University of Memphis

SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT: University of Memphis

Featuring an interview with a UofM student, Daphne Rose


The University of Memphis offers over 250 areas to explore in undergraduate, graduate and honors programs, including professional and doctoral degrees. The Memphis campus is home to the well-known FedEx Institute of Technology and the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management. U of M attracts students from all over the country, and world, interested in the academic and research programs, offering a diverse learning experience for all.

The U of M is a great school to attend if you are into music and soulful culture. Memphis is known as the home of blues music and the birth place of rock n’ roll. Beale Street offers plenty of live music, local shops, and yummy dining options including some world famous BBQ joints. Located in the south, Memphis offers beautiful weather pretty much all year round. The city  runs along the Tennessee River where you can rent a canoe for the day or enjoy a concert on the water. You can also enjoy a meal on one of the many roof top bars or check out a local attraction like the Memphis Zoo or Botanical Gardens. With the hustle and bustle that Memphis has to offer, college students can’t go wrong here.


We spoke to a student at the University of Memphis, here is what she had to say:

Name: Daphne Rose

Year: Senior

Major: Paralegal Studies

Hometown: Memphis

Daphne Rose

Why did you choose to attend U of M?

I chose to attend the U of M because I started college young and didn’t want to move away from my family yet.

What do you like most about U of M?

What I like most about the U of M is the diversity.

What do you like to do for fun/extracurricular/hobbies in Memphis?

For fun, I like to go out and spend time with my friends. Some of my hobbies include shopping, seeing movies, and traveling.

Do you have any advice for incoming freshman?

Some advice I’d off for freshman would be to keep an open mind and work very hard.


If you are interested in attending University of Memphis, you can download the “Visit UofM” mobile app. On the app you can take a virtual tour of campus or take a real GPS guided tour, see local restaurants and shops, view admissions information, learn about university top points of pride, and more!


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