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Costs and Financial Support

The cost of pursuing of a Ph.D. in Technology Management varies by whether students are a resident of California.  For a complete description of UC Santa Barbara’s graduate student quarterly feel structure for residents and nonresidents please visit Graduate Division's website on fees and costs.

Financial Support

A separate application is not necessary to be considered for financial support for those who have already submitted an application for admission. All awards are merit-based. Types of financial support available include:

  • Graduate Student Research (GSR) Positions: pays a monthly stipend plus fees, health insurance and nonresident tuition. Offers are made by individual faculty members.

  • Teaching Assistantships (TAships): pays a monthly stipend plus fees, health insurance and nonresident tuition. Offers are made by the department.

  • Fellowships: most pay a quarterly stipend plus fees and health insurance and sometimes nonresident tuition. Offers are made by the department or UCSB's Graduate Division.

TMP is committed to funding all Ph.D. students for 4 years through a combination of the types of support outlined above.

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Financial Aid

Need-based aid is only available for domestic students. To apply for aid, a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be submitted separately. More information is available through the UCSB Financial Aid Office.

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