University of Memphis School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Memphis, TN

$9,912

Avg in-state tuition

$13,752

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Memphis

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

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.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

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.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1010-1230

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 19-26

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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22k

Students Enrolled

44%

Online Student Enrollment

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
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.

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%

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

58

Total Online Enrollment

9,456

Student Location Breakout

44% 56%

Percent of Programs Online

68% On-campus

32% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's 43% online

Graduate Certificate 32% online

Master's 29% online

Doctorate 17% online

Financial 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

Financial Outlook

$35k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

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.