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Study at University of Memphis

The University of Memphis, also known as “U of M”, is a public research university located in the Normal Station neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee, United States. It was founded in the year 1912. University of Memphis is the flagship public research university of the Tennessee Board of Regents system. It offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through diverse Course Topics. The schools and colleges under this university include the:

  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Communication and Fine Arts
  • College of Education
  • Fogelman College of Business and Economics
  • Graduate School
  • Herff College of Engineering
  • Loewenberg School of Nursing
  • School of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • University College
U of M's athletic teams are nicknamed the Tigers. The university is a Division I member of the NCAA and a member of Conference USA.

Profile of University of Memphis

Students attend University of Memphis in Memphis, TN, a large city. The school is a public institution. University of Memphis degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

University of Memphis Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 460. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 460 and 580.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at University of Memphis is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 20, 379 students at the school .

Student Life

University of Memphis values student athletics, and belongs to the Conference USA.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"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 Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts833interdisciplinary studies, liberal arts and sciences, English, history, political science, sociology, general studies, foreign language and literature, . . .
Business and Management675business management, marketing, accounting, finance, MIS, international business, managerial economics, logistics, . . .
Education and Teaching500curriculum and instruction, teacher ed, school Counselling, educational administration, education, higher education administration, special ed, physical education teaching, . . .
Media202journalism, mass communication
Therapy and Counselling192psychology, Counselling psychology, school psychology, educational psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine190registered nursing
Science134biology, chemistry, geophysics, bacteriology, physics, geology
Engineering122electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, biomedical engineering, engineering
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy96exercise science, sports and fitness management, clinical nutritionist
Security and Law Enforcement71criminal justice and administration
Art Studies57art studies
Computer Science and Engineering54computer science, computer engineering, computer services management
Music54music, various music studies
Engineering Technician47electronics tech, computer engineering tech, engineering technology, manufacturing tech
Family and Social Work40social work, public administration, consumer economics
Medical Support and Technology29audiology and speech pathology, audiology
Architecture and Planning22environmental design, urban planning
Religion and Philosophy21philosophy
Drama and Performing Arts20drama
Hospitality17hotel management
Fine Arts16art history and criticism
Medical administration13health care facilities management
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate

Contact: University of Memphis

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN 38152

General Phone: (901) 678-2000


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