University of Memphis

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University of Memphis Review

Memphis, TN, Southern Avenue
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Career Preparation A-
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A-
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University of Memphis is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 20,585 students and offering 155 degrees in Memphis, TN.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Memphis.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
979 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Literacy Tutor/instructor
2
Art Studies
54
4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
5
5
Community College Education
4
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
34
4
Creative Writing
9
Curriculum and Instruction
90
14
Education
14
Education/teaching of Individuals with Autism
1
Educational/instructional Technology
7
Educational Leadership and Administration
9
9
English Language and Literature
91
13
6
Foreign Languages and Literatures
73
General Studies
28
22
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
6
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
115
Liberal Arts
143
23
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
19
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
8
Special Education and Teaching
82
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
57
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
1
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
19
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
7
Urban Education and Leadership
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
964 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
10
1
American Government and Politics (United States)
1
Anthropology
24
12
Cognitive Science
2
Counseling Psychology
7
Educational Psychology
4
5
4
History
63
13
4
International Relations and Affairs
14
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
345
Museology/museum Studies
0
Philosophy
20
5
0
Political Science
53
8
Psychology
169
25
13
Public Administration
13
School Psychology
3
Social Work
60
35
Sociology
37
10
Women's Studies
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
740 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
152
36
Business Administration and Management
111
180
14
Business/managerial Economics
21
Consumer Economics
0
Economics
16
3
Finance
48
Information Technology Project Management
13
International Business
27
11
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
29
Marketing/marketing Management
68
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
555 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Audiology/audiologist
10
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
34
1
Clinical Nutrition/nutritionist
11
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
4
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/management
13
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
104
38
Public Health
18
2
Registered Nurse
243
76
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Legal and Law
234 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Law Enforcement Administration
120
5
Law
109
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
214 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology
77
14
3
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology
4
0
Chemistry
25
6
6
Epidemiology
2
Geography
1
Geology/earth Science
15
3
3
Mathematics
35
9
6
Physics
1
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Engineering
171 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architecture
3
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
18
6
3
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
18
Civil Engineering
13
6
Computer Engineering
7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
15
12
0
Engineering
4
Engineering Technology
27
2
5
Environmental Design/architecture
6
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
6
Mechanical Engineering
18
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Communication and Media
144 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
58
12
Mass Communication
69
3
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Computer Technology
137 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
1
Computer/information Technology Services Administration and Management
4
33
Computer Science
36
14
6
Information Technology
0
Management Information Systems
43
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Art and Design
91 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
19
3
Interior Design
3
Music
34
19
4
9
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Hospitality
34 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hotel/motel Administration/management
34
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at University of Memphis.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
Adult Literacy Tutor/instructor
African-American/black Studies
American Government and Politics (United States)
Business Administration and Management
Community College Education
Computer/information Technology Services Administration and Management
Computer Science
Law Enforcement Administration
Curriculum and Instruction
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 1980

Very Active Alumni Affairs Department Journalism Alumni also active

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 1989

Partnership with community businesses that do internships.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor in Professional Studies, Class of 1995

The particular tools I used were from University College and its student/self designed degree programs. This program allowed me the flexibility to study course from three colleges at the same time without having to "major" from any one of them.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Doctor of Education, Class of 2014

Interviewing education leaders about education trends

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BLS in Information Technology and Business, Class of 2004

Actually, I didn't really see much of that, though toward the end I was an online student, primarily. I already had a job with a career path in a major corporation, so I didn't really think about it much either.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1987

I was a commuter student. They tried, but no one really attended anything....

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 1989

Most students are from Memphis and the surrounding areas.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor in Professional Studies, Class of 1995

Mulit-ethnic and multi-cultured. International backgrounds and oppurtunities.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Doctor of Education, Class of 2014

In my program, higher education professional who want to advance.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BLS in Information Technology and Business, Class of 2004

University of Memphis is more of a 'commuter' school, so the culture may be more diverse and fractured than at some schools. In recent years I have the feeling that has improved though - they seem to be trying hard.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1987

Good, but they felt old.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 1989

State of the art, modern and up to date!!!

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor in Professional Studies, Class of 1995

I have been out for too long to provide useful input on this item.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BLS in Information Technology and Business, Class of 2004

This was 10 years ago, but the equipment and classrooms seemed a bit old and outdated.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1987

No idea-- I was working three jobs to avoid student loan debt.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Education, Class of 1989

Sororities and Fraternities as well as College Republicans and Democrats. Baptist Students Union and Campus Life group like Young Life.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor in Professional Studies, Class of 1995

I have been out too long to provide accurate feedback on this item.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BLS in Information Technology and Business, Class of 2004

Varsity sports (primarily basketball and football) are very popular at University of Memphis.

Rated January 2016
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