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University of Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee

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Overview

Student Population
21,458
University of Memphis overview
Location Memphis, Tennessee
Online memphis.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
University of Memphis overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Memphis, Tennessee, University of Memphis is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 14,141 prospective students applied, and 11,921 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,480 enrolled in the school.  13,980 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,478 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $7,680 plus fees of $1,637. Memphis is ranked 769 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
6/10
Resources
4/10
Outcomes

Memphis is rated within the lower 42% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Memphis within the 2020 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
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SAT 970/1210
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.33
Applications Accepted
84.3% 
University of Memphis overview
Applications Due May 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tennessee Resident Tuition
$7,680
In State Costs for University of Memphis
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,569
Other Fees$1,637
Room and Board $9,975
Budget for Other Expenses$4,562
Total One Year Cost$25,423
Out of State Resident Tuition
$19,392
Out of State Costs for University of Memphis
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,569
Other Fees$1,637
Room and Board $9,975
Budget for Other Expenses$4,562
Total One Year Cost$37,135

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$42,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
38% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Memphis students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
General Studies 11%
Education 8%
Health Professions 6%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220862 IPEDS survey data for University of Memphis.

Current students may use the University of Memphis GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.