101 Wilder Tower, Memphis, TN 38152 901-678-2111
http://www.memphis.edu recruitment@memphis.edu
About University of Memphis
  • Year of Foundation 1912
  • Size of Campus 1160 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 15,765
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61% 39% 9.1%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 5,256 in-state, 15,810 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 16,011
The University of Memphis will be recognized as one of America's great metropolitan research universities, noted for its comprehensive, innovative academic programs and for capitalizing on its urban setting and region to address the challenges of our global society. The University of Memphis is a learner-centered metropolitan research university providing high quality educational experiences while pursuing new knowledge through research, artistic expression, and interdisciplinary and engaged scholarship.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of 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,
  • Number of sororities 11
  • On-campus 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, C
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus 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, I
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 13
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 8
  • Popular Event and Social Activities 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, I
  • Number of students in fraternities 13
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Memphis (7)
  • Distance to nearest train Memphis (7)
  • Distance to nearest bus Memphis (7)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 8%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 13%
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (40%), men's dorms (32%), fraternity housing (1%), apartments for married students (4%), apartment for single students (20%), special housing for disabled students (3%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 75%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 33%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 17%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,904,734
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,500
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 40,244
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 625
  • 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)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support 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
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 9,392
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 45,000
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 3,636,755
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,225
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of e-books 46,172
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,050
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Museums 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 Patho
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 64%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,083
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Hewitt Associate, Thomas and Betts, Hilton Corporation, Smith and Nephew, FedEx Corporation, Nike, Inc., International Paper, Williams Sonoma, Cummins, Inc., Cintas Corporation, IBM, Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Wells Fargo, MCI, Cargill, Bank of America, Joh
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 9%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis