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University of Memphis

Department of Political Science

Memphis, TN

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or LSAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Alternate accepted
Internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
14
Accepted
11
Enrolled
100%

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 Not reported No
Spring deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or LSAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation, statement of career goals and interests

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
21%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 36.84%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (63%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Political philosophy, comparative judicial studies, conflict studies, legislative studies, foreign policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Clement Hall
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Matthias Kaelberer
Chair
Email: mkaelbrr@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2395
Fax: 901-678-2983