Graduate Programs Overview

University of Memphis is a four-years, public school located in Memphis, Tennessee. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $10,908 for Tennessee residents and $14,544 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred thirty graduate programs: 53 Master's, 31 Doctorate, 44 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 934 students have been conferred Master's degree and 286 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Memphis
Typefour-years, public
AddressSouthern Avenue, Memphis, TN
Graduate School Students4,822 students
1,901 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$10,908
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 130 Graduate Programs
53 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 46 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Memphis with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Tennessee residents, the tuition & fees are $10,908 and $14,544 for non-Tennessee residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $521 for Tennessee residents and $723 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$521$723
Books & Supplies$1,600
Room & Board$9,354 (On-Campus) / $9,354 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$5,419 (On-Campus) / $5,419 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$27,281$30,917
Off-Campus Total$27,281$30,917
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Memphis offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 130 major areas - 52 Master's (18 online programs), 29 Doctorate (3 online programs), 43 Post-Bachelor'(17 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Library Science
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 22,205 students enrolled in University of Memphis including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,822 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,810 male and 3,012 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,128 full-time and 2,694 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,901 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 909 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,810
Women Students3,012
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students2,128
Part-time Students2,694
By race/ethnicity 2,503 White, 1,296 Black, and 253 Asian students are attending at University of Memphis. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races95
27 students are younger than 22 and 885 students are older than 65. The school has 2,614 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,296 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under27
40 & Over885
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Memphis, 1,901 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 909 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,822
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,901
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses909
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,012
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,901
Tennessee Resident1,522
Other State In U.S.361
Outside of U.S.14

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