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University of Memphis

Department of Psychology

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / Department of Psychology is located in Memphis, TN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) General psychology
Specialist in Education (Ed S) School psychology
Master of Arts (MA) School psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Experimental psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) School psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Clinical psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 23
Doctoral Degrees 13
Other Advanced Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
37 credit hours (for MA); 33 credit hours with thesis or 36 with exam (for MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
80 semester hours, major area paper; 1-year placement and 1-year internship (for clinical psychology); internship (for school psychology)
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
30 credit hours

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

291
Applied
46
Accepted
32
Enrolled
16%

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 December 5th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, 18 undergraduate hours in psychology
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, 18 hours of undergraduate psychology courses, transcripts, personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, interview
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, 18 hours of undergraduate psychology courses, 3 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

111
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.41%
Black or African American 9.01%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.7%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

29
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 3
Male (18)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Clinical health; school, child and family psychology; psychotherapy; cognitive and behavioral neuroscience; industrial-organizational psychology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 202 Psychology Building
Memphis, TN  38152-3230
United States
Contact Dr. Frank Andrasik
Chair
Email: rcohen@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2145
Fax: 901-678-2579