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Chemistry, MS, PhD - Costs & Financial Aid

In the fall of 2022, the tuition and fees based on your program of study will be frozen and remain through graduation.

Institutional Funding

Qualified Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Pharmacognosy PhD graduate students in our programs may receive full support in the form of a Graduate Student Instructorship which provides a full-tuition waiver and over $26,700 in support from a $21,500 starting stipend, $2,232 student health plan reimbursement, and $3,000+ in additional scholarships. Other forms of available institutional support at both the MS and PhD levels include: teaching assistantships, endowed fellowships, grant funding and various graduate awards.

Qualified Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Pharmacognosy MS students are also eligible for federal financial aid. Our knowledgeable Financial Aid Office staff members are here to help you with the process and discuss your options.

Costs for Students Entering Fall 2022

Tuition and Fees †

$1,676/credit, billed each semester

University-sponsored Student Health Insurance – Plan Premium  ^


Room and Board *

$14,556 (estimated based on Osol Hall single room occupancy for fall and spring and the 11 Meal Plan)

† Tuition and Fees for these students are frozen at this level for duration of their program

* Room and board costs are subject to change annually. Amounts shown are 2021-22 costs. Costs may vary depending upon meal-plan option selected and residence hall assignment. 

^ Health insurance costs are subject to change annually. Amount shown is 2021-22 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.


John W. Tomsho, PhD
Program Director

Office Location:

Griffith Hall, Room 310A


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