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University of Iowa: Department of Biostatistics


Funding opportunities

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Iowa offers financial aid in the form of graduate assistantships (GA). View the current stipend and tuition scholarship information.

For 2018-19, an academic year the GA salary is $19,225; if appointed through summer the salary is $ 23,489. A GA includes a full tuition scholarship and 50% of mandatory fees. The student’s yearly out-of-pocket cost for mandatory fees is ~$520.

The University contributes toward health and dental benefits for graduate assistants (~90% for a single plan). Detailed information regarding student benefits.

The University of Iowa Graduate College also offers internal fellowships that the department may nominate exceptional students.

The comparably low cost of living in Iowa City and student-friendly environment makes our program very worthy of consideration. ranks Iowa City 4th in the 2018 Top 100 Best Places to Live.

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Contact for more information:

  • Joseph Cavanaugh