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University of Memphis

College of Arts and Sciences

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / College of Arts and Sciences is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Doctor of Philosophy (MS/PhD)
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 226
Doctoral Degrees 58
Other Advanced Degrees 36

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

695
Applied
430
Accepted
266
Enrolled
62%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,088
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.95%
Black or African American 20.4%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.76%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

239
Total faculty
Full-time - 210
Part-time - 29
Male (145)
Female (94)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cognitive psychology, combinatorial mathematics, computational chemistry, continental philosophy, public policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 107 Scates Hall
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Abby Parrill-Baker
Dean
Email: aparrill@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2251
Fax: 901-678-4831

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