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 $22,000 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

Student Giving Week off and running

Student Giving Week has begun, as anyone walking through the lobby of the Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building has probably noticed. Accounting major Eliza Rasmussen writes to explain why she thinks it’s important to contribute to the David Eccles School of Business, even though she’s still an undergraduate.

Rasmussen writes:

New Economic Club of Utah Launched

Jan. 17, 2014 – Utah Gov. Gary Herbert joined more than 400 business and community leaders and economists today to launch the Economic Club of Utah. This new formal association will provide a forum to share research, data and analysis important to the success of the Utah economy. Economic clubs are prevalent in major metropolitan areas such as New York City, Chicago and Washington, D.C. Community leaders felt it was time for Utah to organize a club of its own.