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History

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 in 1912, with Dr. Seymour A. Mynders as president.Today, the University of Memphis is one of Tennessee's three comprehensive doctoral- extensive institutions of higher learning.

Education

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.

Research

Researchers are the engine that drives innovation at the University of Memphis. Learn how the Division is here to provide world-class service as you pursue the big questions and challenges facing our campus, our community, and our world. 

Career

Career Services seeks to complement the academic mission of the University by educating and empowering students to take ownership of their professional development as lifelong learners and to function successfully in a global society. 

Furthermore, Career Services provides programs and services that create opportunities for employers, students, faculty, and staff to engage in mutually beneficial partnerships that meet the needs of an evolving workforce.Our services include individual career planning, resume critiquing, mock interviewing, and job search preparation. We also seek to build strong partnerships with the university and Memphis community at-large.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
801
2023
801
2022
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
1201
2023
1201
2022
-
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
-
2023
1088 -73
2022
1015
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The University of Memphis believes that the presence of international students on campus enriches the educational environment for all. The University of Memphis is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students on the F-1 student visa. We accept only students with the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree--16 years of formal schooling.

Housing services

The University Of Memphis campus offers eight different residence halls and Graduate and Student Family Housing for graduate students or students who are married or have families. Whether you are interested in a traditional style residence hall or apartment style living, The University of Memphis has accommodations to meet your needs.

Our goal is to provide each student with a living environment that is safe, comfortable, and will enhance your academic, intellectual, cultural, spiritual, and social development.

Library services

The University of Memphis University Libraries is a leader in providing access to and managing information services and resources to support teaching, learning, and research for the University of Memphis community. 

The University Libraries have a wealth of information resources available electronically, and these will be available to UofM at Lambuth students, faculty and staff via the web.

ICT services

The University of Memphis is continuing to work on the technology facilities at the Lambuth Campus

  • Wireless networking is available on campus
  • Residence Hall Facilities Residence halls have cable and Internet services
  • Computer Labs The Lambuth Campus has computer labs available

Medical services

The mission of the University of Memphis Student Health Center (SHS) is: to empower students to make informed healthy choices and to take responsibility for a goal of lifelong wellness; to provide personalized health services, education and disease prevention to a diverse student population; and to enhance academic achievement, personal growth, and out of the classroom learning.

Student Life

Campus life

Offering students the perfect collegiate setting on 57 acres in midtown Jackson, UofM Lambuth is classified as an arboretum and displays year-round beauty. In addition to over 20 undergraduate majors and minors, students can also obtain a variety of master's or doctorate degrees.

Sports facilities

The UofM is a charter member of the American Athletic Conference and our 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 us together to be proud, eat some barbeque and have some good times.

Student clubs

  • African Student Association.
  • Black Scholars Unlimited.
  • Black Student Association.
  • Empowered Men of Color.
  • Hispanic Student Association.
  • NAACP.
  • PAUSE.
  • Vietnamese Student Association.

Accreditation

The University of Memphis is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's, first professional, master's, educational specialist's, and doctoral degrees.

University of Memphis Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships for University of Memphis. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Merit-based

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SHAPE America
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Diasporans 
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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SETC
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
Need-based

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CouponBirds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
Need-based

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Support Creativity Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Support Creativity
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zolve
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available

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