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
- 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
- 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.