Tuition & Financial Support
Over 90% of the incoming graduate students in Fall 2014 received full financial support. Support can come in three ways:
- Fellowships: most pay a quarterly stipend plus fees and health insurance and sometimes nonresident tuition. Offers are made by the UCSB Graduate Division.
- Graduate Student Research (GSR) Positions: pays a monthly stipend plus fees, health insurance and nonresident tuition. Offers are made by individual faculty members.
- Teaching Assistantships (TAships): pays a monthly stipend plus fees, health insurance and nonresident tuition. Offers are made by the department.
Need-based aid is only available for domestic students. To apply for aid, a Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) must be submitted separately. More information is available through the UCSB Financial Aid Office.
Consult the Graduate Division website for more information on Graduate Student Fees and Fee Remission. The following table lists current tuition, health insurance and fees per quarter.