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University of Memphis

Department of History

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / Department of History is located in Memphis, TN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Ancient Egyptian history
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ancient Egyptian history

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
60 credits plus 12 dissertation credits, 2 research seminars

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
27
Accepted
22
Enrolled
82%

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 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline September 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements 18 undergraduate hours of course work in history with minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 letters of recommendation, writing sample, statement of research interest
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA in history or related field, three letters of recommendation, writing sample, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

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

77
Total Graduate Students
59%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
40%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.6%
Black or African American 14.29%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.9%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 1
Male (12)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: African/African-American history; U.S. history; ancient Egyptian history; modern European history; women, gender, and family studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 221 Mitchell Hall
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Aram Goudsouzian
Chair
Email: agoudszn@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2516
Fax: 901-678-2720