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University of Memphis

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Memphis, TN

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied statistics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematics
Master of Science (MS) Applied mathematics
Master of Science (MS) Statistics
Master of Science (MS) Teaching of mathematics
Master of Science (MS) Mathematics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 6

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 GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam, final exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32
Applied
27
Accepted
9
Enrolled
84%

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 August 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5, undergraduate degree in math or statistics, two letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5, 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

52
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.77%
Black or African American 9.62%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 17.31%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.92%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 1
Male (12)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Combinatorics, ergodic theory, graph theory, Ramsey theory, applied statistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Dunn Hall
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Irena Lasiecka
Chair
Email: lasiecka@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2482
Fax: 901-678-2480