Information for Faculty

Information for faculty regarding graduate student stipends

The current stipend for graduate students on an assistantship is $23,460 per year.

You should budget $11,522.41 toward graduate student tuition for one academic year. This amount is as of 2016-17 academic year. It is expected to increase every year and it is DOR policy that a 15% increase be calculated for tuition for every additional year of funding.

The current fringe rate for students is 0.47%.

For faculty mentoring graduate students

  1. You along with the assistance of the committee members (if a committee has been formed) have to fill out the annual evaluation once per year, usually by May 30. The form is at

http://gradschool.fiu.edu/student-forms.shtml

  1. The advisor and all committee members have to individually fill out the Graduate Student Assessment on the day of the Dissertation Defense.

This is a requirement for the Final ETD Approval to be signed off by the Graduate Program Director.