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University of Memphis

Department of Art

Memphis, TN

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Graphic design
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Sculpture
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Painting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Ceramics
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Printmaking/photography
(Graduate Certificate) Museum studies
Master of Arts (MA) Art history General art history
Master of Arts (MA) Art history Egyptian art and archaeology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Other Advanced Degrees 5

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 or MAT
2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Image identification exam, qualifying exam
Other Advanced Degrees Internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
8
Accepted
5
Enrolled
73%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio (MFA), letter of intent, sample of undergraduate writing, two letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Three letters of recommendation, letter of intent

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

26
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.38%
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 69%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.85%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 2
Male (12)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Online collaborative learning, advanced art history studies, electronic publishing/design, studio arts, architectural studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Art and Communications Building
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Prof. Richard Lou
Chair
Email: ralou@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2217
Fax: 901-678-2735

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