University of Memphis

Memphis. Tennessee

Application for Admission

First-Time Freshman has no previous college enrollment after high school. To be considered for admission, First-Time Freshman must:

  1. Apply for Admission.
  2. Pay the non-refundable application fee ($25).
  3. Provide an official transcript of all high school credits with a minimum of 3 years of high school work included.
  4. Provide a standardized exam result (ACT or SAT)

Students offered admission to the University of Memphis will be notified of the decision in writing. Most decisions are made within 24-48 hours of becoming complete. At times, more information may be requested (7th semester grades, 8th semester grades, new/improved test results, etc.).


The following list of high school units represents the minimum high school academic requirements:

  • English (4 units)
  • Visual and/or Performing Arts (1 unit)
  • Mathematics (3 units: Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II at least)
  • Natural and Physical Science (2 units: at least one unit of Biology, Chemistry or Physics)
  • Social Studies (2 units: 1 unit must be US History)
  • Foreign Language (2 units: of the same language)