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University of Memphis Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,777 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,648 tuition
$8,498 on campus room & board
$1,375 books
$1,256 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$32,489 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,360 tuition
$8,498 on campus room & board
$1,375 books
$1,256 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,461 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
96% of students receive aid
55% get federal aid ($4,841 avg)
77% get state aid ($5,010 avg)
26% get institn'l aid ($6,461 avg)
57% get loans ($5,177 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.98% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.69% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,806 93%
Federal Grant Aid $4,841 55%
Pell Grants $4,591 54%
Other Federal Grants $935 17%
Institution Grant Aid $6,461 26%
State Grant Aid $5,010 77%
Student Loans $5,177 57%
Federal Loans $5,174 57%
Other Loans $4,610 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: August 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of Memphis offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
101 Wilder Tower
Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678-2000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $277
Out of State $890


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 2
  • Jay
  • Dec-08-2014 I am a current student here

    It is an okay price for the quality. You could get the same type of teaching at Southwest.

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  • 5
  • Khalil from Horn Lake, MS
  • Jul-12-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University of Memphis is a 4-year university whose teachers, facilities, and educational programs rival those of widely acknowledged universities, such as Columbia University and Penn State. However, the University of Memphis is an inexpensive 4-year university. Students who reside in surrounding counties of the university are able to considered â??in-state,â?? which allows them to pay a cheaper tuition. As a student, $300 dining dollars are built into your tuition that can be used either to buy meals or even buy books at the campus bookstore. With no major roads running through the campus, the need to have a vehicle is little to none. In fact, the university sponsors a bus line called the â??Blue Lineâ?? that is available to all students free of charge-just have to have Student ID. The â??Blue Lineâ?? transports around campus, near local markets such as Kroger and Walmart, and even to athletic events. Most importantly, a â??Blue Lineâ?? bus is guaranteed to pass by designated pick up stations every 7 minutes.

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  • Rosalba from Bells, TN
  • Mar-07-2014 I am a current student here

    The cost for tuition is adequate and I believe every last penny is worth it because the University of Memphis has many programs that are free for students where students can come and ask for help. One program is the learning center, which provides students free tutoring on any subject.

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  • Latora from Memphis, TN
  • Nov-24-2013 I am a current student here

    The University of Memphis takes care of their students. They provide us with state of the art equipment, caring teachers, and a multitude of campus activities to allow students to socialize and also learn.

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  • 3
  • Melissa from Arlington, TN
  • Nov-20-2013 I am a current student here

    The University of Memphis knows that college is expensive, and tries their best to include a lot of stuff in your tuition. Almost all of the on campus activities are free, or are free with your University ID.

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