Welcome Prospective Student!

The University of Memphis believes that the presence of international students on campus enriches the educational environment for all.  Come join us to pursue your graduate degree! 

The University of Memphis is a public university ranked a Tier One research university by the Carnegie Classification.  It is a catalyst for creativity, progress, innovation, and entrepreneurship.   

We are one of the most diverse universities in the country, home to over 2,000 international students from over 100 countries.  The University of Memphis is committed to your success.  International student support programs and activities include pre-arrival orientations, workshops on OPT and CPT, tax workshops, International Night, and American Thanksgiving Dinner.  Our Center for International Student Services (https://www.memphis.edu/cies/) provides individualized service to our international students from the moment of admission through F-1 practical training. 

The city of Memphis, TN is nestled on the banks of the Mississippi river. Known as the birthplace of blues and rock and roll, Memphis offers graduate students a vibrant music scene, world class history and art museums, and award-winning cuisine. Our strong economy provides students with employment, internship, and experiential learning opportunities.