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University of Minnisota  Procedure

Calculating Graduate Assistant Tuition Benefits

Administrative Procedure

A. Steps in Calculations

To calculate the amount of graduate assistant tuition benefit for 2016-2017, carry out the following steps:

  1. Multiply the appointment percentage by two
  2. Multiply this number by the maximum tuition benefit for the specific classification (see table)
Example: Calculating Tuition Benefit Percentage from Appointment Percentage
Appointment percentageMultiplierTuition benefit percentage
25% x 2 50%
Example: Calculating Tuition Benefit received from Tuition Benefit Percentage
Maximum tuition benefitTuition benefit percentageTuition benefit received
$8,364.00 x 50% $4,182.00
Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, Administrative Fellow, Medical Fellow, Dental Fellow classifications (Medical Fellows must work 100 percent time to receive 100% tuition benefit.)
Appointment PercentageBenefitTuition
12.5% 25% $2,091.00
25% 50% $4,182.00
33% 66% $5,520.20
50% 100% $8,364.00
Advanced Masters and Ph.D. Candidate Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, and Administrative Fellow classifications
Appointment PercentageBenefitTuition
12.5% 25% $348.50
25% 50% $697.00
33% 66% $920.04
50% 100% $1,394.00
Legal Project Assistant with Benefits classification
Appointment PercentageBenefitTuition
12.5% 25% $5,250.00
25% 50% $10,500.00
33% 66% $13,860.00
50% 100% $21,000.00

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