Financial Assistance

Tuition and Fees

The table below shows the 2010-11 Academic Year rates for tuition and fees for courses taken in the UALR Information Quality Graduate Program. These rates do not include books or supplies and historically have been subject to regular yearly increases on the order 3%. Total program costs are estimated based on the minimum hours required for each program and actual charges will vary for each student. Students who are Arkansas residents pay at a lower rate.

Estimated Program Costs Based on 2011-12 Rates

Program

Arkansas Resident

Non-Resident

Per Credit Hour

319

650

Graduate Certificate (12 Hrs)

3,830

7,790

Master of Science (33 Hrs)

10,532

21,422

PhD Program (75 Hrs)

$23,936

$48,686

Scholarships and Financial Aid

There are a limited number of scholarships available to both online and on-campus students in the IQ programs. Master’s and doctoral tudents available to work on-campus may be eligible for graduate assistantships.  All students admitted to the IQ programs are automatically considered for these awards. In addition, students admitted to the IQ programs may qualify for other financial assistance through other sources such as employee education plans. Additional information regarding financial aid can be found at UALR’s Financial Aid Website (http://ualr.edu/financialaid/). The Graduate Certificate program does not qualify students for financial aid.

Graduate Assistantships

Students interested in applying for a graduate assistantship can apply online. Students must apply online and attach a resume. Any questions regarding the Assistantship process and paperwork may be directed toward the graduate school office at 569-8661.