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Facts at a Glance

Interim President
R. Brad Martin

Founded
1912 as West Tennessee State Normal School

Campus Size
1,607 acres and 239 buildings at eight sites

Operating Budget
$478 million

Local Economic Impact
$1.43 billion

Enrollment (for Fall 2013)
Total 21,480
Undergraduate 17,222
Graduate 3,897
Law School 361
Lambuth 679
Full-time 67%
Part-time 33%
Men 40%
Women 60%

Accreditation
The University of Memphis is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelor's, first professional, master's, educational specialist's, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Memphis.

Workforce
Approximately 2,500 employees including 930 full-time faculty

Colleges & Schools
Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
College of Arts & Sciences
College of Communication and Fine Arts
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Fogelman College of Business and Economics
Graduate School
Herff College of Engineering
Loewenberg School of Nursing
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
School of Public Health
University College

Degrees
17 bachelor's degrees in more than 250 areas of study
Master's degrees in 54 subjects
Doctoral degrees in 25 disciplines
Specialist degree in education
Juris Doctor (law degree)
Graduate certificate programs in 30 areas of study

Major Divisions
Advancement
Business & Finance
Communications, Public Relations and Marketing
Information Technology
Intercollegiate Athletics
Office of the Provost
Student Affairs

Scholarships and Financial Aid
Scholarships and Financial Aid (combined) for 2012-13 academic year: $219 million

Tennessee Centers of Excellence
Center for Applied Psychological Research (CAPR)
Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI)
Center for Research in Educational Policy (CREP)
Center for Research Initiatives and Strategies for the Communicatively Impaired (CRISCI)
Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology

Intercollegiate Sports
Baseball
Basketball, men's
Basketball, women's
Cross Country, men's
Cross Country, women's
Football
Golf, men's
Golf, women's
Rifle
Soccer, men's
Soccer, women's
Softball
Tennis, men's
Tennis, women's
Track and Field, men's
Track and Field, women's
Volleyball