Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences University of Memphis

Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences University of Memphis

Memphis, TN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
48
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
64%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological And Biomedical Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

64% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 18
    • Acceptance Rate 64
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students48
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage94%
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Female Percentage11%
    • Male Percentage89%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchProtein trafficking and signal transduction; animal behavior and communication, neurobiology, and circadian clock function; phylogenetics, evolution, and ecology; causation and prevention of cancer; reproductive biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biology

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Memphis

3774 Walker Avenue
Memphis, TN 38152
United States

Dr. Randall Bayer

Chairman

Phone: 901-678-2596
Fax: 901-678-4746
Email: rbayer@memphis.edu

Dr. Melvin Beck

Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator

Phone: 901-678-2970
Fax: 901-678-4457
Email: mbeck@memphis.edu


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