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Destiny A. WhitmoreStudent Spotlight

Destiny A. Whitmore
Nashville, TN
History with a Minor in English

The U of M offered everything that I was searching for: plenty of majors to choose from, a beautiful campus, a real university community, and a great sports program for a sports fanatic like me. Not a day goes by that I am not proud to call myself a Memphis Tiger!

Admission Requirements

4 Easy Steps to Apply

  1. 1.   Apply for Admission.
  2. 2.   Pay the non-refundable application fee ($25).
  3. 3.   Provide an official transcript of all high school credits with a minimum of 3 years of high school work included (end of Junior Year).
  4. 4.   Provide a standardized exam score (ACT or SAT).

High School Curriculum Required For Admission

The following specific high school units must be included in the minimum admissions requirements at all Tennessee State Board of Regents universities and colleges.

  • English (4 units)
  • Visual and/or Performing Arts (1 unit)
  • Mathematics (3 units: Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II at least)
  • Natural and Physical Science (2 units: at least one unit of Biology, Chemistry or Physics)
  • Social Studies (2 units: 1 unit must be US History)
  • Foreign Language (2 units: of the same language)

Student success at the University of Memphis is strongly predicted by academic performance in high school as well as performance on the ACT or SAT (CR+M). Students will be considered for admission under a comprehensive review, using information from the admission application, the high school transcript and test scores.

Additional Information for Non-traditional First-time Freshman Applicants

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