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University of Memphis

Department of Computer Science

Memphis, TN

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Bioinformatics
Master of Science (MS) Computer science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, final exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

95
Applied
57
Accepted
28
Enrolled
60%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

71
Total Graduate Students
76%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.41%
Black or African American 5.63%
White or Caucasian 9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (74%)
Female (25%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 2
Male (15)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Network security, biomolecular and distributed computing, wireless sensor networks, artificial intelligence
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Dunn Hall 375
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Lan Wang
Chair
Email: lanwang@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-5465
Fax: 901-678-2480

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