University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

Questions and Answers

Marlena G.
1 month ago
Where can I find information about your school’s financial aid options?
Phillip N.
1 month ago
Does your school offer minors in broadcasting?
University of Memphis
Hello Phillip, The University of Memphis does not offer a minor in broadcasting, but we do offer majors and minors within journalism and strategic media.
Maria S.
1 month ago
What opportunities or programs does your school have in place to help first-year students acclimate to college life?
University of Memphis
Hello Maria, The University of Memphis has plenty of resources and programs catered towards freshmen as well as first generation students. We have classes labeled as "ACAD" which is offered to freshmen only to help with the transition from high school to college. We also offer various tutoring sites in all areas of study, and a community like atmosphere within the residence halls to make your living space as comfortable as possible to ensure your success here.
Ameera M.
1 month ago
How can I learn more about transferring credits to your school from another university?
University of Memphis
Ameera, check out the Transfer Equivalency Table on our website (! You can find your school and your courses to determine what courses transfer!
Korben B.
2 months ago
What type of scholarships are available to students whose parents' income will prevent them from receiving federal aid with the exception of loans?
University of Memphis
Korben, we offer over 700 scholarships, along with several merit based scholarships. Here is a link to Tiger Scholarship Manager, where departmental scholarships are housed - Also, check out our website ( for more info on scholarships and contact information!
Tuqueva E.
3 months ago
What is the lowest GPA you accept?
University of Memphis
Tuqueva, we do not have a minimum required GPA. The average student GPA for this past academic year (2020) was a 21.

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Least Selective (84% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

49% White
33% Black
5% Hispanic
4% Asian
4% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)93k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)80k
Software Engineer71k
Executive Director67k
Human Resources (HR) Manager62k
Operations Manager58k
Based on 10,962 student responses
49kAvg. Early Career Pay
83.7kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
56%in High-Meaning careers
12%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$13,752 / year
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