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Stipend & Knoxville Living

Stipend Information

Students entering our PhD program in the Fall of 2017 will receive an annual stipend of $24,580 with a full tuition waiver.

Benefits Information

UT pays for health insurance for qualified GTAs/GRAs. Spouses and dependents may be covered by Student Health Insurance, but are not eligible for treatment at the Student Health Services.

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Living in Knoxville

City Cost of living
San Diego, CA +48.3%
Boulder, CO +36.3%
Bridgeport, CT +2%
National average 100%
Kokomo, IN -14.9%
Florence, AL -19.1%
Knoxville, TN -21.5%

Knoxville enjoys a lower cost of living than many university cities around the U.S. The following cost of living comparison is based on 2006 data collected by the ERI Economic Research Institute:The University of Tennessee owns several apartment complexes that provide on campus housing options for graduate students. UT Housing also provides off campus housing information and services to find you a roommate.

For more information about life in Knoxville, please visit the official site of Knoxville or Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership.

For more information about housing in Knoxville, check out the Knoxville Apartment Guide or Apartment List.

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