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Financial Support

Compensation for 2023-24 will be $36,500 plus a relocation bonus of $2,000 to be used for upfront costs associated with relocating to Nashville. Your award package also covers 100% of University tuition, all student fees, and health insurance, including vision and dental insurance.

Our stipend is comparable to the amount given at similar institutions when adjusted for the cost of living.

City Amount needed to match $36,500 in Nashville
Atlanta, GA $39,680
Baltimore, MD $43,450
Chapel Hill, NC $37,000
New Haven, CT $39,300
San Francisco, CA $77,000
Madison, WI $37,600
Ann Arbor, MI $38,600

The total compensation package is shown below. The tuition, insurance premiums, and fees are paid directly to the University. Insurance and fees are approximate values at this point.

Item 2023-2024 Approximation
Stipend $36,500
Relocation bonus $2,000
Health Insurance + dental + vision (annual) $3620.45
Tuition, 2 semesters $36,503.20
Student Health Fee (Fall and Spring) $760.14
Student Services Fee (Fall and Spring) $599.46
Transcript Fee (one time fee) $100.00
Total Award $80,083.25