With reasonable tuition costs and plenty of funding opportunities, students find The University of Alabama Graduate School an affordable place to study. Annual graduate student fiscal support exceeds $60 million, including the following:
– Over 2,000 0.5-FTE (half-time) teaching and research assistantships, each carrying a competitive stipend, full-tuition scholarship and paid student health insurance.
– In addition, over 200 students each year receive partial fellowship, assistantship or scholarship support.
The Graduate School awards over 90 Graduate Council fellowships annually, each with a generous stipend, a full-tuition grant and health insurance.
– The McNair graduate fellowship program – underrepresented groups or first-generation, low-income students qualify to apply.
– At UA, 42% of graduate students participate in a fellowship, and 28% participate in an assistanceship.