Located on a beautiful campus in the heart of one of the South’s largest cities, the University of Memphis is the flagship institution of the Tennessee Board of Regents system. Since its establishment in 1912, the UofM has matured into a major public, metropolitan university recognized nationally and internationally for its academic, research and athletic programs. The University of Memphis offers more than 254 areas of study through its nine colleges and schools with several degree programs offered entirely online. With an enrollment of more than 21,000 students, the UofM confers bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and doctoral degrees. It is the only public university in Tennessee, and one of only 62 colleges and universities in the nation, to be classified as “Community Engaged” by the Carnegie Foundation.
For 2016-17, Affordable Colleges Online, has ranked the University of Memphis as the #1 online school in Tennessee for academic rigor, student support and affordability.
The Princeton Review has ranked the University of Memphis' Online MBA program among the top 25 in the nation. The Fogelman College of Business & Economics program was ranked No. 23 based on the first comprehensive survey of business school administrators and students taking online MBA courses.
BestColleges.com has ranked the online Criminal Justice program at the University of Memphis among the top 25 in the nation. The website compiled rankings based on the latest information from the IPEDS and College Navigator databases. Rates of acceptance, retention, graduation and enrollment were considered in the rankings.
The university offers credit for work and life experiences through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).