Financial Aid and Housing
Financial Aid. Teaching and research assistantships are available to students in the Ph.D. program on a competitive basis. The stipend is $24,000, and tuition is paid for graduate assistants.
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Cost of Study. Tuition and fees for the 2009-2010 academic year are $292 per credit hour for Arkansas residents and $627 per credit hour for out-of-state students. There is a Mental Health Fee of $76 and a Student Technology Fee of $44.
Living and Housing Costs. The University opened two new campus residence halls in fall 2006. They provide single occupancy accommodations varying in cost for from $450 per month for a furnished duplex room to $710 per month for a furnished one-bedroom apartment. Double occupancy rates are lower. Dining facilities are available in the cafeteria of the University Hospital. Also, reasonably priced apartments and houses are available nearby.
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Student Group. There are 2,538 students enrolled in the various professional schools (Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, Health Related Professions, and Nursing) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. There are 123 students in the basic science departments of the Graduate School. A campus wide student association offers social and collegial relationships with other graduate students.