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Department of Earth Sciences College of Arts and Sciences University of Memphis

  • Memphis, TN
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 32%68%
    student ratio
  • 63
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 31
    fall application deadline
  • 68%
    acceptance rate
  • 8 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geophysics Master of Science (MS)
    • Archaeology Master of Science (MS)
    • Earth Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Geography Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geology Master of Science (MS)
    • Interdisciplinary Master of Science (MS)
    • Geographic Information Systems Graduate Certificate
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required, Required and seminar presentation
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

68% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 48
    • Accepted 33
    • Acceptance Rate 68
    • Enrolled 18
  • 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 January 31st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of research interests
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 2 letters of recommendation, and resume, personal statement
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

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 availableFederal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Part-time Percentage44%
    • Full-time Percentage56%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage71%
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHazards, active tectonics, geophysics, hydrology and water resources, spatial analysis
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Earth Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Memphis

1 Johnson Hall
Memphis, TN 38152
United States

Dr. M. Bartholomew

Chair

Phone: 901-678-4536
Fax: 901-678-4467
Email: jbrthlm1@memphis.edu

Dr. Arlene Hill

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 901-678-4358
Fax: 901-678-2178
Email: dlarsen@memphis.edu



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