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University of Memphis

University College

Memphis, TN

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University of Memphis

Overview

University of Memphis / University College is located in Memphis, TN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Liberal studies
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Human resources leadership
(Graduate Certificate) Liberal studies
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Strategic leadership
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Training and development
(Graduate Certificate) Strategic leadership

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for MPS)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

70
Applied
53
Accepted
39
Enrolled
76%

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 July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (for MPS)
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, letters of recommendation, personal essay, interview, minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (for MALS); portfolio in lieu of GRE (for MPS applicants with substantial professional work experience)
Additional Entrance Requirements Essay, letter 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 3
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

132
Total Graduate Students
79%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.52%
Black or African American 59.09%
White or Caucasian 31%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.76%
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

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

Research

Focus of faculty research: Media ethics, history of psychiatry, public relations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Joanne Gikas
Interim Dean
Email: jgikas@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2716