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Location | Memphis
Population | 647,000
Enrollment | 23,000
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host

Term Dates
Fall | 08/26-12/12
Spring | 01/21-05/02

University of Memphis

Memphis, TN


About This Campus

Situated in a beautiful park-like setting, the University of Memphis is a R-1 Research Institution. Founded in 1912, the University of Memphis offers bachelor's degrees in more than 50 majors and 70 concentrations and welcomes more than 22,000 students to campus each year. Diversity is one of our strengths. Students and faculty come from all over the world to be part of the UofM experience. 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.

Location Information

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.
2024-2025 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Closed
Campus Availability & Deadlines
2025-2026 Chance of Placement
Host Payment |Open
Home Payment |Good
Understand Chances of Placement


RegistrationClosed Programs

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

Unique Academic Programs

  • Public Health - This program provides a strong foundation in public health through evidence-informed course content; community-based internships; and a curriculum based on established competencies, best practices, and accreditation standards.
  • Music Industry - The program is one of a small number of comprehensive music industry programs fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
  • American Sign Language and Deaf Studies - The BA in American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Studies is a foundational degree that immerses students in ASL, introduces them to Deaf culture and fundamentals of communication and hearing, and prepares them to be advocates of both ASL and Deaf culture.

Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

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GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500.00 paper, 173.00 computer or 61.00 Internet
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students - learn more
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 05/17/24

Finances Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Pay resident-rate tuition to your host campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your home campus
  • Estimated cost: $5364.
  • Figures are based on full-time enrollment.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • Pay regular tuition to your home campus. No tuition/fees are paid to your host campus.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 18
  • Home Payment: 18

Financial Aid for NSE Students
Regardless of Payment Plan, financial aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Admission Fee $25 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Housing Deposit $100.00 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Parking Fee $40 Semester Host & Home Optional
Course Fees / MaterialsVariesSemesterHost & HomeMandatory

Important Notes: Students may also pay fees that are incurred as a result of specific course registration and/or personal choice. These fees are most often for consumable items related to laboratory courses or fine arts courses.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/17/24

On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $1300
  • Proximity to campus: 15
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
On-campus housing is available for all NSE students.

Meal Plans

  • Campus Meal Plans
  • Meal purchase is not required for on campus living.
  • $300 declining balance plan.
Notes About Meal Plans
Six meal plan options are available, ranging from unlimited meals ($2,395) to a block of 60 meals per semester ($820). The 14 Weekly Plan ($2,250) and the 10 Weekly Plan ($1,735) are popular options for current UofM students. Please note: All students are automatically enrolled in the Tiger Eat$ Plan that costs $350 per semester to use at all dining and vending locations on campus (refunded with a purchase of a meal plan).


Figures per Semester are current as of 05/17/24

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance


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