University of Memphis

University of Memphis (U of M) is an American Public University located in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The university was founded in 1912 and offers master's degree programs in a wide variety of discipline.
  • Average Tuition USD 35,558
  • Acceptance Rate 47%
  • Students 21,059
  • Total Annual Cost USD 43,718
  • Campus Setting Residential

School Description

University of Memphis (U of M) master’s degree program is designed to build a sense of intellectual engagement in students and empower them to make a difference in life and throughout their career. Being a major research institute, U of M is equipped with the facilities needed to meet this aim. Internship programs which allow students to apply what they learn in the real world and gain practical experience are also available and with a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1 and an average class size of 20, learning takes place in an environment that fosters close student-faculty relationship. U of M also offers a number of study abroad programs through the international exchange program and other study-abroad agreements Some notable alumni include Steve Cohen - U.S. Congressman; Johanna Edwards - National Bestselling Author; Dixie Carter - Actress; and DeAngelo Williams - NFL Football Player.
  • 01U of M is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • 02U of M is ranked among the top 12 universities in the US for students internship (U.S News & World Report).
  • 03U of M is among the top 600 universities in the world (The World University Ranking 2018).

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    SchoolApply Ranking 492
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 643
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 230


    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    The University of Memphis offers a number of scholarship awards to master’s degree including the TEACH Grant, and graduate assistantship opportunities.

    School Locations

    Other Information

    Established in 1912


    UM is ranked among the top 300 research universities and public colleges by Forbes

    The Location

    3720 Alumni Ave, Memphis, TN 38152, USA

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      • Testimony
        2001-2003, Master's degree, Computer Science

        Great school, lot of resources especially the Fedex School of Management. Graduate programs are very highly recommended.

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        1992-1996, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

        Loved the diverse and beautiful campus. The fantastic professors thoroughly prepared me to the challenges of life. I highly recommend anyone that understands the value of a liberal arts degree to choose U of M. My degree allowed me to pursue different challenging careers in the changing business markets.

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        1998-1991, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

        At the U of M I obtained my BBA degree in Marketing & Sales. The Folgeman College of Business provided my opportunities I will never forget. The professors are some of the best in the country who are truly committed to helping students achieve their goals & dreams in life. I am now excited to say I am sending my daughter there as well !