Fellowships and Assistantships
The graduate program offers significant financial assistance to qualified applicants. The prestigious Guittard Ph.D. Fellowship funds a release from GA duties for one academic year for $13,000. M.A. graduate assistantships carry a tuition waiver for two years of course work (30 hours). Ph.D. assistantships carry tuition waiver for the full degree and an annual stipend of $20,000 (maximum 5 years).
Living expenses in Waco, Texas, are very favorable when compared to almost any geographic location in the country. Living expenses in Boston, MA, for example, are 55% more compared with living expenses in Waco. Living expenses in Philadelphia are 43% more compared with living expenses in Waco. Even in Texas, living expenses in Dallas and Austin are 22% and 11% higher, respectively, compared with living expenses in Waco.
Baylor operates two apartment facilities reserved for graduate students: Browning Square and the Quadrangle Apartments. Find more information at Off-Campus Student Housing.
We believe that Baylor University and Waco offer significant financial advantages for students seeking a comfortable and affordable living environment.
The Graduate School offers travel support in two areas: Travel to Professional Meetings and Travel to Support Doctoral Research. More information regarding these can be found at Travel Awards Programs on the Graduate School's website.
Benefits & Other Information
Visit the Graduate School's Benefits & Financial Support page for health insurance and other information.