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University of Memphis

Graduate School

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / Graduate School is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Audiology (Au D)
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
Master of Architecture (M Arch)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Music (M Mu)
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS)
Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP)
Master of Health Administration (MHA)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS)
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
International Master of Business Administration (IMBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 952
Doctoral Degrees 241
Other Advanced Degrees 177

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT, MAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT, MAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, residency
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,040
Applied
2,111
Accepted
1,169
Enrolled
69%

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 July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT, MAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE, GMAT, MAT

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

4,026
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.23%
Black or African American 24.17%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 4.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.96%
Unknown 0.07%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

654
Total faculty
Full-time - 546
Part-time - 108
Male (387)
Female (267)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomedical research, earthquake research, electron microscopy, intelligent systems, economic development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 38152 Innovation Drive
#201
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Robin Poston
Dean of the Graduate School
Email: graduateschool@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-5739
Fax: 901-678-0378

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