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

  • Memphis, TN
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 67%33%
    student ratio
  • 45
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • June 1
    fall application deadline
  • 79%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • General Journalism Master of Arts (MA)
    • Journalism Administration Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 9
    • 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 Required, Required for some and culminating experience: project, thesis, or referred paper
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

79% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 34
    • Accepted 27
    • Acceptance Rate 79
    • Enrolled 11
  • 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
    • 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, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students45
    • Part-time Percentage64%
    • Full-time Percentage36%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American16%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty8
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

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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