Why do prospective students choose Memphis?

Find out why more than 20,000 students choose the University of Memphis as their college home each year.

It's a vibe thing

One visit and prospective students are hooked. We have so much going for us at the University of Memphis, to be honest, our campus sells itself. Our internship program is among the nations Top 10. That's because the entire city of Memphis doubles as a classroom. When you come to college here, you'll make real-world contributions in Fortune 500 offices, art galleries, community programs and research labs all across the Memphis area.

It's a Value Thing

The UofM also happens to be one of the most affordable, large public colleges located smack-dab in the middle of one of the nation's coolest cities. We're also a major research university where ingenuity is just a given. Your diploma from the UofM will have the prestige employers are looking for, without a gigantic price tag. 


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