Memphis, TN
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
43
total students
Tuition Cost $42,912
$42,912
average amount to complete degree
January 13
fall application deadline
68%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Arts Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Communication Master of Arts (MA)
    • Film And Video Production Master of Arts (MA) [Film, Television, and Video Production]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 13
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Alternate accepted and culminating project
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

68% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 38
    • Accepted 26
    • Acceptance Rate 68
    • Enrolled 17
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $60
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 13th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, personal goal statement, and letters of recommendation, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, personal goal statement, and letters of recommendation, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & Fees$42,912
    • *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, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students43
    • Part-time Percentage53%
    • Full-time Percentage47%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American16%
    • White / Caucasian63%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races-1%
    • Unknown or International Student12%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchRhetoric, media studies, applied communication (health communication)
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Communication

College of Communication and Fine Arts
University of Memphis

Art and Communication Building
Memphis, TN 38152
United States

Dr. Sandra Sarkela

Interim Department Chair

Phone: 901-678-2565
Fax: 901-678-4331
Email: ssarkela@memphis.edu

Dr. Antonio de Velasco

Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Phone: 901-678-3185
Fax: 901-678-4331
Email: adevelsc@memphis.edu

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