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Estimated Quarterly Cost of HCDE GRAs

See below for the estimated quarterly cost of a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) at a standard appointment of 50% FTE (20 hours per week).

Pre-PhD Candidate Student

Month 1 Month 2 Month 3 Total Qtr
Salary (50% FTE) $2,744 $2,744 $2,744 $8,232
Fringe Benefits (22.4%) $615 $615 $615 $1,845
IDC (55.5%) $1,864 $1,864 $1,864 $5,592
Tuition $6,031     $6,031
One Qtr GRA Cost $11,254 $5,223 $5,223 $21,700

PhD Candidate Student

Month 1

Month 2

Month 3

Total Qtr

Salary (50% FTE) $2,948 $2,948 $2,948 $8,844
Fringe Benefits (22.4%) $660 $660 $660 $1,981
IDC (55.5%) $2,002 $2,002 $2,002 $6,007
Tuition $6,031     $6,031
One Qtr GRA Cost $11,641 $5,610 $5,610 $22,863

 

Notes

  • Salary, Fringe Benefit and Indirect Cost (IDC) rates are effective 7/1/2020-6/30/2021.
  • The IDC rate for your sponsor may differ from the rate noted here.
  • Tuition rate listed is for AY 2020-2021.
  • Tuition rate for MS will cost $860 per credit for AY 2020-2021. HCDE MS Tuition and Fees.
  • Reminder: If a PI hires a non-HCDE student, the student's home department rate is applied.