Public school in Tennessee with 19,900 total undergraduate students

Chancing

University of Memphis is a less competitive than most schools school

Overall acceptance rate

95%

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Admissions

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Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
95%
Women
96%

Men
93%

Total number of applicants
14,916
Women: 63%
Men: 37%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
18%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$19,266
Out-of-state
$23,106

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$11,640

$30,001–48,000
$12,495

$48,001–75,000
$15,155

$75,001–110,000
$18,894

Over $110,000
$18,714

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Applications

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
Yes

Considers class rank
No

Recommendation letters
Not used

TOEFL policy (international applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT testing policy
Optional
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Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 0%
ACT: 80%

Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
2,593
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
58%
Enrolled men:
42%
6-year graduation rate
53%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
76%

Student diversity

Diverse
International students
2%

Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students

Asian and Pacific Islander: 4%
Black: 36%
Hispanic: 5%
Native American: < 1%
Other: 5%
White: 50%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
15:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors & careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
Yes

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
Yes

Football conference
American Athletic Conference

D1 Basketball
Yes

Basketball conference
American Athletic Conference

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Location

Southern Avenue
Memphis, TN 38152
Campus Setting
Urban

Region
Southeast

Campus culture

Religious Affiliation
None

HBCU
No

Contact information

(901) 678-2000
Southern Avenue
Memphis, TN 38152