College Deliberately: University of Memphis

University of Memphis is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and character located in the city of Memphis, TN. It is known for Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies and Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

University of Memphis

place Southern Avenue, Memphis, TN 38152
phone Phone: (901) 678-2000
web Web: http://www.memphis.edu
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
University of Memphis Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1927-07-01 2025-12-09
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Last updated: 2021-07-02

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for University of Memphis. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of University of Memphis and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of University of Memphis.
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Student Centeredness

1.8 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
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University of Memphis is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 116
Baseball Men’s 35
Soccer Women’s 28

The complete list of sports at University of Memphis is available for members.

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Tuition for University of Memphis is in the 27 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.

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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how University of Memphis is discussed on reddit and twitter.
39K members.
Created: 12/11/2008
The Reddit community of Memphis, TN.
824 members.
Created: 09/03/2010
A place to discuss, ask questions, share information or pictures of things related to the University. Come here and share the latest news or share something funny that happened on campus. Tell everyone about a professor that should be avoided or one everyone should take. This is a place for students and faculty alike.
155K members.
Created: 02/22/2010
Your home for College Basketball on the internet. Forever.
1127K members.
Created: 09/09/2008
The home of college football on reddit.
425K members.
Created: 11/05/2008
A subreddit dedicated to NBA news and discussion.
27 members.
Created: 05/15/2014
William Norman “Will” Barton III[2] (born January 6, 1991) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA. Barton attended the University of Memphis and plays shooting guard. During his second year at Memphis, Barton won the Conference USA player of the year,[3] becoming the first Memphis player to win since Chris Douglas-Roberts in 2008. He was selected with the 40th pick of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers.[4]
52K members.
Created: 05/07/2009
This is a subreddit for all things concerning the Volunteer State. Make yourself at home.
23K members.
Created: 07/22/2016
Old menus – pre-1985.
33 members.
Created: 06/08/2012
Welcome to Amory, where there isn’t anything to do and the diplomas don’t matter.
108 members.
Created: 02/09/2019
An unofficial and unaffiliated subreddit for all of the schools in Tennessee, including private and religious schools, and the Tennessee Department of Education.
11K members.
Created: 11/16/2010
This subreddit is about community and union. Please post useful information and create dialogue amongst fellow redditors. Have fun and be **nice**.
29 members.
Created: 07/12/2014
When Yodels does math, this is where we do the meta-math of his math. Mostly by keeping track of the number of times Yodels does (in)significant math. On our fingers.
7 members.
Created: 08/04/2020
A community for University of Memphis students to gather online. Go Tigers Go!
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘University of Memphis’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing University of Memphis within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around University of Memphis are, on average, positive or negative.
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