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Colleges / University of Memphis

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate95%
Acceptance Rate95%

About University of Memphis

University of Memphis is a public, state university in the city of Memphis, Tennessee. University of Memphis was founded in 1912. The college enrolls around 21,917 students per year, including 16,708 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Memphis

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Memphis. The acceptance rate at University of Memphis is 95%. In 2022, 15,756 students applied to University of Memphis and 14,905 were admitted.

University of Memphis Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 95%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 3%

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University of Memphis is located Memphis.

If you would like to see University of Memphis for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 40 to Memphis, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Memphis International.

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College Info

3720 Alumni Ave Memphis, TN 38152

Campus Setting: Urban

University of Memphis Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Memphis is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Memphis is Jul 1.

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University of Memphis SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

960 - 1220


Math SAT Range

450 - 600


Reading SAT Range

480 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1220 and Above


960 to 1220


960 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Memphis students is 1094. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Memphis, while applicants with SAT scores between 960 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 960 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Memphis.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Memphis is like? There are approximately 21,917 students enrolled at University of Memphis, including 16,708 undergraduate students and 5,209 graduate students. 66% percent of students attend school full-time, 84% percent are from TN and 16% percent of students are from other states.


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