Doctoral Students

Two students sitting outside the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

Doctoral Students

The University of Oregon is home to over 40 doctoral programs and more than 30 research institutes and centers.   

All Doctoral Programs

Funding and Graduate Employment

Graduate employee (GE) positions span from teaching to research to administrative assistantships.

UO GEs receive a competitive compensation package including:

  • Monthly salary
  • Full-time tuition waiver
  • Mandatory fees subsidy
  • Subsidized health insurance premiums, including coverage for eligible dependents

Funding & Graduate Employment

83%
doctoral students supported through GE positions
1,400
Graduate students awarded GE positions each term
$45M
GE support awarded annually by UO

Paying for Graduate School

Find ways to finance your goals through scholarships, fellowships, awards, and other financial aid.

Scholarships, Awards, and Fellowships

Resources to Help You Succeed

Professional development complements your academic training by providing opportunities tailored to your needs as a graduate student, helping ensure your academic and professional success. Connect with us to learn about orientations, workshops, funding opportunities, and more.

Professional Development

Student at commencement with a mortarboard that says To Grad School and Beyond
Getting Ready to Graduate

Doctoral candidates must fulfill the requirements of the Graduate School and additional requirements set by the school or department. Be sure to contact your school or department for program specific criteria.  

Degree Requirements

A person playing a piano on a stage
UO Team Decodes the Mental Key that Opens a World of Creativity

In a new study, doctoral student Atsushi Kikumoto and other UO scientists have captured details, in real time, about how the brain builds such complex sequences from a small set of basic elements. 

Read About Their Work

Connect with Us

Still have questions? Can’t find what you’re looking for?

Contact our office at 541-346-5129 or gradsch@uoregon.edu.