University of Memphis.

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN4 year degree
Out-of-state tuition
Acceptance rate

About University of Memphis

The University of Memphis (UofM) is a public research university in Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America. Founded in 1912, the university has an enrollment of more than 22,000 students. The university maintains The Herff College of Engineering, The Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI), The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, the former Lambuth University campus (now a branch campus of The University of Memphis), The Loewenberg College of Nursing, The School of Public Health, The College of Communication and Fine Arts, The FedEx Institute of Technology, The Advanced Distributed Learning Workforce Co-Lab, and The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology. The University of Memphis is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 15,901 students
  • 0.21 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available

Notable programs at University of Memphis

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Biology, Cognitive Science, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, International Business, Management Information Systems, and Journalism.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

11,655 students out of 13,741 applicants were accepted into University of Memphis. They had an average SAT score of 1106. 4% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 95% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Out-of-state undergraduate tuition (2017)
In-state undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at University of Memphis was $21,029, while for in-state students it was $9,317. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $28,092.

The average financial aid at University of Memphis is $8,280. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $12,749 for undergraduate tuition on average.

Financial aid available at University of Memphis

Family Income Level

Average Discount

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

77% of undergraduate students at University of Memphis received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at University of Memphis

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Memphis was of $9,366 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,415.

Diversity at University of Memphis

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017