UofM Chief of Police Derek Myers describes the campus features protecting students from crime and making the University of Memphis the safest large campus in Tennessee. Features include more than 800 security cameras, 40 officers patrolling 24 hours per day and the Livesafe campus app, where students can report and receive information about suspicious activity.
One of only two research-intensive public universities in Tennessee, the University of Memphis offers students benefits, such as low student-to-faculty ratio, 250 fields of study, and degrees spanning undergraduate, graduate and professional programs.
Students discuss the many opportunities to gain real-world experience, while attending the University of Memphis, through internships at nationally recognized companies and nonprofits, such as FedEx and St. Jude. Internships bolster student experience with professional skills and connections for post-graduate employment.
The University of Memphis provides several free services to ensure domestic and international students can seek help in academics, physical and mental wellbeing, career planning and even transportation. It also fosters community through cultural events, student organizations, dining spaces and International Student Services to ease the transition into Memphis life.
Food and Housing
Students at the University of Memphis enjoy apartment-style accommodations as well as eight traditional residence halls around campus. Diverse restaurants and markets are spread within and nearby the UofM. Health seminars enhance wellness in student life.