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The University of Memphis welcomes students from all over the world, with 84 foreign countries currently represented in our student body.*

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Here are just a few reasons why the UofM has been the top pick for many international students:

  • Rankings + Prestige
  • Flexibility + Accessibility
    • Choose from 250+ programs in 12 colleges/schools
    • Select Central Campus in Memphis, TN, UofM Lambuth campus in Jackson, TN, or fully-online UofM Global
  • Culture + Soul: City of Memphis
    • “Best Overall Destination” - TripSavvy
    • “One of the Most Affordable Cities” - Huffington Post and Kiplinger
    • "Top market for job seekers" - indeed.com

*Any student enrolled at the University of Memphis who is a visa holder is considered an international student. 

The Undergraduate Application Process

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Complete the online

Pay the $50 non-refundable
application fee

Upload your documents to
your Tiger Tracks Portal

Submit English Proficiency scores
if applying from a non-English speaking country

After admittance, complete
I-20/visa documents and next steps


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International Student Resources

Access resources to assist with the admissions process

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Living on Campus

Explore housing options. Dorms
and apartments are available.

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Graduate International Students

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What's Next?

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