Financial Support

Financial Support

All students are fully-supported throughout their first year ($24,000). Students are supported in subsequent years by a variety of fellowships, assistantships, and grants.  Students are encouraged to apply for federal and foundation grants that can further increase the level of their stipend support.

Cost of Study

Tuition is waived for BRTP students.

Living and Housing Costs

UNMC has on-campus housing and there are a variety of apartment complexes found within walking distance of campus. Within a short driving distance there is a wide variety of housing options available in a range of prices; the average cost of monthly rent is $400 to $600 for a single bedroom apartment. The BRTP office is available to assist with housing information. As UNMC graduate students, BRTP students have access to the Center for Healthy Living, UNMC's fitness center with gym, weight room and other resources.