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University of Memphis

United States
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About University of Memphis

The University of Memphis was founded under the auspices of the General Education Bill, enacted by the Tennessee Legislature in 1909. Known originally as West Tennessee State Normal School, the institution opened its doors Sept. 10, 1912, with Dr. Seymour A. Mynders as president. Over the next decade, The Desoto yearbook was created, the first library was opened in the Administration Building, the first dining hall was built and the first men's dorm was built, today that dorm, Scates Hall, houses the College of Arts and Sciences' Dean's offices.In 1994 MSU became the University of Memphis, and the Ned R. McWherter Library was completed.

Today, the University of Memphis is one of Tennessee's three comprehensive doctoral- extensive institutions of higher learning. It awards more than 3,000 degrees annually. With an enrolment of approximately 21,000 students, The University of Memphis has 24 Chairs of Excellence, more than any other Tennessee university, and five state-approved Centers of Excellence. Their internship program is among the nation’s Top 10. The University of Memphis is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelors, first professional, masters, educational specialists, and doctoral degrees.

University of Memphis welcomes students from all over the world, with 84 foreign countries currently represented in their student body. An international student is someone who will be attending college in the United States on an F-1 visa. The Center for International Education Services (CIES) assists more than 1,000 foreign and international exchange students on their campus. The CIES supports international students by providing advice on immigration matters, employment, taxation, cultural adjustment and other practical issues. Located in a quiet residential neighbourhood of Memphis, Tennessee, the UofM is a major research institution.

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World Ranking
100 / 760
Source: THE World University Rankings
Member of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Where can you study?
35.11873, -89.93714
Memphis Main Campus
Nearest City: Memphis
Type: On-campus
Address: 101 Wilder Tower, Memphis, Tennessee, 38152 United States

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