Graduate Assistant Minimum Stipend

2019-2020 Academic Year Stipend for Graduate Assistants

The 2019-2020 academic year minimum monthly stipend for graduate assistants will be $1690, which includes a 4% increase. The increase is subject to final Board of Governor approval.

Payroll classification for 2019-2020:

  • Half-time (20 hours per week) Graduate Assistant $1,690 per month
  • Quarter-time (10 hours per week) Graduate Assistant $845 per month

It is strongly recommended that full-time graduate students be limited to a half-time assistantship as noted in Section F.2.3 of the Graduate and Professional Bulletin; greater than half-time appointments should be considered for exceptional cases.

Please contact Dustin.Grantham@ColoState.edu if you have questions.

2018-2019 Academic Year Stipend for Graduate Assistants

The 2018-2019 academic year minimum monthly stipend for graduate assistants is $1624, which includes an increase of 2.5%.

Payroll classification for 2018-2019:

  • Half-time (20 hours per week) Graduate Assistant $1,624 per month
  • Quarter-time (10 hours per week) Graduate Assistant $812 per month

It is strongly recommended that full-time graduate students be limited to a half-time assistantship as noted in Section F.2.3 of the Graduate and Professional Bulletin; greater than half-time appointments should be considered for exceptional cases.