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2013-2014 Fee Schedule

Note: This is subject to change in subsequent years.

The following tuition costs will remain the same for both in-state and out-of-state students.

Full-time Tuition (minimum 9 hours)
$34,634
Part-time Tuition per hour
$1,222
Audit Fee per hour, Part-time Students
$110
Summer Session
$300

Students not enrolled in classes but using University facilities, or faculty time for such projects as the completion of a thesis/dissertation are required to register and pay a graduate student fee of $30 per semester.


2014-2015 Fee Schedule

Note: This is subject to change in subsequent years.

The following tuition costs will remain the same for both in-state and out-of-state students effective August 1, 2014.

Full-time Tuition (minimum 9 hours)
$35,364
Part-time Tuition per hour
$1,260
Audit Fee per hour, Part-time Students
$110
Summer Session
$300

Students not enrolled in classes but using University facilities, or faculty time for such projects as the completion of a thesis/dissertation are required to register and pay a graduate student fee of $40 per semester.

During both the academic year and the summer session, full-time graduate students may take graduate courses on the other campus without additional tuition.

There is a tuition concession plan for eligible University faculty, staff, and spouses. For further information, consult your Human Resources Office.

Laptop Computers

To aid students during their course of study the Bowman Gray campus will provide both MS and PhD students laptop computers and backpacks. The laptops will be distributed during orientation. Conditions of ownership will be reviewed at orientation.


University Financial Aid

Masters Students.  Applicants are considered for merit based university aid and are not required to complete additional paperwork.  Early submission of applications is encouraged. 

Doctoral Students.  All doctoral students are considered for full financial aid in the form of a tuition scholarship and stipend for living expenses.   

Program-based Scholarships and Awards.  These are available on a competitive basis with nominations solicited by either the academic program or the Graduate School.  They include:

  • The Camillo Artom Scholarship provides annual scholarship grants to one or more students enrolled in programs leading to the MD or PhD degrees with special preference given to students seeking a degree in biochemistry and molecular biology.
  • The Herbert C. Cheung PhD Award provides a cash award to recognize an outstanding graduate student in the Department of Biochemistry and to promote excellence in research in the broad field of biochemistry.
  • The Sandy Lee Cowgill Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to at least two students, the first of whom shall be enrolled in the MD program and the second of whom may be enrolled in the MD or PhD program, with preference given to a student in biochemistry and molecular biology.
  • The Norman M. Sulkin Scholarship Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the neurobiology and anatomy PhD program.
  • The Mike and Lucy Robbins Graduate Scholarship Fund provides support for PhD students focusing on cancer research in any department who have demonstrated not only outstanding academic and research expertise, but also interpersonal skills, collegiality and commitment to excellence.

External Financial Aid

Information on external financial aid may be obtained by contacting Ms. Melissa Stevens, Financial Aid Director at 336-716-2893 or by e-mail at mstevens@wakehealth.edu.

Domestic students may complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Information on the application process may be found on the following webpage: www.wakehealth.edu/School/Financial-Aid/Graduate-Students.htm.

Students applying for financial aid must be in good academic standing.

Students are encouraged to access information from their local communities regarding private organizations and government agencies providing support for graduate study. Examples of some of these agencies are:


Federal and Private Loans

Persons interested in federal and private loans may obtain information at http://www.wfu.edu/finaid/grad_apply.html.

Additional details are available in the Graduate School Bulletin.

2013-2014 Fee Schedule

Note: This is subject to change in subsequent years.

The following tuition costs will remain the same for both in-state and out-of-state students.

Full-time Tuition (minimum 9 hours)
$34,634
Part-time Tuition per hour
$1,222
Audit Fee per hour, Part-time Students
$110
Interpreting & Translation Studies Certificate per semester hour
$670
Summer 2013, Online Campus per semester hour
$1,181
Summer, Reynolda Campus per semester hour
$774

Students not enrolled in classes but using University facilities, or faculty time for such projects as the completion of a thesis/dissertation are required to register and pay a graduate student fee of $30 per semester.


2014-2015 Fee Schedule

Note: This is subject to change in subsequent years.

The following tuition costs will remain the same for both in-state and out-of-state students effective August 1, 2014.

Full-time Tuition (minimum 9 hours)
$35,364
Part-time Tuition per hour
$1,260
Audit Fee per hour, Part-time Students
$110
Interpreting & Translation Studies Certificate per semester hour
$1,260
Summer 2014, Online Campus per semester hour
$1,260
Summer, Reynolda Campus per semester hour
$800

Students not enrolled in classes but using University facilities, or faculty time for such projects as the completion of a thesis/dissertation are required to register and pay a graduate student fee of $55 per semester.

During both the academic year and the summer session, full-time graduate students may take graduate courses on the other campus without additional tuition.

There is a tuition concession plan for eligible University faculty, staff, and spouses. For further information, consult your Human Resources Office.


University Financial Aid

Masters Students.  There are a limited number of tuition scholarships, fellowships and assistantships available to qualified students.  Applicants are considered for merit based university aid and are not required to complete additional paperwork.  Applicants to the Interpreting and Translation Studies Program should follow the instructions listed on the ITS website for information on how to apply for financial aid.  Early submission of applications is encouraged. 

Doctoral Students.  All doctoral students are considered for financial aid in the form of a tuition scholarship and stipend for living expenses.   

Hearst Scholarship. Hearst Scholarships are to be awarded to create and sustain underrepresented populations within the student body of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.  All eligible applicants to graduate programs on the Reynolda campus will be considered. 


External Financial Aid

Information on external financial aid may be obtained by contacting Mr. Thomas Benza in the Student Financial Aid Office at 336-758-5978 or by e-mail at benzatp@wfu.edu. Students applying for financial aid must be in good academic standing.

Students are encouraged to access information from their local communities regarding private organizations and government agencies providing support for graduate study. Examples of some of these agencies are:


Federal and Private Loans

Persons interested in federal and private loans may obtain information at http://www.wfu.edu/finaid/grad_apply.html.

Additional details are available in the Graduate School Bulletin.