University of Memphis

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University of Memphis
City: Memphis, Tennessee
Type: Public
Sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, rifle, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, volleyball[1]
Colors: blue, grey, gold
Mascot: Tigers

The University of Memphis is a Tennessee public university founded in 1912, with Dr. Seymour A. Mynders as president.[2] It was ranked a fourth tier school in US News's "National Universities: Tier 4" list.[3] The school is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.[4]


The football program has won 3 bowl games (while losing 1).[5]


  1. Memphis Tigers Official Athletic Site (English). University of Memphis.
  2. History (English). University of Memphis.
  3. National Universities: Tier 4 (English). US News.
  4. Facts at a Glance (English). University of Memphis.
  5. MEMPHIS FOOTBALL HISTORY DATABASE (English). National Champs.