Services $450 - 750
University Advancement $1000

* Minimum Amount

  1. Academic and Administrative graduate student recipients will receive payments at the end of September, October, November, December, January, February, March, and April.
  2. Appointments are made for the academic year (or for one semester of the academic year) when stipends are funded from state appropriations; the University pays tuition/fees from designated fee accounts managed by the Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies.
  3. Appointments based solely on external funding could be for a twelve-month period (or less), but fees would be paid by the grant/contract or by the appointee or could be paid by the department from departmental funds.