Molecular, Cellular and Evolutionary Biology

Financial Support

Doctoral students are guaranteed five years of stipend support at $28,000/year through a combination of research assistantships, training grants, and teaching assistantships. In addition to the annual stipend, support for doctoral students includes tuition and health insurance.

MS Students - Departmental support for graduate students accepted into the Master’s program is extremely limited and awarded on a case-by-case basis when available. Interested students should contact potential thesis advisors directly to inquire about the availability of positions and funding.

The cost of living in Salt Lake City is relatively low by national standards, and most students find that they can live comfortably on the basic stipend. Cost-of-living comparisons among cities can be made at www.bestplaces.net/html/cost_of_living.html