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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) $2,690 $2,690 $2,690 $8,070
Fringe Benefits (21.2%) $570 $570 $570 $1,710
IDC (55.5%) $1,809 $1,809 $1,809 $5,427
Tuition $5,884     $5,884
One Qtr GRA Cost $10,953 $5,069 $5,069 $21,091

PhD Candidate Student

Month 1

Month 2

Month 3

Total Qtr

Salary (50% FTE) $2,890 $2,890 $2,890 $8,670
Fringe Benefits (21.2%) $613 $613 $613 $1,839
IDC (55.5%) $1,944 $1,944 $1,944 $5,832
Tuition $5,884     $5,884
One Qtr GRA Cost $11,331 $5,447 $5,447 $22,225

 

Notes

  • Salary, Fringe Benefit and Indirect Cost (IDC) rates are effective 7/1/2019-6/30/2020.
  • The IDC rate for your sponsor may differ from the rate noted here.
  • Tuition rate listed is for AY 2019-2020.
  • Tuition rate for MS will cost $828 per credit for AY 2019-2020. HCDE MS Tuition and Fees.
  • Reminder: If a PI hires a non-HCDE student, the student's home department rate is applied.