University of MemphisSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Memphis, Tennessee Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$9,912

Avg in-state tuition

$13,752

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Memphis

The University of Memphis is a large public university located on an urban campus in Memphis, Tennessee. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 21,685, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 85%. The university offers 56 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 53%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,912, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $13,752.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

85% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 85%

Retention Rate 78%

Graduation Rate 53%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1010-1230

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-26

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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60%

Female Student Population

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

22k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

49%

Black

32%

Hispanic

6%

Two or more races

4%

Asian

4%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

52% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

52%

State Grant Aid

76%

Institution Grant Aid

79%

Pell Grant

52%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,284
State Grant Aid $4,683
Institution Grant Aid $4,137
Pell Grant Aid $4,662
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.