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University of Memphis

Department of Anthropology

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / Department of Anthropology is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Medical anthropology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9
Applied
9
Accepted
7
Enrolled
100%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 31st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline September 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, letter of intent, 3 letters of recommendation

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 23.53%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 2
Male (2)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Community development, medical anthropology, environmental justice, health disparities, cultural identity and heritage
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 316 Manning Hall
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Ruthbeth Finerman
Chair
Email: finerman@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2080
Fax: 901-678-2069

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