THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS
DO MORE WITH YOUR
EDUCATION HOW WILL YOU SPEND YOUR DAYS IN COLLEGE? ARE YOU SEEKING NEW CHALLENGES? DO YOU WANT TO RIDE A BRAND-NEW WAVE OF EXPLORATION AND DISCOVERY? At the UofM, every day offers you the chance to do the extraordinary, create the unimaginable, solve the unknowable and reach the impossible. For what is college if not an experience? And the only way to get experience is by doing.
DO MORE THAN EARN A DIPLOMA
GAIN EXPERIENCE Be one of 3,000 UofM students who gain real-world experience every year working with our partners and supporters. From Fortune 500 corporations to regional hospital networks, government agencies to nonprofit entities, research labs to design firms, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll learn firsthand what it takes to succeed at the next level.
UNIQUE CAREER AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ANNUALLY
ENGAGES MORE THAN
STUDENTS AND ALUMNI IN CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
FIND OPPORTUNITY IN A NATIONAL TOP 10* INTERNSHIP PROGRAM. ALSAC/St. Jude Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Research Hospital AutoZone CBRE Church Health Dixon Hughes Goodman Ernst & Young LLP FedEx First Tennessee International Paper National Civil Rights Museum Sedgwick ServiceMaster Shelby Farms Park Conservancy Smith & Nephew Walgreens *U.S. News & World Report
CONNECTED WITH MORE THAN
3,500 UN IQUE EMPLOYERS
Memphis Skyline Located on the Mississppi River
WELCOME TO A CITY OF
In Memphis, we don’t sit around and wait for things to happen. We jump in and get our hands dirty. That’s how we’ve changed the world so many times before, from how it works to how it plays to how it sees itself. The UofM has always been a big part of that. In fact, we consider the entire city an extension of our campus. The can-do, will-do spirit that powers Memphis energizes everything we do. During your time with us, you’ll tap into this creative force and find ways to let it fuel your own passions.
Beale Street Located in the heart of Downtown Memphis
Shelby Farms Park One of the largest urban parks in the country
Levitt Shell Outdoor music venue located in Overton Park
There is always something to do at the UofM and in the City of Memphis. There are more than 5,000 events hosted each year on campus, and the city hosts a variety of festivals, concerts, shows and social events as well. You get the best of both worlds at the UofM â&#x20AC;&#x201C; great academic programs and social events to make your time here worthwhile!
Memphis, TN | Nursing
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"As a UofM student, I can attest that my experiences have been truly worthwhile and I have received a quality collegiate education. Guidance from student-focused resources like Career Services, Student Leadership & Involvement and Educational Support Programs has provided countless opportunities for me to showcase my passion for knowledge, leadership and service. I am beyond confident that I am equipped with the necessary tools to succeed in my educational and professional endeavors."
"My two favorite things about the UofM are the access to opportunity and diversity. From getting the chance to intern at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital last summer, to running for senator at-large for the Student Government Association, and multiple scholarships available to help fund one's education, the UofM offers immense opportunities to all students."
DeSoto County, MS | Social Work
Memphis, TN | Broadcast Journalism
"Coming from a small school in Mississippi, I was attracted to the diversity of the UofM and the exposure to new cultures. As a first-gen student, the First Scholars Program really helped me transition to college life. The support from the staff and other first-gen students helped me feel right at home. I was able to connect to and benefit from all of the resources on campus, including Career Services, Financial Aid and the Counseling Center."
"Coming to the UofM was one of the best decisions that I made. The culture, opportunities and people make the UofM special. I have gotten a true college experience and have been given unique opportunities through resources available from Career Services to ensure that I am prepared for life after college!"
UofM MAJORS COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES African and African American Studies (BA) American Studies (BA) Anthropology (BA) Biology (BS) Chemistry (BS/BSCh) Biochemistry General Chemistry Computer Science (BS) Criminology and Criminal Justice (BA) Earth Sciences (BA) Geoarchaeology Geography Geology Economics (BA) English (BA) African American Literature Creative Writing English as a Second Language Language and Linguistics Literature Professional Writing World Languages (BA) Chinese French German Italian Japanese Portuguese Russian Spanish Multiple Concentrations History (BA) International Studies (BA) Area Studies Global Processes Mathematical Sciences (BS) Mathematics Statistics Philosophy (BA) Physics (BS) Applied Physics Astronomy General Physics
Materials Science Physics for Medical Sciences Political Science (BA) Psychology (BA) Behavioral Neuroscience Cognitive Science General Psychology Social Work (BA) FOGELMAN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Accounting (BBA) Business Economics (BBA) Financial Economics Business Information and Technology (BBA) Finance (BBA) Banking and Financial Services Business Finance Real Estate International Business (BBA) Management (BBA) Human Resources Marketing Management (BBA) Supply Chain Management (BBA) COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION AND FINE ARTS Architecture (BFA) Art (BFA) Art Education Art History Foundation Studies Graphic Design Photography Studio Arts Communication (BA) Communication Studies Film and Video Production Interior Architecture (BFA) Journalism & Strategic Media (BA) Advertising Journalism Public Relations
Music (BM) Commercial Music Performance Composition, Theory & Musicology Conducting and Large Ensembles Harpsichord Jazz Studies Music Education Music Industry Percussion Performance (BM) Brass Keyboard Percussion String Woodwinds Theatre (BFA) Design and Technical Production Musical Theatre Performance COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Human Development and Learning (BSEd) Integrative Studies (BSEd) Youth Services Non-Licensure Secondary Math Teaching All Learners (BSEd) HERFF COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Biomedical Engineering (BSBE) Civil Engineering (BSCE) Computer Engineering (BSCPE) Electrical Engineering (BSEE) Engineering Technology (BSET) Mechanical Engineering (BSME) KEMMONS WILSON SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY & RESORT MANAGEMENT Hospitality and Resort Management (BA) Sport and Leisure Management (BS) LOEWENBERG COLLEGE OF NURSING Nursing (BSN)
SCHOOL OF HEALTH STUDIES Health Studies (BS) Dietetics Exercise, Sport and Movement Sciences Health Sciences Healthcare Leadership Physical Education Teacher Education (BSEd) COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL & LIBERAL STUDIES (DESIGN YOUR OWN DEGREE) Commercial Aviation (BS) Liberal Studies (BLS) Asian Studies and International Trade Judaic Studies Religious Studies Professional Studies (BPS) Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services Child Development and Family Studies Child Life Specialist Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Services Early Care and Learning Early Intervention Specialist Emergency Management Fashion Design Fashion Merchandising Health Services Human Services Information Technology International Organizational Leadership Law Enforcement Administration Legal Studies Manufacturing Technology Management (Lambuth) Music and Entertainment (Lambuth) Nonprofit Development & Administration Organizational Leadership Preschool and Child Care Administration Technology Management Services Urban Studies Visual Merchandising and Exhibition Design Professional Studies RODP (BPS) Information Technology International Organizational Leadership Organizational Leadership Regents Online Degree Program (BLS)
DEGREE A B B R E V I AT I O N S BA Bachelor of Arts BBA Bachelor of Business Administration BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts BLS Bachelor of Liberal Studies BM Bachelor of Music BPS Bachelor of Professional Studies BS Bachelor of Science BSBE Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering BSCh Bachelor of Science, Chemistry BSCE Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering BSCPE Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering BSEd Bachelor of Science, Education BSEE Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering BSET Bachelor or Science, Engineering Technology BSME Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering BSN Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Getting involved is easy at the UofM. With an active campus in the middle of an electrifying city, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re never far from the action.
ATHLETICS AND ACTIVITIES
ROOT LIKE A MEMPHIAN
PLAY LIKE A TIGER The savory scent of BBQ across Tiger Lane on Saturdays in the fall. The electric atmosphere of nationally televised hoops at FedExForum. The smell of a freshly cut outfield at the Tiger Softball Complex. Whether it’s football, softball, volleyball or basketball, around these parts, Memphis is more than a college team. It’s the city’s team. Spend any amount of time here, and we guarantee the Tigers will become your team too.
ATHLETICS AND ACTIVITIES
You wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t find Tigers merely sitting on the sidelines. Club and intramural sports are a pretty big deal here. Luckily, we have plenty of options, top-notch facilities and great weather that make it easy to be active year-round.
DIVISION I MEN’S & WOMEN’S SPORTS Basketball Golf Softball (W) Rifle Football Soccer
Tennis Volleyball (W) Cross Country Baseball Track & Field
INTRAMURAL SPORTS Dodgeball Flag Football Golf Kickball Racquetball
Soccer Table Tennis Tennis Volleyball
CLUB SPORTS Badminton Bowling Cricket Cycling Fencing Ice Hockey Lacrosse
Rugby Soccer Martial Arts Volleyball Water Polo Wrestling Ultimate Frisbee
The UofM is a community within the City of Memphis. The campus is filled with beautiful buildings, friendly people and a laid-back atmosphere. The main campus is bordered on three sides by no-cut-through streets, minimizing traffic and making it highly walkable. Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve combined smart planning with advanced technology and ever-present personnel to consistently achieve the lowest on-campus crime rate of the 10 largest universities in Tennessee.
UofM police officers on duty 24/7, patrolling by car, bike and foot 600 campus security cameras Mass emails, text messages and an outdoor loudspeaker system during severe weather or other emergencies Strategically placed outdoor emergency telephones Tiger Escort program to accompany students, faculty, staff and visitors around campus after dark LiveSafeÂŽ App enables direct and discreet two-way communication with UofM safety officials using text, picture, video and audio; features SafeWalk, which lets you virtually walk with your friends on their way home
You’re ready to do things you’ve never done before, to have new experiences and meet new people. Living on campus makes that possible. Here’s why: Statistics show that you’ll probably have a higher GPA. You’re more likely to graduate on time, more likely to attend class and more likely to take advantage of faculty office hours, tutors, libraries, study groups and advisor support. Everything you need is right here — great food, free WiFi, laundry service, cultural events and student activities. No worries about the hassles of traffic or parking. Our free Blue Line shuttle gets you around campus quickly, and you’re right in the middle of it all — people, events, classes, 24-hour labs, libraries and more.
TIGERS LIVE HERE Traditional residence halls or contemporary apartments, student-only facilities or family housing. At the UofM, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll find the ideal living situation for where you are right now. Explore all your options at memphis.edu/reslife or take a virtual tour at memphis.edu/virtualtour
BEYOND THE PLATE Our newly upgraded dining system will continue the trend toward a wider range of healthy options, including more locally-sourced foods, while expanding space for popular chains such as Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, Subway and more. Pop-up food stations and local food trucks on campus add to the variety and make grabbing a bite even more convenient.
LAMBUTH YOUR EDUCATION,
With all the power of a major research university behind it, UofM Lambuth, located in Jackson, TN, brings visionary learning to West Tennessee. We give area residents a campus in their own backyard, making it convenient to get a world-class education close to home. The Lambuth setting is just what you might expect in this friendly city â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a 57-acre tree-filled, tranquil campus with stately historic buildings.
UofM LAMBUTH UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS Biology Business Administration Management Criminology and Criminal Justice Education â&#x20AC;˘ Teaching All Learners Elementary K-6/Special Education Modified K-12 Licensure English Health Services Health Studies Information Technology Law Enforcement Administration Liberal Studies (Interdisciplinary Studies) Manufacturing Technology Management Music and Entertainment Nonprofit Development and Administration Nursing (RN-to-BSN) Organizational Leadership Political Science Psychology Public Relations Professional Studies Social Work
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID
MEMPHIS We believe a lack of funds should never get in the way of getting an education, which is why the UofM has had the lowest tuition/ fee increases in the State of Tennessee and dramatically improved overall affordability. You don’t have to pay for it alone; 97% of our full-time freshman students receive some sort of financial aid. And once you’re enrolled, we have programs and initiatives dedicated to keeping you in school. We want you to be able to finish what you’ve started.
· Learn how the UofM makes college more affordable at memphis.edu/access · Explore scholarships at memphis.edu/scholarships · For Tennessee residents, see if you’re eligible for the Tennessee HOPE scholarship at tn.gov/collegepays · To be considered for scholarships, submit your application by Dec. 1 · Learn about all your financial aid options at memphis.edu/financialaid · Get tuition and total cost information at memphis.edu/tuition
Step 1: Go to memphis.edu/membound and click APPLY NOW. There’s a $25 application fee for new students. Step 2: File a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form for financial aid and/ or apply to the Tennessee HOPE Lottery Scholarship program beginning October 1. Step 3: Apply before December 1 to be eligible for scholarships!
ADMITTED 1. Go to iam.memphis.edu to set up your myMemphis account.
2. Reserve your room in a residence hall at memphis.edu/reslife beginning November 1. 3. Sign up for New Student Orientation at memphis.edu/nso beginning March 1. (It’s mandatory!) 4. Visit memphis.edu/froshcamp beginning April 1 to grab your spot at Frosh Camp. (It fills up fast!) 5. Share your excitement! Post your big news for family and friends on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #MEMbound!
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