University of Memphis

Address:
, Memphis, TN 38152
Phone:
901-678-2000
Website:
http://www.memphis.edu
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About University of Memphis

University of Memphis is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are enrolled as full-time students. This institution has a high transfer rate, with at least 20% of its undergrad students entering as transfers. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate16,719
 Graduate4,705
 Total21,424
GenderFemale61%
 Male39%
Student Age% Under 2561%
 % 25 and Over39%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time69%
 % Part-time31%
Race/Ethnicity% White53.0%
 % Black35.5%
 % Asian2.3%
 % Latino1.7%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown3.0%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyArchitecture
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal6,584
 % Admitted67%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled56%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT4%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT95%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800550 / 800
 SAT Writing400 / 800550 / 800
 SAT Math430 / 800565 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3624 / 36
 ACT English18 / 3625
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math16 / 3623 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$35
 In-State Tuition & Fees$6,780
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,148
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid95%
 % Undergraduates with Loans42%
 % Undergraduates with Grants88%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,300
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,005
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,162
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,489
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,489
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,489

Neighborhood Data for the Memphis Area

Median Age33.1
Median Household Income$37,072
Total Population652,123
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.6% 52.4%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1750.1%49.9%
 Age 18-2449.6%50.4%
 Age 25-2949.0%51.0%
 Age 30-3948.4%51.6%
 40+45.5%54.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White31.0%
 % Black62.6%
 % Asian1.7%
 % Latino6.2%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,005
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,162
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$590
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50041.3%24.0%8.0%
 $500 to $74932.6%47.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99911.9%22.0%38.0%
 Over $100014.2%6.8%16.6%