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University of Memphis

Department of Economics

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

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
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT or GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT or GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Paper presentation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
9
Accepted
4
Enrolled
90%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

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 GMAT or GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Previous course work in statistics, intermediate micro and macro theory; one semester of calculus and statistics and matrix or linear algebra
Doctoral Degree Exam GMAT or GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Two letters of reference, personal statement, curriculum vitae, interview, minimum GPA of 3.4

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

11
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 9.09%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (100%)
Female (0%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Tax research, medical economics, law and economics, labor economics, U.S. and Japanese economic relations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Fogelman Administration Building
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. William Smith
Chair
Email: wtsmith@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2785

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