University of Memphis: Ranking & Review

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Memphis
rank
United States
rank
World
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1221652
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

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

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

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 Services61519013818
Health Professions and Related Programs29420610510
Education19813342373
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies338338
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21639255
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities17529204
Psychology1502229201
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs151185174
Engineering1204210172
Social Sciences13023153
Visual and Performing Arts107347148
English Language and Literature & Letters852618129
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1188126
Public Administration and Social Service Professions5372125
Biological and Biomedical Sciences9586109
Legal Professions and Studies101101
Physical Sciences5831695
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services4144792
History477256
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics47552
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields30535
Mathematics and Statistics145625
Architecture and Related Services101323
Philosophy and Religious Studies5319
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies44
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 population647,000
Phone9016782000
Fax+1 (901) 678 3299

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