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University of Memphis

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is located in Memphis, TN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
17
Accepted
10
Enrolled
89%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
65%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 13.04%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4.35%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 3
Part-time - 2
Male (4)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Violence, crime prevention, crime analysis, survey research, crisis intervention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 311 McCord Hall
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. K. B. Turner
Chair
Email: kbturner@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-3397
Fax: 901-678-5279