Graduate Business Services

Graduate Assistantship Positions

A limited number of Graduate Assistantship positions are available.


  • Applicants for graduate assistantship must have completed all admissions requirements and be unconditionally admitted to a graduate business program.

Application Procedures

  • Please complete a printed copy of the assistantship application and submit it along with a copy of your resume, to any of the following offices in the College of Business.
    • Graduate Business Services Office
      UTA Box 19376
      Arlington, TX 76019-0376
    • Department of Accounting
      UTA Box 19468
      Arlington, TX 76019-0468
    • Department of Economics
      UTA Box 19479
      Arlington, TX 76019-0479
    • Department of Finance & Real Estate
      UTA Box 19449
      Arlington, TX 76019-0449
    • Department of Information Systems & Operations Management
      UTA Box 19437
      Arlington, TX 76019-0437
    • Department of Management
      UTA Box 19467
      Arlington, TX 76019-0467
    • Department of Marketing
      UTA Box 19469
      Arlington, TX 76019-0469

Selection Process

  • Assistantships are awarded on the basis of your academic achievement and the needs of the College.
  • Students must achieve a score of at least 23 on the TOEFL speaking subtest or a score of at least 7 on the speaking section of the IELTS. Students who have not satisfied this requirement before arriving on campus must either take the TOEFL or IELTS at a local testing center and achieve the required minimum score or take and successfully pass the UTA Developmental English course.
  • Please list on the application all your skills and talents that may be of special interest to our faculty.

Work Assignments

  • Recipients of assistantships are expected to work for the College for approximately 20 hours per week.
  • Duties will be assigned on the basis of the needs of the departments and the qualifications of the graduate student.

Financial Assistance

  • Stipends for graduate assistantships start at approximately $6,000 - $6,500 per 9 month academic year for master's students and approximately $13,000 - $18,900 per 9 month academic year for doctoral students, with a limited number of tuition waiver fellowships available each fall semester to incoming students new to the PhD program.
  • Summer assistantships are not assured.
  • Those students who work 20 hours or more a week are normally entitled to pay at the much lower Texas resident tuition rate.

University Policy for Assistantships

  • All applicants for assistantships must read and understand those policies outlined in the current Graduate Catalog.

For more information about financial aid and scholarships, please visit the Financial Aid website.