84%

Acceptance Rate

$9,884

Avg.Financial Aid

003509

FAFSA Code

About The University of Memphis (UofM)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

21,458

Website

www.memphis.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

Southern Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9016782000
Fax:
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed University of Memphis at the 640th position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Jul

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

84%

SAT Range

970 - 1210

ACT Range

19 - 26

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. University of Memphis has 4 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at UM, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $25. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1010-1230 to improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to University of Memphis, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 19 are also given admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at Southern Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38152, or call (901) 678-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,174

Average Annual Cost

$7,680

Books And Supplies

$1,569

Other Fees

$1,637

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,975

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,562

Total One Year Cost

$25,423

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to UM. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $28,306. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

76%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

54%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$3,687

Faculty Overview

54%

Male Professors

46%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

338 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

294 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

216 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

175 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

156 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

156 Graduates

Psychology, General

151 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

125 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

119 Graduates

Biology, General

95 Graduates

Marketing

92 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

89 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

80 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

76 Graduates

Journalism

74 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

65 Graduates

History

62 Graduates

Political Science and Government

60 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

53 Graduates

Social Work

53 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

49 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

45 Graduates

Sociology

45 Graduates

Music

42 Graduates

Computer Science

41 Graduates

Chemistry

39 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

39 Graduates

International Business

36 Graduates

Mathematics

32 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

30 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

30 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

30 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

26 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

26 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

24 Graduates

Anthropology

22 Graduates

Civil Engineering

20 Graduates

Computer Engineering

18 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

15 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

14 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

11 Graduates

Environmental Design

10 Graduates

Philosophy

10 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

9 Graduates

Physics

8 Graduates

Economics

7 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

4 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

1 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

17,233

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

46%

Full-time

70%

Part-time

30%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

48% White

1% Unknown

35% Black

6% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

4% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

12%

Out Of State

86%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$58,824 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

15%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,985/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,990/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,990/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Tigers

School Colors

blue and grey

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

American Athletic Conference

Total Male Athletes

252

Total Female Athletes

138

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

9

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Rifle

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Rifle

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At UM, $10,175 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at UM costs around $3,990 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 41% male and 59% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$16,221

$33,750

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$168 - 350

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

93%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,884

Students Receiving Federal Grants

55%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,283

Students Receiving State Aid

76%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,817

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

76%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,507

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,077

$30K - $48K

$10,857

$48K - $75K

$7,262

$75K - $110K

$5,018

> $110K

$4,746

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$49,545,165

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$34,942,187

In case the students at University of Memphis face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at University of Memphis is around $4,137 and the federal grant is $5,284. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $4,683, while the institutional aid is $4,137. At UM, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $49,545,165 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $34,942,187.

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