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University of Memphis
  • 4 Year
  • MEMPHIS, TN

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Memphis is an above-average public university located in Memphis, Tennessee. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 12,063 undergraduate students. The Memphis acceptance rate is 85%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, and Nursing. Graduating 52% of students, Memphis alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,700.

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SOUTHERN AVENUE
MEMPHIS, TN 38152
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
American Athletic Conference

Branch Campuses

University of Memphis Rankings

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Memphis Admissions

Acceptance Rate
85%
Application Deadline
July 1
SAT Range
990-1200
ACT Range
19-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,777 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,776 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 143 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 169 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 169 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
22
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
22
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    47%
  • Online
    15%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,063 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,320
Undergrads Over 25
20%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 86 responses
  • Friendly
    51%
  • Commuter
    19%
  • Closed off
    8%
  • Determined
    8%
  • Driven by doing
    3%
  • Enthusiastic
    3%
  • Giving
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 173 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 216 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 97 responses
  • Diversity
    66%
  • Relaxed
    18%
  • Interesting
    10%
  • Driven
    3%
  • Involvement
    2%
  • Hands on
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 86 responses

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