If you are applying to University of Memphis, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is July 1 and the fee for the application is $25.
Here is an overiew of some of University of Memphis's admissions stats.
|University of Memphis 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||16%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||3%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||80%|
These are the application deadlines for University of Memphis.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||July 1||––|
University of Memphis does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
University of Memphis has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
What does University of Memphis consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with University of Memphis for more information on admission factors.
To apply to University of Memphis, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with University of Memphis's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Memphis have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 62% submitted a class rank. At University of Memphis 16% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 38% were in the top 25% and 70% were in the top 50%.
At University of Memphis, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||15%|
|3.50 and 3.74||17%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14%|
|3.00 and 3.24||13%|
|2.50 and 2.9||18%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to University of Memphis directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
University of Memphis considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
University of Memphis is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 3% of University of Memphis's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 80% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of Memphis.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Memphis during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Memphis?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Memphis.
Does University of Memphis accept transfer credits?
✅ University of Memphis accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Memphis accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does University of Memphis accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ University of Memphis accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Memphis?
❌ No, University of Memphis is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is University of Memphis's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for University of Memphis is 95%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Memphis?
❌ University of Memphis does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into University of Memphis? University of Memphis is a somewhat selective institution. The University of Memphis acceptance rate is 95%. This means that the institution accepts 95 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Memphis, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.48. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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