Several forms of financial aid are available to Digital Media M.S. students, most often in the form of assistantships and student loans. Contact the Office of Student Financial Planning and Services for more information on Financial Aid.

Graduate Assistantships
As a graduate assistant, an M.S. student generally works 13 hours a week (1/3 time) and earns a stipend of $1270 per month. Georgia Tech tuition for Graduate Assistants is waived; however, students are required to pay all Georgia Tech Mandatory Student Fees. More information about Mandatory Student Fees may be found at the Georgia Tech Office of The Bursar website. 

Students working as graduate assistants must register with the Georgia Tech Payroll department as university employees. Graduate assistants are paid once per month beginning with the month of employment.

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication (which houses the DM graduate program) offers a limited number of graduate research and teaching assistantships. Additional graduate assistantships may be available from other academic units or research centers.

Student Loans
U.S. citizens and permanent residents wishing to apply for federal and state education loans should contact the Office of Student Financial Planning and Services to obtain the necessary forms. Graduate Students applying for loans must complete the loan application process by April 15 of the prior academic year.

Approved student loans will be dispersed to the Bursar’s Office each semester prior to the registration deadline. After payment of tuition and fee balances, any remaining loan amount will then be charged to the student.

Tuition and Fees
Prospective students should consult the Bursar’s Office for current data on tuition and fees.