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Department of Anthropology College of Arts and Sciences University of Memphis

  • Memphis, TN
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 88%12%
    student ratio
  • 33
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • November 1
    fall application deadline
  • 82%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Medical Anthropology Master of Arts (MA)
    • Urban Anthropology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and practicum
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

82% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 23
    • Accepted 19
    • Acceptance Rate 82
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline November 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline April 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0, and letter of intent, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Female Percentage88%
    • Male Percentage12%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian82%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown6%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty8
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommunity development, medical anthropology, environmental justice, health disparities, cultural identity and heritage
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Anthropology

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Memphis

316 Manning Hall
Memphis, TN 38152
United States

Dr. Ruth Finerman

Chair

Phone: 901-678-3334
Fax: 901-678-2069
Email: finerman@memphis.edu

Dr. Charles Williams

Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Phone: 901-678-3333
Fax: 901-678-0827
Email: cwilliam@memphis.edu



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