Financial Aid Information for the Department of Biological Sciences
All students accepted into the Biological Sciences Ph.D. Program receive full funding, which includes tuition costs, health insurance, fees, and a combination of salary & stipend. The stipend/salary for 2012-2013 will be $31,667. Furthermore, the University provides subsidized housing within a short walk from the laboratories in the pleasant and lively Columbia neighborhood, populated mainly by faculty, students, and University staff. Typical monthly rents are anywhere from $787-$1,671.