|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,471 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of Memphis is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 21,392 applications and 12,124 students were granted admission. University of Memphis is at the #55 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 95% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 5% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||900 to 1160|
|ACT||18 to 25|
University of Memphis charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $19,200 and in-state students paid $7,488.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of University of Memphis's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 49% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,688 (which is 5.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Memphis in 2016-2017, was 1,099, which is 54% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,187 (which is 2.2% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of Memphis has enrolled a total of 21,301 students (14,391 students full-time and 6,910 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 21,301 students, 1,395 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and 17,183 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,118 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 2,319 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 34%
Two or more races: 4%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Memphis.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||17%||1,071||158|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||8%||502||46|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||320||264|
|Legal Professions And Studies||3%||200|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||107||21|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||1%||84|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||1%||67|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Memphis full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of Memphis graduates 6 years after enrollment is $21,600. Last year, out of the total 737 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 590 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 396 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 313 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|