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University of Memphis Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
B+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
45%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
77%
Part-Time Retention Rate
45%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$3,367
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    Yes
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    45%
  • 20-39
    39%
  • 40-99
    13%
  • 100+
    3%
97%
of students say they attend class.72 responses

About the Professors

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Female Professors
43%
Male Professors
57%
Average Professor Salary
$102,060
Poll
61%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.72 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    9%
  • Asian American
    9%
  • Hispanic
    3%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    72%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
78%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.145 responses
Poll
69%
of students say professors care about their students' success.147 responses
Poll
71%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.147 responses
Poll
72%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.147 responses
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