Eligibility & Criteria for MCPA

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The Memphis Career Preparation Academy is open to current University of Memphis students who:

  • Are currently enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours at the University of Memphis

And meet ONE (1) of the following requirements:

  • Are freshmen first-generation students (neither parent has earned a post-secondary degree or completed more than two years of education beyond high school)
  • Are freshmen with a demonstrated financial need (Pell-eligible or financial hardship)
  • Are new transfer students


Students interested in joining the Memphis Career Preparation Academy must satisfy all eligibility requirements and complete the online application.