Universtiy of Miami Miller School of Medicine Graduate Studies

Financial Support

2018-2019 Tuition & Financial Support

All full-time PhD students in the Biomedical Sciences receive the following:

  • Full tuition support – All fees are paid by the student
  • Annual stipend – $29,500
  • Health insurance – 100% coverage, students are responsible for enrollment

McKnight Doctoral Fellowships

McKnight Doctoral Fellowships are available to African American and Hispanic U.S. citizens applying to a PhD program in an eligible field of study. The University of Miami is one of nine participating institutions in the State of Florida. Each Fellowship award consists of $17,000 per year in tuition, fees, and stipend, as well as an excellent academic support system. Applications are due January 15. To be considered for the Fellowship, applicants must complete both the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship application and a UM application for graduate study.

Student Accounts

Students may receive an invoice for both tuition and fees. You are not responsible for your tuition, but are responsible for paying fees each semester. As of July 2017, here are the estimated fees for Fall 2017:

  • Activity Fee – $20
  • Athletic Fee (students must request in CaneLink under Optional Fees) – $80
  • Counseling Fee (Medical Campus) – $25
  • Student Health Fee (Coral Gables Campus) – $92
  • Wellness Center Fee (students may request waiver) – $171

The most recent student fees information is available from the Office of Student Account Services.

To view your student account, login to CaneLink, click student center and view your bill. Please note that tuition coverage may not show until the first week of classes.