Applying to Memphis

Admission Scoreboard
Acceptance Rate 85.20%
Yield 22.43%
SAT Score 1,095
ACT Score 23
Applicants 13,298

Applying To Memphis

For the academic year 2020-21, the acceptance rate is 85.2% at University of Memphis where a total of 13,298 students applied and 11,330 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,095 and the average ACT score is 23. It requires three items and recommends 1 articles to submit to their applicants. The following table describes the general admission information for applying to University of Memphis.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$25
Graduate Application Fees$35
Admission Informationwww.memphis.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.memphis.edu/admissions/freshmen/apply_ugrd.php
Acceptance Rate85%
Average Test Scores1,095 SAT / 23 ACT
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2020-2021, the acceptance rate is 85.20% where a total of 13,298 students (5,014 men and 8,284 women) have applied to Memphis and 11,330 (4,232 men and 7,098 women) students have been admitted to the school. Among them, 1,046 male and 1,495 female students have enrolled into Memphis and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 22.43%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Memphis
Acceptance Rate 85.20% 84.40% 85.68%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 22.43% 24.72% 21.06%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Memphis, 169 applicants (7% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,358 applicants (93%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,095 and the average ACT score is 23 at Memphis. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,200 and 25th percentile score is 990. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 78 and the 25th percentile score is 56. The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Memphis.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at Memphis
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500610
SAT Math490590
ACT Composite1926
ACT Math1725
ACT English2027
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

University of Memphis requires 3 item(s) (High School GPA, High School Record (or Transcript), TOEFL) and recommends 1 articles (Formal Demonstration of Competencies) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 3 item(s) (Completion of College Preparatory Program, Admission Test Scores, Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)) are considered but not required to submit. The following table summarizes the application requirements at University of Memphis
Application Requirements for Memphis
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at University of Memphis is Semester. University of Memphis accepts Dual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Credit for Military Training. Next table describes credits that University of Memphis accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training