University of Memphis: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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University of Memphis is a large four-year, public school with 20,585 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1912 and is one of the 25 colleges and schools located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
96
Fair
At University of Memphis you can receive your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Memphis follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 96 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Education, Management, Business, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
77%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

University of Memphis student retention rate is fair at 77% (above Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Memphis is low: 49%. Roughly 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Memphis is pretty decent: 14:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,700
High
Average tuition pricing is high - about $19,100 a year. The additional fees at University of Memphis not covered by tuition are about $1,600, which makes it a total of $20,700 a year.

Read the details about University of Memphis additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
40%
Doable
According to government data, 16,672 applications were submitted and 6,632 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at University of Memphis in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Medium
University of Memphis offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Memphis, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
University of Memphis offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - nearly $5,400 annually.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Memphis. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Memphis appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Memphis Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Memphis, Southern Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38152, USA
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