University of Memphis
Located in a quiet residential neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee, the UofM is a major research institution. What students learn here builds a sense of intellectual engagement that will empower them to make a difference in life and throughout their career. Founded in 1912, it welcomes more than 21,000 students to campus every year. Diversity is one of its strengths. Students and faculty come from all over the world to be a part of the UofM experience. The campus boasts 25 Chairs of Excellence and five state-approved Centers of Excellence.
With over 250 areas of study, students will be sure to discover their career path at the UofM. As a major urban research university, the UofM enrolls roughly 4,000 graduate students in more than 120 degree programs, many of which are ranked among the best in the nation. The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law offers students two optional dual-degree programs, one joint-degree program and a part-time program. As the only law school in Memphis and one of the largest in Tennessee, Memphis Law gives students unparalleled opportunities for success.
The University of Memphis benefits from a diverse community of researchers engaged in pioneering work who help push the boundaries of current knowledge and creative pursuits that enhance human experience. From applied to fundamental, quantitative to qualitative, conceptual to empirical, and descriptive to analytical, faculty and student research impacts the economic, societal, and educational fabric of the Mid-South and the world.
With 400 student-athletes competing in 19 different intercollegiate sports, there's a lot of room for doing. The UofM is a charter member of the American Athletic Conference and university’s athletic programs compete at the highest level as an NCAA Division I institution. It's the south, so athletics are big. But this is also Memphis, so athletics bring together to be proud, eat some barbeque and have some good times.
Vibrant and bustling, yet spacious and laid back. UofM has all the offerings of an electric neighbourhood. With endless dining choices, 24 hour labs, campus wide WiFi and an array of student and cultural events, students never lack options for work, leisure or service.
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