Costs & Aid

Applicants are encouraged to contact their KU graduate program first with questions about financial support available from the graduate program.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Graduate Research Assistant, and Graduate Assistant (GTA/GRA/GA) positions are administered by graduate programs. Ask the program to which you are applying about these opportunities. Also, scan the Jobs at KU listings for opportunities outside of the graduate program to which you are applying

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Costs for international students are available on the International Student Services page. 

Information on tuition and costs is available at KU Affordability.

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships can answer questions about federal financial assistance.

Information on more KU funding sources as well as external funding opportunities can be found in funding sources.


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