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Financial Information
Tuition and Fees
    • Tuition is subject to change without notice. Current tuition for full time graduate students (Fall 2008) is $5,011.28 per semester for Wisconsin residents and $12,472.24 per semester for non-residents. Students who are Minnesota residents may be eligible for resident tuition under the Minnesota-Wisconsin reciprocity agreement. 
    • Fees are subject to change without notice. Current Segregated Fees for full time graduate students (Fall 2008) are $445.04. Segregated Fees must be paid by every student, even if tuition is covered by an appointment or fellowship. 
    • Graduate students who are classified as non-residents of Wisconsin and who hold an appointment as a teaching, research, or project assistant are granted tuition at the resident level in any semester in which their appointment rate is greater than or equal to 33.3%. 
    • Upon admission to candidacy for the doctorate, tuition is decreased.
    • See the Registrar Website for the most up-to-date information regarding tuition and fees.
Financial Support
    • Assistantships
      • Teaching assistantships afford financial aid to graduate students, as well as opportunities for acquiring valuable teaching experience. The stipend depends upon the time devoted to departmental duties.
      • Research and project assistantships afford financial aid to graduate students, as well as permit you to assist in a research program which may contribut to requirements for your doctoral thesis.
      • The psychology department selects its teaching, research, and project assistants according to their scholarly promise and ability to perform the required duties. You will automatically be considered for these assistantships when you apply for admission.
    • Fellowships
      • The university has a campus-wide fellowship competition, and a number of our entering psychology graduate students receive them each year. You will be considered for this competition upon completion of your application materials. Sucessful candidates will be notified in early March.
      • There are several other fellowships offered through the university, including Advanced Opportunity Fellowships. Please refer to the Graduate School's Funding Resources webpage for more information on the variety of fellowships available. 
      • Consider applying for fellowhips sponsored by the numerous federal and non-federal agencies, such as National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and Fulbright-Hays. An applicant who has been awarded a national fellowship has a high probability of being admitted to our program. If you recieve a fellowship in a national competition, please notify the Psychology Graduate and Admissions Office,
    • For more detailed information, please refer to the Graduate School's Funding Resources webpage.
Health Care
    • Graduate students who are appointed as teaching, research, and project assistants receive health insurance benefits through Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). 
    • Services are available at the University Health Services to all full-time students and all part-time students who have paid the health care fee. The health care fee is included in the registration fees. A wide variety of outpatient medical and nursing services are offered at the clinic, but it is important to realize that there are certain limitations. Hospitalizations, emergency room visits, and medication, for instance, are not included. 
    • Insurance covering hospital and emergency services is strongly recommended for those not eligible to be covered by SHIP. 
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