#558 Overall Influence #787 Desirability Rank

University of Memphis

Public research university in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

From Wikipedia

The University of Memphis is a public research university in Memphis, Tennessee. Founded in 1912, the university has an enrollment of more than 22,000 students.The university maintains The Herff College of Engineering, The Center for Earthquake Research and Information , The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, the former Lambuth University campus in Jackson, Tennessee , The Loewenberg College of Nursing, The School of Public Health, The College of Communication and Fine Arts, The FedEx Institute of Technology, The Advanced Distributed Learning Workforce Co-Lab, and The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology. The University of Memphis is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

13,298

Acceptance

85%

Graduation Rate

52%

Median SAT Score

1120

Median ACT Score

22

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$8,208

Fees (in-state)

$1,704

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$43,200

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

17K

Under-Grads

14K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

Southern Avenue, Memphis TN 38152

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

8 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

56 per 100K

Violent Crime

18 per 100K

What is University of Memphis known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#361 World Rank
Business
#344 World Rank
Mathematics
#349 World Rank
Education
#349 World Rank
Computer Science
#277 World Rank
Law
#433 World Rank
Medical
#242 World Rank
History
#669 World Rank
Engineering
#400 World Rank
Philosophy
#420 World Rank
Political Science
#577 World Rank
Literature
#895 World Rank
Biology
#382 World Rank
Psychology
#439 World Rank
Communications
#1020 World Rank
Physics
#396 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#170 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1246 World Rank
Chemistry
#158 World Rank
Nursing
#1032 World Rank
Economics
#843 World Rank
Sociology
#503 World Rank
Social Work
#1431 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#580 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are University of Memphis's Most influential alumni?

University of Memphis 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Criminal Justice, and History

James Wiseman

James Wiseman

American basketball player

Antonio Anderson

American basketball player

Darius Washington Jr.

American and Macedonian basketball player

Precious Achiuwa

Nigerian basketball player

Terdell Middleton

American football player

William Bedford

American basketball player

Adam Jay Harrison

Adam Jay Harrison

Steve Cohen

American politician

Dave Loos

American basketball player-coach

Gerald Brown

American football player and coach

Sylvester Gray

American basketball player

Erin Hatley

American beauty pageant contestant