University of Memphis


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University of Memphis


  • 64% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$5,256 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$15,810 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

July 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


McWherter Library; Audiology/Speech Language Pathology Branch Library; Chemistry Branch Library; Earth Sciences Branch Library; Mathematics Branch Library; Music Branch Library; Law Library; Learning Resources Center (COE)

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,904,734 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 9,392 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,636,755 microforms.
  • 40,244 Audio/Visual items.
  • 46,172 e-books.

Museums & Art

Art Museum; Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology; Chucalissa Archaeological Museum; Student Art Gallery; Meeman Biological Center; FedEx Institute of Technology; Wilson School/Holiday Inn; Fogelman Executive Center; Audiology and Speech Language Pathology; WKNO television station; WMR radio station



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 2,000 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 625 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 1,050 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 1,500 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 1,225 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 45,000 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance


reading, math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 13% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 8% of housing units are Singles.
  • 75% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 17% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 9 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 33% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 30% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming, Black History Month, Step Shows by Greek Organizations, International Night, A Night in Africa, SAC Spring Fling, Greek Follies, Greek All-Sing, Multicultural Festival, Student Organization Involvement Fair, Service on Saturday, Welcome Week, India Fest, Chinese New Year, SAC Concerts, Intramural activities, Intercollegiate sporting events (Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Rifle, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Golf, Rifle, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball), Theatrical performances, Musical performances, Concerts, Guest Lectures
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 176 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Lamda Delta, Alpha Rho Chi – Architecture, Black Scholars Unlimited, Chi Beta Phi Fraternity, Chi Sigma Iota – Kappa Zeta Chapter, Educational Counseling, Gamma Beta Phi Society, Golden Key National Honor Society, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha Theta – Epsilon Nu Chapter, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Phi Sigma Pi (National Honor Fraternity), Pi Delta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Society, Pi Tau Sigma – Mechanical Engineering, Psi Chi – the Psychology Club, Sigma Delta Pi, Sigma Theta Tau – Nursing, Tau Beta Pi – All of Engineering, Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Barth House Episcopal/Anglican Center for college M, Bellevue Christian Fellowship, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Outreach, Catholic Student Organization, Christian Musicians Fellowship, Christian Student Center-Tigers For Christ, Christians on Campus, Hillel of Memphis at the Jewish Student Union, Latter-day Saint Student Association, MOMENTUM, Pentecostal Student Union, Presbyterian Place, Reformed University Fellowship, Refuge, Renown College Ministry, The Impact Movement, The SURGE, The Wesley Foundation, University Bible fellowship;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Students Association, Arab Student Association, Black Graduate Student Association, Black Student Association, The Chinese Students and Scholars, Association at University of Memphis, Hispanic Student Association, Indian Student Association, Japanese Culture Club, Korean Student Association, National Association For The Advancement of Colored People, National Association of Black Female Executives in Music and Entertainment, The German Club, The League of African American Women, The Spanish Club – La Lengua, University of Memphis International Student Association;
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Adult Student Assoc, All Greek Programming Brd, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Rho Chi, Alpha Tau Omega, Alternative Spring Break Student Org, American Constitution Society, American Humanics Student Assoc, Anime101, Archaeology Club, Art History Student Assoc, Art Research and Travel Studies (A. R. T. S. ), ASO (Another Student Organization), Assoc for Computing Machinery, Assoc for Women Attorneys, Biomedical Engineering Society, Black Law Students Assoc, Black Scholars Unlimited, Blue Crew, Cecil C. Humphrey’s School of Law Moot Court Brd, Chi Beta Phi National Science Honorary, Chi Sigma Iota, Clay Club, College Democrats, College Republicans, Collegiate Music Educator’s National Conference, Communication Graduate Student Assoc, Commuter Students Assoc, Construction Specifications Institute, Counseling Psychology Student Assoc, Creative Writing Club, Criminal Justice Student Assoc, Dance alliance, Delta Gamma, Delta Sigma Theta, Economics Giffen Club, Environmental Law Council , Financial Management Assoc, Gamma Beta Phi, Golden Key International Honour Society, GRADUATE ASSOCIATION FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY, Graduate History Assoc, Habitat for Humanity-University of Memphis Student, Honors Student Council, IEEE Institute or electrical and electronics engineers, Interfraternity Council, INTERNATIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN ASSOCIATION – STUDENT ORGANIZATION, International Law Society, Kappa Alpha Order, Kappa Alpha Psi, Kappa Delta, Kappa Sigma, Kemmons Wilson Hospitality Society, Lambda Chi Alpha, Marxist Student Union, Memphis Tax Law Council, Men’s Lacrosse, Mock Trial Club, Music and Entertainment Industry Student Assoc, National Pan-Hellenic Council, National Society of Black Engineers, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated, Delta Nu, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Mu, Phi Sigma Pi, Philosophy Graduate Student Assoc, Pi Beta Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Piano Students Assoc, Pre-Law Society, Professional Assertive United Sisters of Excellenc, Psi Chi, Public Action Law Society, Public Relations Student Society of America, Racquetball Team , Red Hot Lindy Hop, Residence Hall Assoc, RiverPac, Sankofa, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Alpha Lambda, Sigma Chi, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. , Sigma Kappa, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Sigma Tau Delta, Social Fellowship Alliance, Society of International Business Students, Society of Physics Students, Society of Professional Journalists, Sport Marketing Association, Sports and Entertainment Law Society, Stonewall Tigers; Student Activities Council, Student Advertising Federation, Student Ambassador Board, Student Bar Assoc, Student International Reading Assoc, Student National Medical Org, Student Nurses Assoc, Student Planning Assoc, Student Society for Stem Cell Research, Student Tennessee Education Assoc, Students Advocating Service, Students for a Democratic Society, Students for Middle-East Justice, Tennessee Journal of Practice & Procedure, The Federalist Society, The Fred Mertz Assoc, The Student Council for Exceptional Children, The University of Memphis Classical Guitar Society, The University of Memphis Law Review, The University of Memphis Snow Tigers, The University of Memphis Student Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Tiger Barbell Club, Tiger Futbol Club (Women’s Club Soccer at The University of Memphis), Tiger Ultimate Frisbee, Tiger Wrestling Club, Tigers for Organ Donation, Together We Initiate Growth & Sharing, Undergraduate Philosophy Circle, United States Institute of Theatre Technology, University of Memphis Bands, University of Memphis Photographic Society, University of Memphis Predental Club, University of Memphis School of Law Moot Court Board, University of Memphis Student AES, Up ’til Dawn, Women’s Consciousness Raising Coalition, Women’s Panhellenic Council, Zeta Phi Beta
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Helmsman, Daily


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Memphis (7)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Memphis (7)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Memphis (7)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 91% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 9% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,083
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 13 fraternities
  • 8 fraternity houses
  • 2% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 11 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 3% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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