First Time Freshmen
Welcome to the University of Memphis! Everything you need to explore academic programs, discover campus life, and how to apply for admission is right here.
The University of Memphis has more than 100 years of experience teaching talented men and women from all over the world. Committed to a high level of educational accomplishment, the University has proven its success by developing people, who once were only dreamers, to become thinkers capable of doing amazing things. The University of Memphis pledges this pathway as both our promise and our legacy for students with great aspirations, like you.
The University of Memphis' commitment has always been, and continues to be, one of delivering high-quality educational programs to all of our students at the lowest possible cost. Toward this end, the UofM recently approved and implemented the Access Memphis initiative. The UofM offers:
- Guaranteed tuition plan with locked-in rates for eight consecutive semesters
- Credit hours above 12 hours for undergraduate Tennessee residents and 10 hours for graduate Tennessee residents incur no additional charge
- Traditional and online courses offered for on campus are offered at the same per credit hour price.
- The Memphis Promise is a last-dollar scholarship which fills the gap between a student’s financial aid (Federal Pell Grant, Tennessee State Grants/Scholarships, institutional aid) and the cost of tuition.