dlenmn wrote:It's rare that anyone pays "lots of money" on grad students.
grae313 wrote:including tuition ... I cost the University around 60K per year.
dlenmn wrote:grae313 wrote:including tuition ... I cost the University around 60K per year.
grae313 wrote:if my tuition wasn't waved, I would pay somewhere around $30k per year in tuition.
dlenmn wrote:grae313 wrote:if my tuition wasn't waved, I would pay somewhere around $30k per year in tuition.
Really? If a school wouldn't wave my tuition, I wouldn't go there. I think most people would do the same.
sterculus wrote:If you're on a RA at many schools (the ones I'm looking at, at least) the prof's grant pays your tuition in addition to your stipend. If you're a TA then it usually gets waived. So yeah, the 60-70k figure is real.
grae313 wrote:Well of course if it was an isolated incident I wouldn't, but if it was not the universal trend to waive tuition, I don't think the doctoral degree would become extinct.
I forget how it worked at the other schools I was looking at, but I don't think Wisc was the only program where RA tuition wasn't payed for by the prof's grant. I'm not going to take the time to dig up the information now though.
dlenmn wrote:Even if that were not the case, non-resident tuition is less than $13k (and a good deal less for dissertators), so we're still not getting anywhere close to 60-70K.
quizivex wrote:People constantly complain that "grad students live on a near-poverty income."... But that's just BS.
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