Department of Journalism College of Communication and Fine Arts University of Memphis

Department of Journalism College of Communication and Fine Arts University of Memphis

Memphis, TN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
63
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
82%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Journalism Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

82% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 17
    • Accepted 14
    • Acceptance Rate 82
    • Enrolled 10
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline June 1st June 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, MAT, transcripts, and resume, goal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 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, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Part-time Percentage70%
    • Full-time Percentage30%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American20%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown-2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage78%
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSpirit of libel law, statistical software packages, college yearbooks, computer-assisted grammar project, newspaper in education
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Journalism

College of Communication and Fine Arts
University of Memphis

Memphis, TN 38152
United States

Dr. David Arant

Chair

Phone: 901-678-2401
Fax: 901-678-4287
Email: darant@memphis.edu

Dr. Rick Fischer

Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Phone: 901-678-2853
Fax: 901-678-4287
Email: rfischer@memphis.edu


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