Doctoral students on Teaching Assistantships receive a stipend and tuition remission, usually for a period of up to 5 years. Funding for students on Research Assistantships may be different depending on the advisor and grant fund availability.
Typically, Master's programs should be completed in 2 years and PhD programs in 5 years.
Master's students are not guaranteed an assistantship, stipend or tuition remission. The availability depends on the program and availability of assistantships.
Citizens of Latin America and the Caribbean may apply for scholarships to be eligible for the in-state tuition rate.
The purpose of this organization shall be to provide an interdepartmental network association between graduate students, faculty, and staff, as well as to spark interest in scientific studies for students enrolled at FAU. CSGA will hold events throughout the semester with the purpose of allowing graduate students to be more familiar with the College of Science as a whole. For more information please contact us
New Graduate Program Proposals and Graduate New Course Proposals or Changes in Course Title should first be approved by the Department and then submitted to the College Graduate Programs Committee for approval. Once approved by the College Committee, the proposal is forwarded to the University Graduate Programs Committee for approval, then to the University Faculty Senate for approval.
The College Graduate Programs Committee is composed of the Department and Program Graduate Directors. At its first meeting each Fall, the committee elects a Chair who also represents the College on the University Graduate Programs committee of the University Faculty Senate.