Facts at a Glance

M. David Rudd

1912 as West Tennessee State Normal School

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

Operating Budget
$478 million

Enrollment (for Fall 2017)
Total 21,521
Undergraduate 17,394
Graduate 4,127
Law School 331
Lambuth 897
Full-time 68%
Part-time 32%
Men 41%
Women 59%

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.

Approximately 2,500 employees including 930 full-time faculty

Colleges & Schools

17 bachelor's degrees in more than 250 areas of study
Master's degrees in 54 subjects
Doctoral degrees in 26 disciplines
Education Specialist degree in 2 areas
Juris Doctor (law degree)
Graduate certificate programs in 44 areas of study

Major Divisions
Business & Finance
Marketing and Communication
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
Basketball, men's
Basketball, women's
Cross Country, men's
Cross Country, women's
Golf, men's
Golf, women's
Soccer, men's
Soccer, women's
Tennis, men's
Tennis, women's
Track and Field, men's
Track and Field, women's