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Tuition & Financial Support

The School of Nursing is committed to supporting PhD in Nursing & Health Science students, to contribute to the preparation of future nursing & health science scholars and leaders. 

All full-time PhD students at the School of Nursing receive a full tuition waiver for up to 60 credits as well as health insurance coverage.

The School of Nursing provides tuition awards for PhD and MS-PhD students for the required courses in both the master's and PhD programs. Note: We are not currently accepting applications to the MS-PhD Combined program.

See the full breakdown of tuition and fees


Health Insurance

The University of Rochester has expanded single-payer health insurance coverage to all full-time PhD students across the institution.

Health insurance coverage info for PhD students

Scholarship Opportunities

In addition to tuition support, our students have also earned outside funding to support their education and research.

Outside scholarship opportunities

Part-time Study

Part-time students are encouraged to apply employee tuition benefits towards their program of study. Employees of the University of Rochester can explore tuition benefits on the Total Rewards website.

Connect With Us

Interested in earning your PhD? Connect with us to discuss the PhD degree in nursing and health science and the opportunities available at the University of Rochester. 

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