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Graduate Students

Financial Information

The University of Houston offers several different kinds of financial assistance.  Prospective and current students are encouraged to visit an advisor at the Office of Student Business Services for more information.

Tuition and Fees

Graduate tuition and fees vary depending on the educational program, residence status, graduate level and courses a student is currently taking. Prospective and current students are encouraged to review tuition and fees applicable to their graduate study. Additional fees, such as parking, are not included on the schedule of charges.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantships is an excellent way to gain valuable educational experience and offset the cost of graduate education.  To be eligible for a graduate assistantship, you must have an undergraduate degree or its equivalent, must be admitted to a Ph.D. program, and should be prepared to work full-time toward the degree. Appointments to graduate assistantships are made by the College's Associate Dean, based on department recommendations, at the offer of admissions.

Fellowships and Scholarships

Fellowships and Scholarships may be awarded based on merit, financial need, diversity, or other circumstantial and academic major considerations.  The University of Houston offers university-wide options for fellowships and scholarships. The College of Education offers a robust selection of scholarships to support the educational pursuits of our students.