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University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

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Overview

University of Memphis is a University institution located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Admissions Operations
204 Wilder Tower
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact John Rhodes
Associate Director for Admissions Operations
Email: jarhodes@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-4002

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Environmental Design/architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration/management Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
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Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
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Music, General Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14,916
Applied
14,201
Accepted
16,702
Enrolled
95%
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Female Admissions

9,440
Females Applied
9,065
Females Accepted
96%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,476
Males Applied
5,136
Males Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.48
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2
Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen July 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,352
In-state
15,720
Out-of-state
8,352
In-district
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Fees

10,096
Room & board
6,020
Room only

Financial Aid

11,842
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,287
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,268
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,964
Avg. Loan Aid
6,295
Avg. Grant Aid
7,438
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
55%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

16,702
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.19%
Black or African American 38.33%
White or Caucasian 42.78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 3.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.02%
Two or more races 3.92%
Other 1.36%

Gender

Male (39.33%)
Female (60.67%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 18%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Weeks of Welcome, Homecoming and Black History Month

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
daycare, minority services

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Blue Crew, Student Activities Council, International Student Association, NAACP Chapter at the U of M and Honors Student Organization

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark Division 1 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,369
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 888
Part-time - 481
Male - 640
Female - 729
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