The total number of credits required for degree completion varies by program. For more information about costs and fees, visit our Graduate Catalog.
Financial aid in the form of student loans and work-study is administered by Student Financial Services (SFS). To receive financial aid, you must be enrolled for a minimum of 3 credits per academic quarter in a program leading to a degree. For more information, visit Financial Aid for Graduate Students in the Graduate Catalog, contact Student Financial Services at 206-281-2061, or visit the SFS website.
Resources available to graduate students to offset costs may include:
Student loans. Includes amounts that exceed tuition and provide for living expenses.
Graduate research fellowships. Department and grant-funded research and administrative assistant positions are offered to a limited number of graduate students each year. Selection is based on established criteria within each graduate department.
Graduate teaching assistantships. Department-funded teaching assistantships are offered to a limited number of graduate students each year. Selection is based on established criteria and course need within each graduate department.
Merit scholarships. Offered by the University as an offset to tuition.
Department scholarship and awards. Selection is based on established criteria within each department. May not be distributed every year.
- The Dickinson Fellowship. Provides training and tuition to undergraduate and graduate students who have a calling to work with persons and their families who are impacted by chronic mental health conditions.
For part-time student employment opportunities on or off campus, explore these options: