Memphis, TN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
33%
67%
student ratio
12
total students
Tuition Cost $19,668
$19,668
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
57%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Computational Physics Master of Science (MS) [Computational Sciences ]
    • General Physics Master of Science (MS)
    • Material Science Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 21
    • Accepted 12
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 6
  • 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 August 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 21 undergraduate hours of course work in physics
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$19,668
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Full-time Percentage75%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian25%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student50%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty6
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage0%
    • Male Percentage100%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSolid-state physics, materials science, biophysics, astrophysics, physics education
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Physics

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Memphis

Memphis, TN 38152
United States

Dr. Jingbiao Cui

Chair

Phone: 901-678-3657
Fax: 901-678-4733
Email: icui@memphis.edu

Dr. Sanjay Mishra

Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Phone: 901-678-3115
Fax: 901-678-4733
Email: srmishra@memphis.edu

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