Profile: University of Memphis

Fast Facts

On Campus:10%
  • Fall 08/28-12/14
  • Spring 01/16-05/03

Tuition & Payments

You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

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Campus Profile

The University of Memphis is a metropolitan research university committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. Situated in a beautiful park-like setting in the state's largest city, the University of Memphis is the flagship of the Tennessee Board of Regents system. The University offers bachelor's degrees in more than 50 majors and 70 concentrations.

The greater Memphis area has a population of 1.1 million, which makes the city the 24th largest in the country. Music fans recognize Memphis as the "Home of the Blues" and the "Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll," the place where such legends as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and B.B. King honed their talent. Memphis offers many cultural and entertainment opportunities, including major museum exhibits, sporting events, concerts, art shows, and community festivals. The AAA baseball team, the Redbirds, and the NBA team, the Grizzlies, both call Memphis home.

Campus Location - The University of Memphis is located in east Memphis, just 15 minutes from downtown. Nestled in a residential area, it offers convenience to downtown and local attractions.

Helpful Information - We are a commuter campus (90% commuter). Consider living on-campus for the college experience. In order to secure classes, you must submit transcripts quickly.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Architecture: Architecture

Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, International Studies, Judaic Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Art, Visual Arts

Athletics: Exercise Science, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Manufacturing, Marketing, Marketing Logistics and Transportation, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Organizational Studies, Supply and Logistics Management

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Film, Journalism, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Criminology, Paralegal Studies

Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Geology

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Exceptional Children, Human Development, Junior High/Middle School, Physical Education, Special Education

Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

English: Creative Writing, English, Linguistics, Professional Writing, Technical Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies

Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Merchandising

Food Science: Nutrition

Foreign Language: Chinese (some courses), English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Greek, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

General Studies: Individualized Degree Program, Individualized Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies, Liberal Studies

Geography and Urban Studies: City Planning, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Real Estate

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Dietetics, Exercise Science, Health Services Administration

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management

Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Systems

International Studies: International Relations, International Studies

Mathematics: Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics, Statistics

Performing Arts: Music, Music Business/Merchandising, Music Education, Music History, Music Industry, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Music/Jazz Studies, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Leisure Studies, Sports Management

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology

Technology: Engineering Technology

Theater: Performance and Directing

Closed Programs

Applied and professional programs. Some fine arts courses such as architecture may not be available.

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Non-Native English Speakers Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/7/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $100 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Online Courses Fee: $100 Credit Hour Plan A & B Mandatory

Important Notes: Plan A and Plan B incoming students are required to pay fees associated with online classes ($100 per credit hour). Students will also pay fees associated with private music lessons.

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

Use FAFSA CODE: 003509

Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Meal Plans Per Semester

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.