Why Hire Tiger Talent?

The University of Memphis is committed to making a difference by Doing. Our career specialists and professors work together to prepare and position our more than 20,000 students to meet your ever changing talent needs. Why should you hire Tiger Talent? Just a few of the reasons are below!

Key Facts about The University of Memphis

  • More than 5,000 University of Memphis students intern in a wide variety of industries each year
  • We offer over 200 Study Abroad Programs in more than 60 countries
  • Our students represent states across the U.S. and 79 countries
  • Our programs are nationally ranked. A few of our outstanding programs are noted below
    • 25 Chairs of Excellence and five state-approved Centers of Excellence
    • Pre-law Magazine's #1 law school facility
    • The #1 Online University in Tennessee
    • U.S. News & World Report's Top 12 Most Successful Internship Programs
    • U.S. News & World Report's Top 13 Teacher Education Program
    • U.S. News & World Report's # 17 Audiology Program
    • U.S. News & World Report's # 17 Rehabilitation Counseling Program
    • U.S. News & World Report's # 23 Online MBA Program
    • U.S. News & World Report's # 24 Speech-Language Pathology Program
    • The only Doctoral Program for Music in Tennessee

Tiger Talent By The Numbers (Fall 2017)

Total Enrollment: 21,521

  • Undergraduate: 17,394
  • Graduate: 3,817
  • Law: 310
  • Lambuth (Jackson, TN): 919
  • Full-time: 66% / Part-time: 34%
  • Male: 41% / Female: 59%
  • Fifty Percent (50%) racial/ethnic diversity
  • Over 1,800 Honors College Students (8.5%)
  • Over 200 student athletes on the Dean's List (3.5+ GPA)
  • 200+ registered student organizations

 

Academics

Tiger Talent represents 17 bachelor's degrees in more than 250 areas of study, master's degrees in 54 subjects, doctoral degrees in 26 disciplines, graduate certificates in 44 areas of study, specialist degrees in two areas, and the Juris Doctor (law) across 13 Colleges and Schools:

  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Communication & Fine Arts
  • College of Education
  • Fogelman College of Business and Economics
  • Graduate School
  • Herff College of Engineering
  • Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality & Resort Management
  • Loewenberg College of Nursing
  • School of Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Health Studies
  • University College

Please take a moment to review our degree programs to learn what type of Tiger Talent could be a fit for your organization.

Undergraduate Majors, Minors and Concentrations

Graduate Majors and Concentrations

Our Partners

Developing Tiger Talent means forming meaningful partnerships with organizations across Memphis, Shelby County, the Mid-South, the State of Tennessee, and our country.

To learn more about becoming an official U of M partner, please visit Corporate Partnerships & Economic Development.

Current partners include:

  • ALSAC/St. Jude
  • AutoZone
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital
  • Barnhart Crane & Rigging Company
  • Brides
  • Cargill Carrier
  • CBRE
  • City of Jackson
  • City of Memphis
  • Cummins, Inc.
  • Electrolux
  • FedEx
  • First Tennessee
  • International Paper
  • Kroger
  • Medtronic
  • Memphis Botanic Garden
  • Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
  • Microsoft
  • Memphis Light Gas and Water
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Olympus
  • Peer Power
  • Raymond James
  • Saint Francis Healthcare
  • Sedgwick
  • ServiceMaster
  • Shelby County Government
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Smuckers
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Target Corporation
  • Thomas & Betts
  • TN Dept. of Environmental Conservation
  • Toyota
  • TVA
  • Wright Medical