Founded in 1912, University of Memphis is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Memphis (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tennessee. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Millington, Jackson. Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Memphis (UofM) is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Memphis (UofM) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 104 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UofM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.