The University of Memphis is recognized nationally for its academic and research programs.
With more than 254 areas of study, the University confers bachelor’s, master’s, professional
and doctoral degrees.
The University is home to nine colleges and schools:
- College of Arts and Sciences,
- Fogelman College of Business and Economics,
- College of Communication and Fine Arts,
- College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,
- Herff College of Engineering,
- University College,
- School of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology,
- Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and
- Loewenberg School of Nursing.
The University of Memphis is home to the FedEx Institute of Technology, where world
renowned researchers solve complex problems affecting society, and the Kemmons Wilson
School of Hospitality and Resort Management, created by the late founder of Holiday
Inns. Additionally, pre-professional training is available for students who plan to
enter dentistry, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy or veterinary medicine.
The University also offers Air Force, Army and Navy ROTC programs.
The U of M has several degree programs offered entirely online through its Regents
Online Degree Program, including the Bachelor of Professional Studies in information
technology or organizational leadership and the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
in general studies, liberal studies or university studies.
For academically ambitious and talented students, the University Honors Program combines
the best of a small liberal arts school with the wide-ranging opportunities of a large,
nationally recognized research university. While all of the 1,300 Honors students
excel academically, they also are part of a dynamic and diverse student body of 20,000.
The program has produced Goldwater Scholars, Truman Scholars and Fulbright Scholars.
Additionally, the U of M has an active Emerging Leaders program where students are
trained to be tomorrow’s leaders.
Founded in 1912, the University of Memphis occupies 217 acres on its main campus.
The academic year begins in late August with year-round learning opportunities available.