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Program Tuition Waiver Designations by College, 2020-2021

The table lists assistantship waiver designations for graduate and professional programs in the college or school for the Academic Year 20-21. Programs are categorized by their program designation and reimbursable status. Easily navigate to tuition waiver policy information by clicking on the program designation or reimbursable status below. The “Stand-Alone Waiver Rate” column indicates what type of waiver is processed when a Stand-Alone waiver is awarded by the college.

 

Carle Illinois College of Medicine

Tuition Waiver Policy Designation

Program Designation

REIMBURSABLE

​STAND ALONE WAIVER RATE

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Self-Supporting

Not Applicable None

 

College of Agricultural, Consumer

and Environmental Sciences

Tuition Waiver Policy Designation

Program Designation

Reimbursable

Stand Alone Waiver Rate

Doctoral programs in: Agricultural & Applied Economics, Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Animal Sciences, Crop Sciences, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Human Development and Family Studies, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nutritional Sciences Traditional - Full Waiver Not Applicable Full Waiver

Professional Science Masters programs in: (all have PSM concentration): Ag Production, Bioprocessing & Bioenergy, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Technical Systems Management, Plant Biotechnology

Master of Animal Science in Animal Science
NDEG Animal Science Online
Master of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Self-Supporting Not Applicable None
Masters programs in: Agricultural & Applied Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Animal Sciences, Crop Sciences, Bioinformatics (AnSci concentration and Crop Science concentration), Food Science & Human Nutrition, Human Development and Family Studies, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nutritional Sciences, Technical Systems Management (non-PSM)

Traditional - Full Waiver

Yes Full Waiver

College of Applied Health Sciences

Tuition Waiver Policy Designation

Program Designation

Reimbursable

Stand Alone Waiver Rate

Doctoral programs in: Kinesology, Community Health, Recreation, Sport and Tourism, Speech and Hearing Science

Doctor of Audiology

Traditional - Full Waiver Not Applicable Full Waiver

AHS Non-Degree Certificate in IDAP (online), MPH in Public Health, MPH in Epidemiology, Online MS and NDEG in Recreation, Sport and Tourism, MS in Health Administration, MS in Health Technology,

Self-Supporting Not Applicable None

Masters programs in: Kinesiology, Community Health, Recreation, Sport and Tourism (on campus), Speech & Hearing Science
 

Traditional - Full Waiver

Yes Full Waiver

Masters programs in: Rehabilitation, Public Health

Traditional- Full Waiver No Full Waiver

Gies College of Business

Tuition Waiver Policy Designation

Program Designation Reimbursable Stand Alone Tuition Waiver Rate
Doctoral programs in: Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance Traditional - Full Waiver Not Applicable Full Waiver
MSA in Accountancy (0071MSK), MS in Finance, MS in Taxation, MS Technology Management, Executive MBA, Part Time MBA, iMBA, iMSA, MS in Management, MS and NDEG in Financial Engineering, MS Strategic Brand Communication Cost Recovery/Self-Supporting Not Applicable None
Master's programs in: MAS Accountancy, MS Accountancy (0071MS), Full-Time MBA (On-Campus), MS in Finance (0075MS)

Traditional - Base Waiver

Yes Base Rate Waiver
MS in Business Administration

Traditional - Full Waiver

No Full Waiver

College of Education

tuition waiver policy designation

Program Designation Reimbursable Stand Alone Waiver Rate
Doctoral programs in: Curriculum & Instruction, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (on-campus), Educational Psychology, Special Education Traditional - Full Waiver Not Applicable Full Waiver

Online EdM programs in: Curriculum & Instruction, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, Educational Psychology

Extramural EdM programs in: Education Organization and Leadership and Special Education

Online and Extramural CAS programs in: Education Policy, Organization and Leadership

Online and Extramural EDD program in: Education Policy, Organization and Leadership

Online NDEG programs in: Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, Curriculum & Instruction

Self-Supporting Not Applicable None
CAS programs in: Curriculum & Instruction, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (on campus) Traditional - Full Waiver Yes Full Waiver
Masters programs in: Curriculum & Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education (except off campus EDM), Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (all on campus programs), Educational Psychology (all except EDM Online), Traditional Full Waiver Yes Full Waiver

Grainger College of Engineering

tuition waiver policy designation

Program Designation

Reimbursable

Stand Alone Waiver Rate

Doctoral programs in: Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Bioengineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Environmental Engineering in Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear, Plasma & Radiological Engineering, Physics, Systems & Entrepreneurial Engineering, Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Traditional - Full Waiver Not Applicable Full Waiver

MENG programs in: Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Engineering: Aerospace Systems Engineering, Engineering: Computational Engineering, Engineering: Energy Systems, Engineering: Plasma Engineering, Engineering: Railway Engineering,  Mechanical Engineering

MS in Financial Engineering

Self-Supporting Not Applicable None
Masters programs in: Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics with Bioengineering Conc, Bioinformatics with Computer Sciences Conc, Civil Engineering, Computer Science (MCS), Electrical & Computer Engineering, Environmental Engineering in Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Materials Engineering MENG, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear, Plasma & Radiological Engineering, Physics, Systems & Entrepreneurial Engineering, Teaching of Physics, Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Traditional - Full Waiver Yes Full Waiver
MS in Computer Science Traditional - Full Waiver No Full Waiver

College of Fine and Applied Arts

tuition waiver policy designation

Program Designation Reimbursable Stand Alone Waiver Rate
Doctoral programs in: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Art Education, Art History,  Regional Planning, Theatre Traditional - Full Not Applicable Full Waiver
Doctoral programs in: Music and Musicology Traditional - Full Not Applicable Base Waiver

MS in Sustainable Urban Management

MS in Sustainable Urban Design

Self-Supporting Not Applicable None

Masters programs in: Art & Design, Art Education, Art History, Dance, Landscape Architecture, Theatre, Master of Urban Planning

Traditional - Full Yes Full Waiver

Masters programs in: Music and Music Education

Artist Diploma

Traditional - Full Yes Base Waiver

Master of Archictecture in Architecture

MS in Architectural Studies

Traditional - Base Yes Full Waiver

Graduate College

Tuition Waiver Designation

Program Designation Reimbursable Stand Alone Waiver Rate
Doctoral program in: Informatics Traditional - Full Not Applicable Full Waiver

College of liberal arts & sciences

Tuition Waiver Designation

Program Designation Reimbursable Stand Alone Waiver Rate
Doctoral programs in: Anthropology, Astronomy, Atmospheric Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics & Quantitative Biology, Cell & Developmental Biology, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Chemical Physics, Chemistry, Classical Philogy, Communication, Comparative Literature, East Asian Languages & Cultures, Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology, Economics, English, Entomology, French, Geography, Geology, German, History, Italian, Linguistics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Plant Biology, Political Science, Portuguese, Psychology, Slavic Languages & Lit, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics Traditional - Full Not Applicable Full Waiver
Master's programs in: Policy Economics, Communication - online, Heath Communication - online, PSM Geographic Information Science, Psychological Sciences, Teaching of Biological Science - online, Translation and Interpreting Cost-Recovery/Self Supporting Not Applicable None
Masters programs in: Actuarial Science, African Studies, Applied Mathematics, Asian Studies, Classics, Creative Writing, East Asian Studies, European Union Studies, Health Communication (on campus), Latin American Studies, Religion, Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, Teaching of Chemistry, Teaching of Earth Science, Teaching of English as a Second Language, Teaching of Latin, Teaching of Mathematics, Teaching of Social Studies, Anthropology, Astronomy, Atmospheric Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics & Quantitative Biology, Cell & Developmental Biology, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Chemical Physics, Chemistry, Classical Philogy, Communication, Comparative Literature, East Asian Languages & Cultures, Ecology Evolution, Conservation Biology, Economics, English, Entomology, French, Geography, Geology, German, History, Italian, Linguistics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Plant Biology, Political Science, Portuguese, Psychology, Slavic Languages & Lit, Sociology, Spanish, Statistics Traditional - Full Waiver Yes Full Waiver

College of Law

Tuition Waiver Designation

Program Designation

Reimbursable

Stand Alone Waiver Rate

All doctoral programs (JD, JSD) Traditional - Base Rate Waiver Not Applicable Full Waiver
All masters programs (LLM, MSL) Traditional - Base Rate Waiver Yes Full Waiver

School of Labor and Employment Relations

Tuition Waiver Designation

Program Designation

Reimbursable

Stand Alone Waiver Rate

Doctoral program in: Human Resources & Industrial Relations Traditional - Full Waiver Not Applicable Full Waiver
MHRIR- Human Resources & Industrial Relations-Online
Online NDEG - Human Resources & Industrial Relations
Self-Supporting Not Applicable None
MHRIR - Human Resources & Industrial Relations On Campus Traditional - Full Waiver Yes Full Waiver

School of Information Sciences

Tuition Waiver Designation

Program Designation

Reimbursable

Stand Alone Waiver Rate

Doctoral Program in Information Sciences Traditional - Full Waiver Not Applicable Full Waiver
MS in Information Management (both on-campus and online) Self-Supporting Not Applicable None
Masters and Certificate of Advanced Study Degree programs in: Library and Information Science Traditional - Base Rate Waiver Yes Full Waiver
Master of Science in: Bioinformatics with Library & Information Science Concentration Traditional - Full Waiver Yes Full Waiver

College of Media

Tuition Waiver Designation

Program Designation

Reimbursable

Stand Alone Waiver Rate

Doctoral program in: Communications and Media

Traditional - Full Waiver

Not Applicable

Full Waiver

MS in Strategic Brand Communication

Master of Journalism in Journalism

Self-Supporting Not Applicable None
Masters programs in: Advertising, Journalism Traditional - Full Waiver Yes Full Waiver

College of Veterinary Medicine

Tuition Waiver Designation

Program Designation

Reimbursable

Stand Alone Waive Rate

Doctoral programs in: Comparative Biosciences, Pathobiology, Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Veterinary Medical Science, Vet Med Research Scholars

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Traditional - Full Waiver Not Applicable Full Waiver
NDEG Program in: Veterinary Medicine Online Self-Supporting Not Applicable None
Master of Science in: Comparative Biosciences, Pathobiology, Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Veterinary Medical Science, Vet Med Research Scholars Traditional - Full Waiver Yes Full Waiver

School of Social Work

Tuition Waiver Designation

Program Designation

Reimbursable

Stand Alone Waiver Rate

Doctoral program in: Social Work Traditional - Full Waiver Not Applicable Full Waiver
Master of Social Work in Social Work Traditional - Base Rate Waiver Yes Full Waiver