University of Memphis: Ranking & Review

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Memphis Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 221 653
Top 4%

University of Memphis Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate85%84%85%
Applicants13,7415,4168,325
Admissions11,6554,5487,107
Enrolled undergraduates2,6691,1271,542
Enrolled total (including graduate students)21,5218,88212,639

7,476 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,591 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $35.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores111
Percent of students submitting SAT scores4%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
570
Math
550

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores2,533
Percent of students submitting ACT scores95%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
23
ACT Math
21

University of Memphis Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $24,660 $36,372
Off-campus $24,660 $36,372
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,366 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Memphis provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,565 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $7,680 $19,392
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,637 $1,637
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $320 $488
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,054 $17,838
Fees for full-time graduates $1,643 $1,643
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $503 $488

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 615 190 13 818
Health Professions and Related Programs 294 206 10 510
Education 198 133 42 373
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 338 338
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 216 39 255
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 175 29 204
Psychology 150 22 29 201
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 151 18 5 174
Engineering 120 42 10 172
Social Sciences 130 23 153
Visual and Performing Arts 107 34 7 148
English Language and Literature & Letters 85 26 18 129
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 118 8 126
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 53 72 125
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 95 8 6 109
Legal Professions and Studies 101 101
Physical Sciences 58 31 6 95
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 41 44 7 92
History 47 7 2 56
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 47 5 52
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 30 5 35
Mathematics and Statistics 14 5 6 25
Architecture and Related Services 10 13 23
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5 3 1 9
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4 4
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences
Grand Total3,1019632634,327

A total of 3,101 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Memphis.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,226 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate43%40%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 54%

General info

Alternative namesUofM
Founded1912
MottoImaginari. Cogitare. Facere
Dreamers. Thinkers. Doers
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,796
Instructional FTE1,057
Research FTE33
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.memphis.edu
AddressSouthern Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee, 38152
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone9016782000
Fax+1 (901) 678 3299

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