University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$9,912

$13,752

not including room and board

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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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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
55%
Percent 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
Room $6,105
Board $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
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

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

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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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