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 University of Memphis

University of Memphis - Memphis, TN

Southern Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38152

General information:(901)678-2000
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Master's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:22,725(17,975 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:15 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $6,458 $6,780 $7,390 -8%
Out-of-state $19,178 $20,148 $22,102 -9%
Books and supplies $1,200 $1,300 $1,350 -4%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $7,350 $8,005 $8,330 -4%
Other $4,401 $4,489 $4,746 -5%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,002 $8,162 $8,325 -2%
Other $4,401 $4,489 $4,746 -6%
Off Campus with Family
Other $4,401 $4,489 $4,746 -5%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $19,409 $20,574 $21,816 -5%
Off Campus $20,061 $20,731 $21,811 -5%
Off Campus with Family $12,059 $12,569 $13,486 -8%
Out-of-state
On Campus $32,129 $33,942 $36,528 -8%
Off Campus $32,781 $34,099 $36,523 -6%
Off Campus with Family $24,779 $25,937 $28,198 -11%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $6,144
In-state fees $1,246
Out-of-state tuition $20,856
Out-of-state fees $1,246
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $7,236
In-state fee $1,252
Out-of-state tuition $18,414
Out-of-state fees $1,252
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 2,314 97% --
Grant or scholarship aid 2,200 92% $18,608,672 $8,458
Federal grants 1,307 55% $6,714,124 $5,137
Pell grants 1,307 55% $5,879,786 $4,499
Other federal grants 976 41% $834,338 $855
State/local government grant or scholarships 1,746 73% $8,145,587 $4,665
Institutional grants or scholarships 693 29% $3,748,961 $5,410
Student loan aid 1,309 55% $6,967,666 $5,323
Federal student loans 1,309 55% $6,967,666 $5,323
Other student loans 0 0% $0 Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 12,626 72% $81,230,442 $6,434
Pell grants 8,627 49% $36,714,822 $4,256
Federal student loans 10,690 61% $82,749,921 $7,741

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $9,332 $9,398 $10,111
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $4,880 $6,991 $7,790
$30,001 - $48,000 $6,836 $8,513 $9,958
$48,001 - $75,000 $10,196 $12,324 $13,051
$75,001 - $110,000 $10,891 $13,392 $14,341
$110,001 and more $11,134 $13,772 $14,460

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 22,725
Undergraduate enrollment 17,975
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,682
Graduate enrollment 4,750
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$25

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$35

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 6,710 2,915 3,795
Percent admitted 66% 64% 68%
Percent admitted who enrolled 64% 37% 39%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 86 3%
ACT 2461 96%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading . .
SAT Math . .
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 19 26
ACT Math 17 24
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 57 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AMenWomen
All Track Combined 4237
Baseball 35-
Basketball 1613
Football 104-
Golf 128
Rifle --
Soccer 2631
Softball -22
Tennis 117
Volleyball -13

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges07/01/1927 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

04/01/1978 Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law (LAW) - Professional schools

01/01/1965 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

03/01/1972 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

10/17/1989 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs

01/22/1973 - 05/01/2002Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical doctoral program in Audiology

05/01/2002 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

01/22/1973 Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration

07/01/1991 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

09/28/2002 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

04/15/2005 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1982 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1969 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1990 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1954 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

12/01/1980 - 12/31/2009Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession236
Drug law violations66 15
Liquor law violations422
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 203
Drug law violations 5411
Liquor law violations 002
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 112
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 141
Aggravated assault 325
Burglary 504139
Motor vehicle theft 235
Arson 200
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 111
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 313
Burglary 131923
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 200
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• 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.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate9.2%
Number in default383
Number in repayment4,148

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00350900

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMMaster's degree Bachelor's degree Postbaccalaureate certificate Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Architecture5-----
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning10-----
Environmental Design/Architecture-12----
Category total1512----
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
African-American/Black Studies-98---
Women's Studies5-6---
Category total5914---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General681-5--
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other0-----
Category total1181-5--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting290----
Business Administration and Management, General1103-11--
Business/Managerial Economics-23----
Finance, General-1----
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management-2----
International Business/Trade/Commerce133----
Knowledge Management--9---
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management-22----
Management Information Systems, General-5----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-3----
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management--1---
Selling Skills and Sales Operations-3----
Category total2035671011--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Journalism160----
Mass Communication/Media Studies71-8--
Category total23156-8--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science2712-1--
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance--4---
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other4-----
Information Technology--13---
Category total3112171--
Education Colleges
Community College Education--4---
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services34--0--
Curriculum and Instruction210--8--
Education, General----19-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General20--4--
Educational/Instructional Technology--8---
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration---8--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-14----
Special Education and Teaching, General-39----
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth1-----
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels-174----
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor--28---
Category total265227402019-
Engineering Colleges
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering117-3--
Civil Engineering, General516----
Computer Engineering, General-12----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering1013----
Engineering, General---3--
Mechanical Engineering517----
Category total3165-6--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician-0----
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician-0----
Engineering Technology, General6255---
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician-3----
Category total6295---
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
Creative Writing13-----
English Language and Literature, General397-5--
Category total5292-5--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Consumer Economics1-----
Category total1-----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General-2----
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General6-----
Category total652----
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Audiology/Audiologist---10--
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist28--2--
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist12-----
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--2---
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management22-----
Public Health, General9-----
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse85169----
Category total156169212--
History Colleges
History, General1113-8--
Category total1163-8--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration23----
Category total283----
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Law-----128
Category total-----128
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies1626----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies18140----
Category total34166----
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General911-7--
Category total931-7--
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other-0----
Museology/Museum Studies--3---
Category total-3023---
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science3054----
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-51----
Category total30105----
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy75-4--
Category total723-4--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General45-4--
Geology/Earth Science, General66-2--
Physics, General53----
Category total1545-6--
Psychology Colleges
Counseling Psychology---6--
Educational Psychology1--6--
Psychology, General192-12--
School Psychology3-----
Category total23155-24--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration19-----
Social Work-30----
Category total1930----
Social Sciences Colleges
American Government and Politics (United States--3---
Anthropology123----
Economics, General30----
Geographic Information Science and Cartography--4---
Geography-5----
International Relations and Affairs-4----
Political Science and Government, General67----
Sociology02----
Category total281587---
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation68----
Art/Art Studies, General749----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General215----
Interior Design-8----
Music, General2529111--
Music, Other-19----
Category total40128111--
Grand total1829912819128