University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$9,912

$13,752

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
500
75th
590
25th
490
75th
27
25th
20
75th
25
25th
17
75th
26
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,330
Declined 1,968
Total Received 13,298
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Public

20,011

undergraduate students

5,117

graduate students

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School Facts

University of Memphis, founded in 1912, is a comprehensive, public university. It changed its name from Memphis State University in 1994. Its 1,178-acre campus is located in Memphis.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 25,128
Established in 1912
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

1,607-acre, metropolitan research university in Memphis (population: 652,236). Served by air, bus, and train.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of Memphis
None
Memphis, TN
38152

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
55%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
500
75th
590
25th
490
75th
27
25th
20
75th
25
25th
17
75th
26
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Other application fee (waived with SAT, ACT, or NACAC waivers)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,330
Declined 1,968
Total Received 13,298

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

89%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,591

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,208
Housing $6,105
Food $4,070
Additional fees $1,704
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $21,687
Average Financial Aid - $7,591
Total with Avg. Aid $14,096

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Financial Aid Office


P: 901 678-4825
F: 901 678-3590
financialaid@memphis.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

judo, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, judo, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Advertising. yes
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes
Audiology/Audiologist. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other. yes
Biostatistics. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist. yes
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes yes
Economics, General. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational Psychology. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
Environmental Design/Architecture. yes
Epidemiology. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
General Studies. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
Health Policy Analysis. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management. yes
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management. yes
Information Technology. yes
Interior Design. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Journalism. yes yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes yes yes
Music, Other. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
School Psychology. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Studies
  2. Psychology
  3. Professional Studies

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

25,128

total students

83%

in-state

17%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

20,011
students

Female
60%
11,968

Male
40%
8,043

20%

5,117
students

Female
62%
3,183

Male
38%
1,934

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

65%

12,915
students

Female
58%
7,540

Male
42%
5,375

35%

7,096
students

Female
62%
4,428

Male
38%
2,668

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
35%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 60
Countries most often represented Canada
India
Kuwait
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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