University of Memphis

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The University of Memphis is a public research university located in Memphis, Tennessee. Also known as the U of M, it is the flagship school of the Tennessee Board of Regents system. The 1,100-acre campus is located in the University District area of Memphis, about five miles east of the city center.

General Information

Admission Office
101 Wilder Tower
Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-2111
(800) 669-2678
Fax: (901) 678-3053
[email protected]
Contact: Gloria Moore
Associate Director of Admissions
Main Address
Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-2000
www.memphis.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 15,813
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,989
Degree-seeking undergrads: 15,116
Graduate enrollment: 3,990

Setting
Urban setting
Very large city (over 500,000)
Commuter campus
Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $25
Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 67%
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 75%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $5,802 $6,128 $6,458 $6,780 +4.99%
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,100 $1,200 $1,300 +8.33%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $6,433 $7,014 $7,350 $8,005 +8.91%
Other $3,973 $4,213 $4,401 $4,489 +2.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $6,433 $7,655 $8,002 $8,162 +2.00%
Other $3,973 $4,213 $4,401 $4,489 +2.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $17,208 $18,455 $19,409 $20,574 +6.00%
In-state Off Campus $17,208 $19,096 $20,061 $20,731 +3.34%
In-state with Family $6,802 $7,228 $7,658 $8,080 +5.51%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $6,570
In-state Student Fees $1,218
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $16,704
Out-of-state Student Fees $1,218

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,890 95%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,740 88% $12,659,123 $7,275
• Federal grants 764 39% $2,964,286 $3,880
• Pell grants 764 39% $2,786,367 $3,647
• Other federal grants 366 18% $177,919 $486
Local and state government scholarships or grants 1,468 74% $6,785,605 $4,622
Institutional scholarships or grants 583 29% $2,909,232 $4,990
Student loan financial aid 839 42% $4,692,859 $5,593
• Federal student loans 835 42% $4,423,722 $5,298
• Other student loans 32 2% $269,137 $8,411

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 2611 797 251 51
Architecture and Related Services 11 7
Architecture 1
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning 6
Environmental Design/architecture 11
Area, Cultural, Ethnic, Gender, and Group Studies 9 1 5
Black/african-american Studies 9
Women’s Studies 1 5
Biology, Biological and Biomedical Sciences 96 10 6
Biology and Biological Sciences 96 7 6
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other 3
Business, Management, Administration and Marketing Services 533 165 16
Accounting 89 32
Business Administration and Management 95 120 16
Business/managerial Economics 23
Finance 98
Hotel/motel Administration/management 20
International Business 33 13
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 23
Management Information Systems 54
Marketing/marketing Management 94
Sales and Sales Operations 4
Communication and Journalism Studies 147 12 3
Journalism 59 7
Mass Media Studies 88 5 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 14 14 1 4
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance 1
Computer Science 14 10 1
Computer/information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other 4
Information Technology 3
Education 190 214 30 30
Community College Education 7
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 46 5
Curriculum and Instruction 155 7
General Education 13
Educational Leadership, Management and Administration 11 6
Educational and Instructional Technology 3
Higher Education Teaching and Administration 12
Physical Education/coaching Teacher Education 9
Special Education Teacher Education 14
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Other 2
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 167
Teaching English As A Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor 7
Engineering 59 30 8
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 8 7 1
Civil Engineering 11 11
Computer Engineering 2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 18 10
Engineering 7
Mechanical Engineering 20 2
Engineering Technology 18
Computer Engineering Technology/technician 8
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician 6
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician 4
English Language and Literature/letters 100 39 6
Creative Writing 11
English Language and Literature 100 28 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 48 8
Foreign Languages and Literatures 48
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 162 97 9 2
Audiology/audiologist 8
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-language Pathology/pathologist 18 1
Clinical Nutrition/nutritionist 10
Family Practice Nurse/nursing 2
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management 17
Public Health 4
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 162 48
History 58 11 7
History 58 11 7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 72 7
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration 72 7
Human Services 39 15
Public Administration 15
Social Work 39
Legal Studies 127
Law 127
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 194 25
General Studies 36 13
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 158 12
Mathematics and Statistics 24 8 5
Mathematics 24 8 5
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 300 8
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 300
Museology/museum Studies 8
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 86 28
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 45 28
Sport and Fitness Administration/management 41
Physical Sciences 30 18 8
Chemistry 26 8 7
Geology/earth Science 2 2 1
Physics 2 8
Psychology 159 31 18
Counseling Psychology 6
Educational Psychology 2
Psychology 159 23 10
School Psychology 8
Social Sciences 139 22 2
Anthropology 26 10
Economics 3 2
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 2
Geography 8
International Relations and Affairs 19
Political Science and Government 40 5
Sociology 43 5
Visual and Performing Arts 123 32 7
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 3 7
Art/art Studies 60 8
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 11 5
Music 29 12 7
Music, Other 20
Work and Family Studies 3
Consumer Economics 3
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Architecture & Related Programs
Architecture B
Environmental Design B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African-American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Music, Other B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Bacteriology B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Hotel/Motel Management B
International Business B
Logistics/Materials Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Real Estate B
Resort Management B
Sales and Distribution B
Sales/Selling Skills B

Communications & Journalism
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science B

Education
Elementary Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

Engineering
Biomedical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies
Computer Engineering B
Electrical Engineering Technologies B
Manufacturing Technologies B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Nursing (RN) B

History
History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics
Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:
    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma
*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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