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Graduate Stipends – 2025

Minimum graduate stipends

Effective August 1, 2024

50% (or 20 hours a week) is considered full-time for graduate assistants, graduate teaching assistants, graduate teaching associates, graduate research assistants, and graduate research associates to ensure they have time for their own academic work. The minimum stipends for 50%, 9-month and 12-month positions are prorated for positions that are less than 50% time.

Appointment length 25% 33% 50%
9 months $9,701 $12,805 $19,401
12 months $14,348 $18,939 $28,696

These stipends are minimums. Colleges and administrative areas are encouraged to compensate above the minimum when appropriate.

The Graduate Catalog contains additional information about graduate assistantships including policies, requirements, and benefits.