Students entering our PhD program in the Fall of 2020 will receive an annual stipend over $26,000 with a full tuition waiver.
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.
Living in Knoxville
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Knoxville enjoys a lower cost of living than many university cities around the U.S. The following cost of living comparison is based on 2019 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 help you find a roommate. For more information about housing in Knoxville, check out the Knoxville Apartment Guide or Apartment List.