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PhD Tuition Awards & Stipend Support

The School of Nursing is committed to supporting PhD in Nursing & Health Science students financially.

All full-time PhD students at the School of Nursing receive a full tuition waiver for up to 60 credits and an additional cost-of-living stipend of $25,000. 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. The $25,000 stipend is provided for the first four years of full-time study.

See the full breakdown of tuition and fees.

Health Insurance Info

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

Get health insurance coverage info for PhD students

Scholarship Opportunities

Additional financial support is facilitated in following years through assistance with student applications for a wide range of funding for continued PhD study and research. In addition to tuition and stipend support, our students have also earned outside funding to support their education, including:

Part-time Study

Financial aid may be available to part-time students depending on credit load. Employees of the University of Rochester may also explore tuition benefits to support part-time study.

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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