Cost details can be found through the Business Office.
Upon full admission to our program, students in research track programs are eligible to receive a fellowship stipend and reduced tuition.
Our admitted Ph.D. students automatically apply for a fellowship upon admission to the biomedical sciences graduate program. No additional paperwork is required.
As a full-time student enrolled in our graduate program, you may be eligible for other financial aid. Almost all of these financial aid sources are only available to citizens or permanent residents of the United States. If you do qualify, financial aid support may be available in the form of grants, work-study and loans. USD's Financial Aid Office manages this aspect of financial aid. There are strict deadlines for applying for some forms of financial aid, so you are encouraged to begin this process early.
There is a lower cost of living in Vermillion than at several comparable university cities nearby. Excluding tuition and fees, USD calculates that it costs approximately $13,068 for you to live in Vermillion for one year. Living costs for on-campus graduate housing are slightly less than off-campus living costs.