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Why Hire Tiger Talent?

The University of Memphis is committed to making a difference by Doing. Our career specialists and faculty work together to prepare and position our more than 20,000 students to meet your ever changing talent needs. Why should you hire Tiger Talent? Just a few of the reasons are below!

Key Facts about The University of Memphis

  • More than 5,000 University of Memphis students intern in a wide variety of industries each year
  • We offer over 200 Study Abroad Programs in more than 60 countries
  • Our students represent states across the U.S. and 79 countries
  • Our programs are nationally ranked. Below are just a few of our outstanding programs.  View entire list
    • 25 Chairs of Excellence and five state-approved Centers of Excellence
    • Largest Honors College in Tennessee
    • The #1 Online University in Tennessee - UofM Global
    • U.S. News & World Report's - Audiology Graduate Program (#17)
    • The Princeton Review - Best Online MBA (25)

Tiger Talent By The Numbers (Fall 2018)

  • Total Enrollment: 21,458
    • Undergraduate: 17,233
    • Graduate: 3,913
    • Law: 312
    • Lambuth (Jackson, TN): 988
  • Full-time: 65% | Part-time: 35%
  • Female: 59%
  • Fifty Percent (50%) racial/ethnic diversity
  • Over 200 student athletes on the Dean's List (3.5+ GPA)
  • 200+ registered student organizations 

Academics

Tiger Talent represents 17 bachelor's degrees in more than 250 areas of study, master's degrees in 54 subjects, doctoral degrees in 26 disciplines, graduate certificates in 44 areas of study, specialist degrees in two areas, and the Juris Doctor (law) across 13 Colleges and Schools.

  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Communication & Fine Arts
  • College of Education
  • Fogelman College of Business and Economics
  • Graduate School
  • Herff College of Engineering
  • Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality & Resort Management
  • Loewenberg College of Nursing
  • School of Communication Sciences & Disorders
  • School of Public Health
  • School of Health Studies
  • University College

Please take a moment to review our degree programs to learn what type of Tiger Talent could be a fit for your organization.

Our Partners

Developing Tiger Talent means establishing meaningful partnerships with local, regional and national organizations. Below are a few of our partners. To learn more about partnership opportunities, visit Corporate Partnerships & Economic Development.

Current partners include:

  • ALSAC/St. Jude
  • AutoZone
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital
  • Barnhart Crane & Rigging Company
  • Bridges
  • CBRE
  • City of Jackson
  • City of Memphis
  • Cummins, Inc.
  • FedEx
  • First Tennessee
  • International Paper
  • Kroger
  • Medtronic
  • Memphis Botanic Garden
  • Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
  • Microsoft
  • Memphis Light Gas and Water
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Olympus
  • Peer Power
  • Raymond James
  • Saint Francis Healthcare
  • Sedgwick
  • ServiceMaster
  • Shelby County Government
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Smuckers
  • Target Corporation
  • Thomas & Betts
  • TN Dept. of Environmental Conservation
  • Toyota
  • TVA
  • Wright Medical