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University of Memphis

Department of Physics

Memphis, TN

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Computational physics
Master of Science (MS) Material science
Master of Science (MS) General physics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

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
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
10
Accepted
4
Enrolled
59%

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 August 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 21 undergraduate hours of course work in physics

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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

11
Total Graduate Students
36%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Solid-state physics, materials science, biophysics, astrophysics, physics education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Jingbiao Cui
Chair
Email: icui@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-3657
Fax: 901-678-4733

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