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Graduate Financial Assistance

A graduate education is a wonderful investment in your future. At the University of Houston, we offer numerous opportunities for financial assistance.

Step 1: Use the Tuition Calculator.

Calculate estimated tuition costs via the UH tuition calculator. View College fees and University fees.

Step 2: Fill Out the FAFSA.

Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form to see if you qualify for federal financial aid. Submit the application by Jan. 15 for priority consideration.

Step 3: Review Other Financial Assistance Opportunities.

The UH Graduate School provides an overview of numerous financial assistance opportunities, including Graduate Student Fellowships for full-time Ph.D. students and Graduate Assistantships (open to master’s and doctoral students).

The College of Education also offers scholarships (the application typically opens in January and closes in February).

By the Numbers

The majority of graduate students at the UH College of Education receive some type of financial assistance, including scholarships, waivers, loans and grants. For the incoming fall 2019 class, 69% of master’s degree students and 87% of doctoral degree students received some aid.


Contact the UH Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. You may also discuss fellowship and assistantship opportunities with your College of Education program director.