University of Memphis

Men's D1 Coach: Anfernee Hardaway
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17,233 Undergrads / 21,458 Students
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$13,481 Net Price
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85% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    American Athletic Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
28% / 53%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • United States
  • Greater Memphis Area
  • Greater Nashville Area TN
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Jackson Tennessee Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Knoxville Tennessee Area
  • Little Rock Arkansas Area
  • Greater Denver Area
Where Grads Work
  • Shelby County Schools
  • FedEx Services
  • The University of Memphis
  • The University of Memphis
  • FedEx
  • FedEx Express
  • Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - ALSAC
  • International Paper
  • Baptist Memorial Health Care
  • Medtronic
  • AutoZone
  • The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • SCS Unified School District
  • First Tennessee Bank
What Grads Do
  • Business Development
  • Operations
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Services
  • Community and Social Services
  • Administrative
  • Finance
  • Engineering
  • Arts and Design
  • Support
  • Media and Communication
  • Research
  • Human Resources
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Overall Experience
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Test Scores
Critical Reading
450 - 600
500 - 610
950 - 1210
20 - 27
18 - 25
19 - 26

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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Applicants 14,778 5,597 9,163
% Admitted 85% 83% 86%
% Admits That Enroll 21% 25% 19%
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Business (19%)
Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (11%)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (10%)
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (10%)
Kinesiology and Exercise Science (9%)
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other (8%)
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (8%)
Psychology (5%)
Education (5%)
Psychology, General (5%)
Engineering (4%)
Communication & Journalism (4%)
Accounting (4%)
Liberal Arts & Sciences (4%)
Business Administration and Management, General (4%)
Social Sciences (3%)
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (3%)
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Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$9,912 $20,837
Books & Supplies$1,600 $1,600
Cost of Living$10,175 $10,175
Personal Expenses$4,699 $4,699
Sticker Price$26,386 $35,917

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

97% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship94%$10,174
Federal Grants52%$5,284
Pell Grants52%$5,173
Other Federal7%$868
State & Local Grants76%$4,683
Institutional Grants79%$4,137
Student Loans50%$5,710
Federal Loans50%$5,229
Other Loans3%$10,531

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $216 Million $10,076

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,675.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $17,500 $273

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 10.9%

Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 9,966 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $37,400

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 6.11 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 28% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 4 4
Fondling 3 2
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery 2 1
Aggravated Assault 6 3
Burglary 19 15
Motor Vehicle Theft 8 5
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity
Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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