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Sample Abstract Page for Thesis/Dissertation


The word Abstract should be formatting to match all other chapter-level heads in the thesis or dissertation, in accordance with the style manual or journal style that the document follows.

A dissertation abstract must be 350 words or less. A thesis abstract must be 150 words or less.




          Last name, First Name Middle Name. Degree to be conferred (initials only). The University of Memphis. Month, Year degree to be conferred. Title of thesis/dissertation. Major Professor: ................. .
  • The above citation paragraph must be single spaced;
  • The abstract text must be double spaced beginning one double spaced line under the citation paragraph.
  • First line of abstract text must be indented.







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