Graduate teaching assistantships are awarded to qualified applicants. Stipends currently begin at $27,540 per year. Stipends are increased periodically to stay competitive with other training programs. Tuition costs for qualified applicants are also covered by the program. Students pay required campus, library, and fitness center fees. Enrollment in a minimum of six credit hours per semester is required to maintain a graduate teaching assistantship (GTA) or a research assistantship (RA). Further information is available from the KUMC Office of the Registrar, G035 Dykes Library, Kansas City, KS 66160.