University of Memphis Ranking, Address, Tuition Fees, Admissions Requirement & SAT Scores

The University of Memphis ranking is in the 165 to 197 range in the USA in the Jiaotong listing. It is ranked as a 2nd Tier National institution by the USnews, and the 609th best USA college by Forbes.

Requirements for Admission and Tuition Fees (Quick Facts 2014 / 2015)

The University of Memphis tuition fees are $8,619 for in-state and $13,275 for out of state students. It is a moderately selective college accepting 73.2% of applicants. Financial aid offered totals $80 million per year, an average of $9,090 per student.

University of Memphis SAT Scores and ACT Scores

The total composite SAT Score range for accepted applicants is 910 to 1200.

The requirements for ACT (25th-75th percentile) are Composite 19 – 25, English 19 – 26, and Math 17 – 24.

University of Memphis Information

The University of Memphis is a public research university.

It is the Tennessee Board of Regents system’s flagship university and it was founded through the General Education Bill in 1909. It opened on the 10th of September 1912 under the name West Tennessee State Normal School. It underwent several other name changes within the period between the years 1912 and 1941. Each name had “West Tennessee State” at its forefront. The university underwent a name change in 1941 becoming the Memphis State College. It opened its graduate studies in 1950. The college then changed its name to Memphis State University (MSU) in 1957. The first doctoral programmes were offered in 1966.

During the 1990s, MSU underwent its last name change and it started to officially be called the University of Memphis. The FedEx Institute of Technology and the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management were constructed in the late 1990s.

The University of Memphis, TN is one of the state of Tennessee’s three doctoral-institutions. It gives out over 3,000 degrees every year through its ten colleges and schools: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Communication and Fine Arts, Fogelman College of Business and Economics, Herff College of Engineering, College of Education, University College, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, School of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, Loewenberg School of Nursing, and Graduate School. It also has several centres for advanced research: Center for Earhtquake Research and Information, Advanced Distributed Learning Workforce Co-Lab, and FedEx Institute of Technology.

Some of the University’s most notable alumni include Supreme Court of Mississippi judge, William Duane Benton; former US Congressman Robert N. Clement; United States District Court judge, Bernice Donald; former Memphis mayor, W.W. Herenton; actress Dixie Carter; artist Paul Edelstein; 1974 Miss America Barbara Walker Hummel; author Johanna Edwards; music producer Terry Manning; and many others.

University of Memphis Address

The University of Memphis address is located at:
TN 38152

For Admissions at undergraduate level use:

Office of Admissions
University of Memphis
101 Wilder Tower
Memphis TN 38152-3520

Other colleges in Tennessee state include UTHSC, University of Tennessee, and Vanderbilt University.

University of Memphis Rankings and Quick Facts

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University of Memphis Ranking
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
403 to 510
American Rank (Jiaotong)
165 to 197
University of Memphis Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)
Faculty / Staff

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