Cancer Biology, PhD - Costs & Financial Aid

Tuition for accepted students in the Cancer Biology program is fully funded by a combination of Graduate Student Instructorships (GSIs) and Graduate Research Assistantships (GRAs) that cover the cost of full-time enrollment.  

Students also receive living stipends through a combination of funding from USciences and Wistar Institute while enrolled in good academic standing. Currently, stipends begin at $27,500 for the first year (prorated to cover September-June), $28,500 for the second year, and $29,500 in subsequent years.

Also see more information about institutional funding and student loan options that are available for graduate students.

Costs for Cancer Biology, PhD Students
University-sponsored Student Health Insurance – Plan Premium * ^ $1,707
Room and Board * $16,288 (estimated based on double room occupancy for fall and spring)

* Room, board and health insurance costs are subject to change annually. Amounts shown are 2018-19 costs.

^ Enrollment required of all full-time students without equivalent health insurance coverage.

The University Administration reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and room and board charges.

Contact:

Kenneth Myers, PhD
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and Neuroscience

Office Location:

McNeil Science and Technology Center, Room 348

Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-7531

Email:

k.myers@usciences.edu

Contact:

Brian Keith, PhD
Professor and Dean of Biomedical Studies

Address:

The Wistar Institute
3601 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone:

215-898-3964

Email:

bkeith@wistar.org