University of Memphis
Located on a beautiful campus in the heart of one of the South’s largest cities, the University of Memphis is the flagship institution of the Tennessee Board of Regents system. Since its beginning in 1912, the U of M has matured into a major public, metropolitan university recognized nationally and internationally for its academic, research and athletic programs. The University of Memphis offers more than 254 areas of study through its nine colleges and schools with several degree programs offered entirely online. With an enrollment of more than 20,000 students, the U of M confers bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and doctoral degrees. It is the only public university in Tennessee, and one of only 62 colleges and universities in the nation, to be classified as “Community Engaged” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The U of M has five Centers of Excellence and 25 Chairs of Excellence, more than any other Tennessee university. Take a look at the U of M's profile or U of M's website.