University of Memphis

#706 / #213
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Public research university in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

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About University of Memphis

According to 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 "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High research activity".

University of Memphis Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
13,298 85% 52% 1120 22

How Much Does University of Memphis Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$8,208 $1,704

How Much Do University of Memphis Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of Memphis, then you can expect to earn an average of $43,200 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of Memphis's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
16,500 13,976 2,524

Where is University of Memphis?

University of Memphis is located at Southern Avenue, Memphis TN 38152

How Safe is University of Memphis?

University of Memphis has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Memphis has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is University of Memphis Known For?

University of Memphis is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Memphis's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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 Criminal Justice, Mathematics, and History. Here are some of University of Memphis's most famous alumni:

Hortense Spillers
A Scholar of English.
Kenneth T. Jackson
An American historian.
Mary Jane Irwin
An American computer scientist.
Marvin Ellison
An American business executive and CEO of Lowe's.
Jerry Lawler
Jerry Lawler
An American professional wrestler and color commentator.
Robert Morris
A Mathematician.
Arthur G. Bedeian
An American business theorist.
Bernice B. Donald
Bernice B. Donald
A United States federal judge.
Tim McCarver
An American baseball player and announcer.
Derrick Rose
Derrick Rose
An American basketball player.
Eric Jerome Dickey
Eric Jerome Dickey
An American author.
Alan Amron
Alan Amron
An American inventor.