PhD

PhD Highlights

Stipend
Tuition
Research Account
Student Health Insurance

Stipend

The PhD Program provides financial support to students for the first four years through a tuition benefit, research funds, health insurance and an annual $23,000 stipend for working as either a Graduate Research Assistant or Teaching Assistant to current faculty.

Tuition

The Graduate School and the PhD Program provide a tuition benefit, which covers your mandatory tuition and fees.

Research Account

Students have the opportunity to attend and present papers at professional conferences. The PhD Program provides a research account to help cover expenses for travel associated with conferences.

Student Health Insurance

The PhD Program pays the health insurance premium for the student. Dependents can be added to the policy at the student’s expense.

PhD News

Lassonde Institute, NeuroVersity Win Community Award for Autism Project

In recognition for helping students on the autism spectrum, the Columbus Community Center – a Salt Lake City center providing support services for people with disabilities – awarded the University of Utah’s Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute and startup NeuroVersity with the Social Enterprise Award at its Ninth Annual Dignity through Work Recognition Event earlier this month.

Eccles School Celebrates Historical Ties to Federal Reserve Bank by Hosting University Symposium

As the U.S. economy continues to improve and monetary policy moves toward normalization, the David Eccles School of Business is pleased to partner with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to host a simulation of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting. The event involves Eccles School students in the role of the committee members, including Reserve Bank Presidents, Federal Reserve Board Governors, and Chair Janet Yellen. Students will hear a presentation on the U.S.