University of Memphis (U of M)
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U of M can be found in Memphis, TN, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Memphis has over twenty three thousand students enrolled per year.
An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 1360 (25th percentile) to 1780 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 25 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants accepted to U of M. We were able to estimate the University of Memphis (U of M) average GPA (3.06 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. U of M has an acceptance rate of 68% with 52% of applicants deciding to continue on and enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the University of Memphis (U of M) acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 66%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at memphis.edu.
Overall University of Memphis (U of M) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013
The overall acceptance rate for University of Memphis was reported as 68.4% in Fall 2013 with over 5,990 applications submitted to U of M. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
Accepted Applicants Profile
- U of M SAT Scores: 1360 - 1780
- U of M ACT Scores: 19 - 25
- U of M Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45
How Hard Is It to Get into University of Memphis?
Applicant Selectivity: Medium
When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Memphis, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.
Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2016 Projection
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2016-2017 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Memphis has been staying about the same from year to year.
Acceptance Rate By Year
- 2009-2010: 66.9%
- 2010-2011: 66.6%
- 2011-2012: 66.3%
- 2012-2013: 62.4%
- 2013-2014: 68.4%
- Projected U of M Acceptance Rate 2016-2017: 66.1%
How Does University of Memphis (U of M) Compare?
The acceptance rate for U of M is twenty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates
|University of Mississippi||59.4%|
|Arkansas State University-Main Campus||75.5%|
|Mississippi State University||64.8%|
|University of Arkansas at Little Rock||52.7%|
|Murray State University||82.2%|
Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
- High School GPA Scores are Required
- School Records are Required
- College Prep Classes are Required
- Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
- TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required
Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)
Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Memphis (U of M) (Fall 2013)
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||450 - 600|
|Math||460 - 600|
|Writing||450 - 580|
|Total Score||1360 - 1780|
|English||20 - 26|
|Math||17 - 24|
|Composite Score||19 - 25|