All enrolled full-time M.S./Ph.D. students are supported with full tuition and a stipend. All first-year M.S./Ph.D. students are supported by fellowships. Thereafter, students in good standing will be supported as Research Assistants by their M.S./Ph.D. advisors. Compensation is calculated and paid semi-monthly.
Enrolled full-time M.S./Ph.D. students do have certain fee responsibilities that can be found here. These include Graduate Student Association Fees and Health & Wellness Support services.
Additionally, all degree-seeking students are required to maintain health insurance. Students who do not complete an Insurance Enrollment or Waiver form will have their account put on hold. If you already have health insurance and want to waive the Rice Plan, complete the Insurance Waiver form indicating that other coverage is in place. More information here.