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University of Memphis Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

22,420 Students

85% Admitted

  • 21,521 full time
  • 7,248 part time
  • 6,221 men full time
  • 8,951 women full time
  • 6,710 applied
  • 4,452 admitted
  • 2,577 enrolled

17,396 Undergraduates

$7,488 Tuition/Year

  • 4,895 Graduates
  • 763 Non-Degree
  • $7,488 in state
  • $1,637 fees
  • $9,975 room & board
  • $1,569 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Rachel from Memphis, TN
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  • the university of memphis has a surprisingly diverse faculty and student body for a southern school. there are loads of student help and services available here as well. it's best…

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  • Khalil from Horn Lake, MS
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  • From the college application to gaining enrollment, the recruiters for this university are extremely helpful and always willing to give guidance. The campus itself is phenomenal with many classes are…

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  • Samantha from Arlington, TN
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  • Memphis is a busy city filled with busy people. There is plenty here to keep anyone entertained, and the people here are very interesting. University of Memphis is a campus…

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  • Brittany from Memphis, TN
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  • this a great academic school! always lots of fun activities to do and a lot of things to get involved in. the staff and older students are friendly and everyone…

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  • Brittney from Memphis, TN
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  • The University of Memphis is a great school. Depending on the classes you sign up for they are very helpful. The professors actually don't check for attendance because most of…

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Mission Statement

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.

University of Memphis
  • Located in Memphis, TN
  • Public
  • 22,420 students enrolled
  • 85% admitted
  • $7,488 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Candace from Memphis, TN
  • I am a current student here

    There is always something going on so you can jump in if something catches your attention. The people are friendly and are not afraid to get you to be involved.

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  • 5
  • Lauren from Senatobia, MS
  • I am a current student here

    I love being a student at the University of Memphis. The campus is a nice size, and very pretty. There is a diverse group of students, so you never know who you are going to meet! The teachers are helpful and there is just a good, positive atmosphere about the campus. There are countless places to eat and a computer lab in almost every building!

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  • Elina from Cordova, TN
  • I am a current student here

    I love it here! I don't think I could feel any more at home. I'm always hanging out in the BCM. I love it here and I love that there's always something going on. The campus feels like a little city in and of itself. It's great!

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