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University of Memphis

Herff College of Engineering

Memphis , TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / Herff College of Engineering is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
(Graduate Certificate)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 27
Doctoral Degrees 7
Other Advanced Degrees 3

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT, GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
30-36 hours of course work, completion of course work within 6 years, continuous enrollment
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT, GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Completion of degree within 12 years, residency, continuous enrollment

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

151
Applied
103
Accepted
38
Enrolled
68%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT, GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE, MAT, GMAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

165
Total Graduate Students
52%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.42%
Black or African American 4.85%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.61%
Asian 9.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.61%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 4
Male (30)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medical and biological applications of engineering; infrastructure, including transportation, ground water and GPS studies; computational intelligence and modeling; sensors
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 201 Engineering Admin Bldg
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Joseph Sweigard
Dean
Email: rjswgard@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-4306
Fax: 901-678-4180

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