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Costs and Aid For Graduate Students

All students enrolled at the University of Missouri are required to pay tuition based on the number of credits of instruction they are receiving.  Courses taken as a hearer (auditor) are charged at their normal credit value when computing the amount of fees to be paid. Some departments also assess additional course fees. Other required fees may include equipment/materials and international fees. Optional fees may include student insurance. Learn more at the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Pursue your PhD at Mizzou Engineering with a doctoral fellowship that will support qualified students for their entire program of study.

PhD students here have numerous opportunities to participate in a variety of research programs. Work alongside world-renowned faculty in engineering. Collaborate with researchers across campus to make new discoveries in health care. Explore technological innovations and entrepreneurship. Whether your goal is to pursue a career in academia or secure a job with leading companies and national labs, our programs are designed to help you succeed.

Scholarship Information

Serve as a half-time Graduate Research Assistant or half-time Graduate Teaching Assistant for your department and receive the following:

Overview of Scholarship

In-state Out-of-state
Stipend $30,000 $30,000
Benefits $2,943 $2,943
Tuition $7,463 $20,434
Course Fees $4,136 $4,136
Annual Support $44,542 $57,513

Contact the Director of Graduate Studies in your area to get started.

PhD Degrees and Contacts

Learn more about costs and aid for graduate students

Apply through the MU Graduate School

Pursue your PhD at Mizzou Engineering with a doctoral fellowship that will support qualified students for their entire program of study.

Competitive fellowships such as grants, scholarships, and similar funding opportunities are available to graduate students. Typically, fellowships fund study, research, or teaching in the US or abroad. Fellowships are an investment in your future, not a reward for previous work.

Competitive students are energetic and high-achieving, with the potential to make significant contributions for the public good. Additional assets include:

  • High GPAs
  • Service-learning courses or meaningful volunteer experience
  • Research experience
  • Studying abroad (preferably for a full-term, not just during a break between semesters)
  • Leadership and participation in campus and community activities

Graduate Program Information and Funding Opportunities

Biological, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Electrial Engineering and Computer Science

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

IMSE’s GAANN Fellowship

  • The Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) is a fellowship program through the U.S. Department of Education that helps institutions fund talented, doctorate-seeking students who demonstrate a need for financial assistance. The University of Missouri College of Engineering IMSE Department GAANN Fellowship seeks to remedy a shortage of college professors by assisting IMSE Ph.D. students interested in careers in academia.
  • For more information, see the web page.

O'Neill Graduate Fellowship in Engineering

James W. and Joan M. O’Neill Graduate Fellowship in Engineering

From $5,000 to $10,000 for first year graduate engineering students. For information on this fellowship, view the PDF here.

Apply for consideration online.

Financial Aid

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Cashiers OfficeTuition and Fees

All students enrolled at the University of Missouri are required to pay tuition based on the number of credits of instruction they are receiving.  Courses taken as a hearer (auditor) are charged at their normal credit value when computing the amount of fees to be paid.

Fellowships Office

“Fellowship” is a generic term that encompasses nationally competitive grants, scholarships, and similar funding opportunities. Typically, fellowships fund study, research, or teaching in the U.S. or abroad. Fellowships are an investment in your future, not a reward for previous work.

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