UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE - ADMISSION

Memphis, TennesseeLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
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University of Memphis Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 22nd 2019By -  Bhavya Rawal

The university enrolls around 20,585 students a year. With a selective admissions policy, the university has an acceptance rate of around 57%.

  • Applications are offered for the fall and spring semester. For some programs, summer semester admissions are also available.
  • University of Memphis has separate online application portals for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • International students must have an F or J Visa to get admission in the university.
  • The university accepts TOEFL/IELTS scores from nonnative speakers of English.
  • Applicants applying for the master’s degree shall submit their valid MAT exams score.

Highlights

Application PortalUniversity Admission Portal
Application FeeUndergraduate students: $50 USD
Graduate students: $60 USD
Payment ModeOnline
Acceptance Rate75%
GPA3.0
Mode of paymentCredit Card, Electronic cheque: TigerXpress
International payment: Flywire
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SessionFall/Spring/Summer
Financial AidScholarships, Work-Study, Loans

University of Memphis Admission Deadlines

International students applying from within U.S. or from outside the U.S. are required to send in their applications by following deadlines: 

DeadlinesDates
Undergraduate Students in the U.S.
Fall application deadlineAugust 01
Spring application deadlineJanuary 01
Summer application deadlineJune 01
Undergraduate Students not in the U.S.
Fall application deadlineJuly 01
Spring application deadlineOctober 15
Spring: November 15
Graduate Applicants in the U.S.
FallJuly 01
SpringDecember 01
SummerApril 01
Graduate Applicants not in the U.S.
FallMay 01
SpringSeptember 01
SummerFebruary 01

University of Memphis International Admissions

International applicant's admission requirements vary from native students. Additional documents along with the English language and visa requirements are an integral part of admission requirements.

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Official transcript copy and a certified English translation
  • Letter of recommendation
  • A test score of IELTS, TOEFL, or IEI
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is accepted
  • Graduate applicants are required to submit their GRE/GMAT scores as per program requirement
  • Freshman applicants must submit their SAT or ACT scores
  • Health certificate issued by a certified practicing doctor
  • An affidavit of support and financial statement

English Proficiency Test Score 

English Language proficiency minimum test scores required for the International students are mentioned below:

English Language TestMinimum Score
UG
TOEFL iBT
pBT
61
500
IELTS6.0
PG
TOEFL iBT
cBT
pBT
79
210
550
IELTS6.0

Visa Process for International Applicants

  • Applicants must get the I-20 form from the university
  • Provide the following documents needed for I-20:
    • Updated financial information
    • Updated address information (not the postal box)
    • Scanned image of the passport data page
  • Complete I-20 and pay the SEVIS fee
  • Next, apply for visa F-1 student visa.
  • Schedule a visa interview appointment at your local U.S. Embassy or consulate.

University of Memphis Undergraduate Admissions

The UoM offers more than 50 majors in undergraduate programs and the admission process for all the programs is the same.

Application Portal: University of Memphis Undergraduate Admission

Application Fees: $50 USD

Admission requirements

  • An official copy of academic records (records must be in English)
  • English proficiency test scores
  • Scores of SAT or ACT
  • Evidence to support financial support
  • Health Certificate

University of Memphis Graduate Admission

  • Candidates must have secured a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Have completed their bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university
  • Have taken the appt entrance examination within five years of the application date.
  • Candidates shall submit their official transcript
  • Letters of recommendation from professional administrators
  • Current resume
  • Personal statement of interest
  • Some programs may waive their entrance examination requirement for students with exceptional credentials

Programs may have specific admission criteria or requirements; however, the general admission remains the same. Here we are sharing the requirements of some major graduate programs.

Application Portal: UofM Graduate School

Application Fee: 60 USD

CourseAcademic Requirements
MS CSMinimum GPA: 2.5; Official GRE test results; Professional resume; Official transcript; Typewritten statement; Two letters of recommendation
MS EngineeringGPA: 3.0; The official score of MAT or GRE; Two letters of recommendation; Writing sample Letter of interest
MS Information SystemsGMAT or GRE; Official transcript; Typewritten statement; Two letters of recommendation
MBAMinimum GPA: 3.0; Official GRE or GMAT test results; Professional resume; Official transcript; Typewritten statement; Two letters of recommendation

International applicants shall begin the application process at least four months to get their documents processed and verified on time. Selection is done on a competitive basis and there are additional requirements for international applicants.

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