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

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

Memphis, TN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
28%
72%
student ratio
53
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 31
fall application deadline
69%
acceptance rate
11 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geographic Information Systems Graduate Certificate [GIS educator]
      Graduate Certificate [GIS planning]
      Graduate Certificate [GIS professional]
      Graduate Certificate [geographic information systems]
    • Earth Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Geography Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Interdisciplinary Master of Science (MS)
    • Geophysics Master of Science (MS)
    • Geology Master of Science (MS)
    • Archaeology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 7
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 0
    • * 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 36
    • Accepted 25
    • Acceptance Rate 69
    • Enrolled 7
  • 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 *
    • 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 Students53
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students53
    • Part-time Percentage49%
    • Full-time Percentage51%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian94%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage87%
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Female Percentage20%
    • Male Percentage80%

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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