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Master's Degrees

We offer 60 programs
with 140+ concentrations.

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Doctoral Degrees

Explore our 55+ program
concentration areas.

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Graduate Certificates

Earn a certificate in just
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Law School

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Non-Degree Seeking

Need a refresher? Want to 
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Bachelor's + Master's

Earn up to 12 grad credits as a Combination Senior.

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Application requirements vary by program. View requirements prior to starting your application by selecting the "Applicant Information" link for your chosen academic department in the Graduate School directory.

Applications are available online at Apply for Graduate Admissions. A non-refundable application and processing fee of $35 U.S. is required of a domestic applicant and processing fee of $60 U.S. is required of an international applicant.

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Our programs are award-winning, accredited and affordable. Finances shouldn't stand in the way of you achieving your dreams. That's why we offer an array of scholarships and graduate assistantships. UofM has a tuition cap for graduate resident students, which means all credit hours above 10 will be offered at no additional tuition charge (with the exception of related course fees).

Cost of Attendance Estimator Estimate your tuition and other associated fees including housing and meals.
Financial Aid Learn more about funding and financial aid for graduate students.
Scholarships Graduate students can apply for competitive scholarships in Tiger Scholarship Manager. Contact the Scholarship Office for more information.
Graduate Assistantships Graduate teaching and research assistantships are available in most of the academic areas, requiring 3-20 hours of service per week. Learn more about responsibilities and opportunities.
Fellowships and Awards While some awards require a nomination by a college/department, there are opportunities available for which you can apply.
Federal Assistance Opportunities Explore external funding resources including FAFSA, federal tax benefits for students, opportunities for women and minorities and more.
Veterans Educational Benefits & Certification Veterans, learn more about utilizing your educational benefits.

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There are opportunities for on-campus employment. At the UofM, we strive to provide students with real-world, technical, resume-building work that offers compensation. We partner with influential companies and many students go on to work full-time for these same companies after graduation. 

For example, University of Memphis Research Foundation (UMRF) Ventures Inc. hires UofM students for good-paying jobs with Fortune 500 companies like FedEx while facilitating collaborations with corporations, agencies and organizations that help to grow Memphis. 

You may also apply for a graduate assistant (GA) position. If awarded a GA position, you will work 20 hours per week in addition to your course- load. In return, you will receive tuition reimbursement and a monthly stipend. Learn more about GA opportunities >

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When you choose the University of Memphis, you're also choosing the City of Memphis. Memphis sits at the crossroads of international commerce, culture and creativity. Learn more about the City of Memphis >

The UofM is located in a metropolitan area, home to some of the most renowned Fortune 500 companies. That proximity opens up a wealth of career, networking and internship opportunities for our students — making Memphis a great place to expand your education. Here is a small sample of our partnering companies: 

Baptist Memorial Health Care 
C.H. Robinson
First Tennessee
Hilton Worldwide
Homeland Security
International Paper
Master IT 
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare 
New Horizons
Northwestern Mutual 
Orion Federal Credit Union
Smith & Nephew
Thomas & Betts
Raymond James Financial 

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One-Bedroom and Two-Bedroom Options | Located on the Park Avenue Campus

Moving to Memphis and need affordable, convenient housing? The Park Avenue Campus is just one mile from the main campus. The residents are comprised of students, spouses and students' children.  ADA accessible apartments are available. 

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COVID-19 Response: Limited-Time Offers
The UofM Graduate School is committed to assisting you in your academic pursuits and offering temporary allowances to further your education in response to COVID-19. Applying to graduate school is an important decision, especially during these challenging times, and our faculty and staff at the Graduate School are here to help you every step of the way. Learn more about standardized test waivers and alternate English proficiency test options >

Test Score Information
If your program of choice requires an entrance exam, view institutional codes and learn more about test requirements >

GRE Fee Reduction
Students who meet need-based guidelines may receive a GRE Fee Reduction voucher to take the General Test and/or a Subject Test for 50 percent of the full test fee. Learn more >

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