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University of Memphis

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The University of Memphis, also called the U of M, is an American public research university located in the Normal Station neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee and is the flagship institution of the Tennessee Board of Regents system.

With an enrollment of more than 23,000 students, the University of Memphis has 25 Chairs of Excellence and five state-approved Centers of Excellence.

The University maintains the Journalism and Public Relations department, Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI), Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, the former Lambuth University campus, which is now a branch campus of the University, the Loewenberg School of Nursing, FedEx Institute of Technology, and the Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $20,856.00 avg tuition

Southern Avenue
Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-2000

Apply online Admissions:
www.memphis.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.memphis.edu/financialaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Memphis

Statistics:
Applied 6,713
Admitted 4,452 66%
Enrolled total 2,577
Full Time: 2,473
Part Time 104
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 19 26
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 77%
4-year graduation rate 12%
6-year graduation rate 37%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Memphis

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $6,144.00 $6,144.00 $20,856.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,246.00 $1,246.00 $1,246.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $256.00 $256.00 $869.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,236.00 $7,236.00 $18,414.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,252.00 $1,252.00 $1,252.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $402.00 $402.00 $1,023.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,330.00 $8,325.00 $4,746.00
Other Expenses $4,746.00 $4,746.00 $4,746.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $35.00
Books and Supplies $1,350.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 97%
Percent receiving grant aid 92%
Avg amount of grant aid $8,458.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 55%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,323.00

University of Memphis

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture X
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
Environmental Design/Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Finance, General X
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X X
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Selling Skills and Sales Operations X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
ENGINEERING
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Engineering Technology, General X X
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Consumer Economics X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist X
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Interior Design X
Music, General X X
Music, Other X

Scholarships for Students in Tennessee

Name Amount Deadline
Outstanding Music Performance Scholarship - University of Memphis 0% of tuition Varies
Music Performance Scholarship - University of Memphis 50% of tuition Varies
Director's Scholarship - University of Memphis $2,500 Varies
Lily Afshar Guitar Scholarship Varies Varies
Band Alumni Scholarship - University of Memphis Varies Varies
Joe D'Gerolamo Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Elba Gandy Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Herbert Hermann Memorial Piano Scholarship Varies Varies
Herbert Hermann Memorial Piano Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert Kelley Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Lubrani Clarinet Award/Music Memorial Fund Scholarship Varies Varies
Raymond Lynch Oboe Award Varies Varies
Ethel Taylor Maxwell Voice Scholarship Varies Varies
Presser Scholarship - University of Memphis Varies Varies
Santi Voice Scholarship Varies Varies
Clement Santi Memorial Music Scholarship Varies Varies
Smit Composition Award Varies Varies
Harold Streibich Award Varies Varies
Business and Economic Alumni Chapter Scholarship - Univ. of Memphis Varies Varies
Charles Greisbeck Scholarship Varies Varies
Humko Doctoral Fellowship Varies Varies
Morgan Keegan Scholarship Varies Varies
Dr. G.P. Racz Leadership Fellowship Varies Varies
Dr. R. Eugene Smith Fellowship Varies Varies
Mark Sowards Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Stacey Steckler Sprinkler Scholarship Varies Varies
Tilson Real Estate Fellowship Varies Varies
George W. Etheridge Early Childhood Education Scholarship Varies Varies
AUSP Alumni Chapter Fellowship Varies Varies
Marion G. Evans/Exchange Club of East Memphis Fellowship Varies Varies
Tillie B. Alperin Scholarship Varies Varies
Cleveland Drennon, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert and Elaine Hoffman Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Kathryn Hookanson Law Fellowship Varies Varies
Law Alumni Scholarship Award Varies Varies
H. H. McKnight Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Joseph Henry Shepherd Scholarship Varies Varies
Jerome Rosengarten Scholarship Varies Varies
East Tennessee Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies
Evans and Petree Law Firm Scholarship Varies Varies
Cecil C. Humphreys Law Fellowship Varies Varies
Claude T. Coffman Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Herbert Herff Presidential Law Scholarship Varies Varies
Judge William B. Leffler Scholarship Varies Varies
Donald and Susie Polden Dean's Scholarship Varies Varies
Amy E. Spain Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
James F. and Donna Springfield Scholarship Varies Varies
James E. Harwood Endowed Scholarship Varies Varies
Mighty Sound of the South Scholarship Varies Varies

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