University of Memphis

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University of Memphis
Type Public
Established 1912 (1912)
President M. David Rudd
Location Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Blue and gray
Nickname Jaguars

University of Memphis, also called UofM, is a public research university located in the Normal Station neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee, United States. The university is organized into 13 colleges and schools offering "17 bachelor's degrees in more than 250 areas of study, Master's degrees in 54 subjects, [and] Doctoral degrees in 26 disciplines."[1] UofM is classified as a research university with high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[2] The university enrolled more than 20,500 students, and several of its graduate-level health programs ranked top-25 according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[3]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Biostatistics
31–34 credit hours, completed in roughly two years; "Candidates may choose from a thesis or a non-thesis track under the supervision of a faculty research mentor."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Graduate Certificate in Bioinformatics
15 credit hours over five courses
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Facts at a Glance". University of Memphis. Retrieved 02 December 2016. 
  2. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 02 December 2016. 
  3. "University of Memphis". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 02 December 2016.