Department of English College of Arts and Sciences University of Memphis

Department of English College of Arts and Sciences University of Memphis

Memphis, TN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
174
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
87%
acceptance rate
11 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Teaching English As A Second Language Graduate Certificate
    • African-American Literature Graduate Certificate
    • Literary And Cultural Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [African-American literature]
    • Applied Linguistics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Professional Writing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Composition Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Literature Master of Arts (MA)
    • Linguistics Master of Arts (MA)
    • English As A Second Language Master of Arts (MA)
    • Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 29
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

87% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 83
    • Accepted 73
    • Acceptance Rate 87
    • Enrolled 19
  • 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 July 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

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 Students174
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students174
    • Part-time Percentage49%
    • Full-time Percentage51%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American15%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown-1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty31
    • Full-time Percentage97%
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchApplied linguistics, British and American literature, professional writing, composition studies
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of English

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Memphis

467 Patterson Hall
Memphis, TN 38152
United States

Dr. Joshua Phillips

Chair

Phone: 901-678-3067
Fax: 901-678-2226
Email: jsphllps@memphis.edu

Dr. Jeffrey Scraba

Director, Graduate Studies

Phone: 901-678-3099
Fax: 901-678-2226
Email: jscraba@memphis.edu


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