FAST FACTS
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Location:Memphis
Setting:Urban
Population:647,000
Enrollment:23,000
On Campus:10%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/24-12/13
  • Spring 01/16-05/08

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: EVEN
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:
$4,487

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$3,145

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B

Campus Diversity
47%Caucasian
38%African American
3%Hispanic
1%Asian American
0%Native American
1%International
10%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


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.

Programs
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, Cell Biology, Field Biology, Molecular Biology

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, Insurance, International Business, Investing, Management, Management Information Systems, Manufacturing, Marketing, Marketing Logistics and Transportation, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Office Administration, Organizational Studies, Procurement and Operations Management, Product Operations Management, Public Administration, Public Relations, Supply and Logistics Management

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

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

Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies, Consumer Sciences/Services

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Criminology, Paralegal Studies

Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Geology

Economics: Economics

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

Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Transportation 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, Religious Studies

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Leisure Studies, Sports Management

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology

Technology: Architectural Technology, Computer Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Technology

Closed Programs
Nursing

Limitations
Applied and professional programs. Some fine arts such as architecture are difficult to get in to.

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Not available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, 173 computer or 61 Internet
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 7/9/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $4,487.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 18
  • Plan B: 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/9/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $100 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Recreation Fee: $27 Year Plan A Mandatory
Health Service Fee: $17 Year Plan A Mandatory
Online Courses Fee: $100 Credit Hour Plan A & B Mandatory

Important Notes: Effective Fall 2014, Plan A and Plan B incoming students will be 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 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:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 003509

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

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 7/9/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $3,145 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $1,000
  • Proximity to campus: 15
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is not required for on campus living.
  • $300 declining balance plan.


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